Vacancy: Senior Veterinary Epidemiologist, Inverness

Job title
Senior Veterinary Epidemiologist (Inverness)

£41,858 to £48,930 per annum



£41,858 to £48,930 per annum REF: ANF/E/034/19

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors. SRUC’s Epidemiology Research Unit (ERU), based in Inverness, focuses on applied animal health research, both in Scotland and internationally.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Veterinary Epidemiologist, with an interest in the UK pig industry, to join ERU’s interdisciplinary team of veterinary epidemiologists, microbiologists, data managers, statistical and mathematical modellers, and economists.

The holder of this post would have key responsibility for engaging with the Scottish and UK pig industries, administering existing health schemes with the support of the industry, and developing and leading new initiatives for the benefit of this sector. The successful candidate will also be involved in a new livestock disease surveillance intelligence centre, and will participate in the Scottish Government’s Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks (EPIC) and other animal health-related research funded by Scottish Government’s Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division.

We are looking for an individual with a veterinary degree and a PhD in Veterinary Epidemiology / a closely related field or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will have significant research, project management, and ideally line management experience, as well as experience in the development and delivery of training at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels. The ability to work effectively as part of a larger team is essential. The appointee may be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or eligible for registration but this is not essential. Knowledge and experience of large animal veterinary medicine would be desirable with a Diploma from ECVPH an advantage.

This position will be based in SRUC’s Epidemiology Research Unit in Inverness. The salary will be in the region of £41,858 to £48,930 per annum.

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