Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Equine Science

Wagga Wagga, Australia
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Engaging and contemporary educational and working environment
  • Great NSW regional location in Wagga Wagga
  • Competitive salary and benefits

The Role

  • Fixed Term (12 months) Full Time
  • $ 66,288 to $112,099 pa (plus Super)
  • Wagga Wagga

This position contributes to both the academic teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, principally on the Equine Science Course, and also to the research output of the School. Teaching Equine Science students involves internal and external cohorts, with on-campus classes for internal students and online delivery and compulsory residential schools for students studying online. The successful applicant is expected to have demonstrated a passion for Equine Science. They will develop and deliver subject material within the discipline of equine science.

They will be expected to deliver subjects that are relevant to the equine industry, specifically breeding subjects, to undergraduate and post graduate students. They will carry out a full range teaching related quality assurance processes, contribute to continuing course review and undertake contemporary equine science related research. The successful applicant would also be expected to become an active member of the Equine Science Team enabling it to attain its visions and to provide a lively, engaging and contemporary educational and working environment for students and staff.

To be successful you will have:

  • Qualifications relevant to the level being applied for as specified in the Selection Criteria;
  • An ability to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver high-quality student-centred learning and teaching; and
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills including negotiating, presenting, active listening and the giving and receiving of constructive feedback

About Us.

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides courses in animal science, equine science, veterinary science and veterinary technology and has a strong research reputation with expanding numbers of higher research degree students.

The School has a substantial infrastructure of a very high standard for veterinary training including a Veterinary Clinical Centre, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Small Animal Clinic and Equine Centre.

Located in Wagga Wagga, you will be based in one of NSW's most liveable regional cities. Wagga offers a great lifestyle and range of family orientated facilities, including many schools, a diverse range of sporting and cultural opportunities and a specialist medical precinct, with great accessibility to major cities, including Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and the Victorian snowfields.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements.

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Rob Woodgate | Head of School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6933 4107

Closing Date: 11pm, 20 November 2018