Practicing/Senior Veterinarian in Dairy Cattle Health and Production

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Monday, 18 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Veterinary Science
Palmerston North

The School of Veterinary Science at Massey University, invites applications for two positions of Practicing Veterinarian/Professional Clinician or Senior Practicing Veterinarian/Professional Clinician in Dairy Cattle Health and Production based in the mighty Manawatū.

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The School of Veterinary Science advances knowledge in animal health and welfare, biosecurity, conservation and sustainable productivity. We are a world-leader in our field, working with governments, other universities, international and national organisations and companies to improve animal health and production, and human health.

We have:

  • over 1000 students
  • 250 staff
  • 170 research programmes.

If you are interested in inspiring and engaging the next generation of veterinarians in New Zealand this position is the ideal opportunity for you. The position is suited to an ambitious dairy cattle veterinarian who wishes to develop their career in teaching dairy cattle health and production. You will provide clinical services to clients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (primarily dairy cattle but also other production animal species) and participate in teaching on-farm visits, in practicals, tutorials and lectures.

This position will also provide you with a variety of opportunities to develop your career in cooperation with veterinary and animal scientists with world class expertise in pastoral animal health, preventative medicine, pastoral nutrition, information systems, theriogenology and epidemiology.

The position is available on clinical track and will be dependent on the skills and qualifications of the successful applicant.

You must hold a veterinary degree registrable in New Zealand and have some clinical experience. There is the potential for this to be a part-time role.

Enquiries of an academic nature may be directed to Prof Richard Laven ( or Tim Crawshaw Head of Farm Services (

Closing date: 5 January 2020

For further information and to apply online, visit: