Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Adelaide, Australia
Sunday, 15 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 10 April 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position

Exciting new opportunity in Animal Science.

The University of Adelaide’s School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences has achieved impressive indicators of excellence in 11 years of operation. The School’s veterinary program leapt into the Global Top 50 in the 2019 QS academic discipline rankings and received an ERA evaluation rating at level 5 (well above international standard) in the 2019 Excellence for Research in Australia evaluation round. The School provides exceptional outcome-based education and training of animal and veterinary scientists in a strong research environment, consisting of world leading multi-disciplinary teams that provide opportunities for cross disciplinary research, education and innovation in animal health and welfare.

The school now invites applications for an exciting new full-time academic position in Animal Science. To be appointed, the successful applicant will have the ability to contribute to teaching excellence in physiology in the Animal Science, Animal Behaviour and Veterinary Technology programs. The successful applicant will have demonstrated abilities to attract research funding and develop a high quality research program within Animal Science in the future.

You will need to be an enthusiastic, innovative and team-orientated person with a passion for delivering the highest standards of research and teaching. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be motivated to play an important role in the delivery of all programs offered at Roseworthy campus.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD or equivalent experience in Animal Science, Agricultural Science or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in livestock production with a particular emphasis on physiology.
  • Demonstrated ability in undergraduate teaching.
  • Ability to contribute to the development and conduct of high quality teaching and research in animal sciences.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds in the development of funding applications and implementation of research projects.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

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Please address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 14 April 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Rachel Norris
Head, Department of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience,
School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 37901
E: rachel.norris@adelaide.edu.au

For a confidential discussion regarding the recruitment process for this position, contact:

Michelle Carter
HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 39271
E: scienceshr@adelaide.edu.au

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.