Research Opportunities

VetCompass Epidemiologist - Fixed Term (1yr)

Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics & Public Health Group

Location:  Hawkshead (nr Potters Bar, Herts)
Salary:  £30,682 to £35,802 Per Annum Including London Weighting
Fixed Term / Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 06 October 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 27 October 2021
Reference:  PPS-0154-21A


We invite applications for the role as VetCompass Companion Animal Epidemiologist in the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Population Health (VEEPH) group at the RVC. This exciting position within the Department of Pathobiology and Population Sciences (PPS) will appeal to researchers with some primary-care clinical background and with experience in epidemiology and scientific writing. The position is offered as an initial one-year research assistant role with the potential for extension. 

You will play an important role in the ongoing development of the VetCompass Programme ( ) and will be primarily focused on administrative organisation and supporting the work of a wide range of researchers within VetCompass. There is also potential to become directly involved in some original companion animal research projects.  

We are looking for candidates ideally with veterinary (or allied) and epidemiological (or allied) qualifications and experience, a track record of companion animal research and scientific writing, and with good interpersonal skills and strong organisational abilities.  

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Dan O’Neill. (Senior Lecturer Companion Animal Epidemiology, Pathobiology and Population Sciences (PPS) ) by email:

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