Current job opportunities at the WVSC:

Veterinary Disease Investigator

Are you a veterinary surgeon looking for a new challenge or with an interest in pathology? Do you fancy a job with scope to develop areas of interest in disease diagnosis and/or surveillance?

We are looking to add another Vet to our team of Veterinary Disease Investigators at the Wales Veterinary Science Centre in Aberystwyth. The primary role will be conducting and reporting postmortem examinations of livestock and wildlife (contributing to the Government surveillance network), advising vets on diagnostic tests, organising CPD courses/conferences, and working closely with the vets and staff in APHA and vet practices across Wales. There will also be opportunities to work with Aberystwyth University at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

We are a close-knit team here at WVSC and projects will be shared out between Vets dependent on personal interest and experience. We also provide laboratory diagnostic services which are expanding to support disease eradication programmes and to support vets and farmers in Wales. There is flexibility in the post with part-time, flexitime and seasonal working all possible scenarios for the right candidate.  If you are interested, then please email bevhopkins at for more details or if you want to chat further, then please get in touch and have a chat with Jon or Bev to discuss the possibilities on (01970) 612374. All working patterns and levels of experience considered.

Vet 2021 – job description

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