Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science Scholarships at University of Queensland

  • Phd, Master
  • $45,000 p/a
  • 16 September 2020
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The offered position is a 3.5-year program which includes intensive clinical training in Large Animal Internal Medicine (Equine emphasis) through a formal ACVIM-approved residency program, and research-by-thesis training leading to the award of a Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc).

The clinical training component of the DVClinSc program involves contribution to the management of referral internal medicine cases in the Equine Specialist Hospital (ESH) within the School of Veterinary Science. The resident is expected to provide high-quality clinical services, ensure hospitalised cases receive excellent care, provide excellent communication to clients and referring veterinarians, contribute to the after-hours service in the ESH on a rotating basis and ensure adequate record keeping and billing practices are maintained. In this role, the resident will also be required to be involved in case-based clinical teaching of veterinary science students and interns and will be expected to be involved in some didactic teaching (lectures and practical teaching).

The research-by-thesis component of the DVClinSc provides students with an opportunity to develop and enhance analytical and research skills through independent investigation in a specific field related to the residency within the subject discipline of Equine Internal Medicine. Candidates will be provided with the equivalent of two semesters of dedicated time free from clinical work to allow completion of research activities during their DVClinSc program. Candidates are expected to participate in research activities on a part-time basis during other periods in the program.

On successful completion of the program candidates will be awarded the Doctor of Veterinary Clinical Science (DVClinSc) degree. Candidates who successfully complete the program will also be expected to complete their credentials to obtain the status of Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the Large Animal Internal Medicine specialty.

The program includes additional financial support contributing to research costs and to travel costs for students to attend relevant conferences or training opportunities. Externship costs are not covered by the program.

A working knowledge of equine internal medicine and veterinary physiology would be of benefit to someone working on this project.

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The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland.

Eligibility

Benefits

$45,000 per annum (2020 rate), indexed annually

Application

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow this link. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should:

When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. Select ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and type in ‘EQUINE’ in the 'Name of scholarship' field.
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