Academic in Ruminant Health and Production

Wagga Wagga, Australia
01 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Varied and challenging teaching position with opportunities for research and/or clinical activity
  • Contribute to the development of Veterinary professionals for regional and rural Australia
  • Great rural location in the picturesque NSW regional city of Wagga Wagga

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $67,481 to $135,637 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As a member of the Ruminant Health and Production team you will contribute to the teaching of production animal medicine and veterinary clinical skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

In this role you could participate in the development and provision of clinical and/or consulting services to livestock producers and/or have the opportunity to engage and develop your research profile.

Wagga Wagga is a vibrant regional centre, with great options for families, sport and entertainment facilities, and other recreational activities. Our students are selected for their knowledge of, and commitment to, regional veterinary practice and animal production systems.

To be successful you will have:

  • Current registration or be eligible for registration in NSW with the Veterinary Practitioners Board as a practicing veterinarian
  • A strong desire to share knowledge and experience with students
  • Experience in delivering high quality student-centred learning and teaching, or an aptitude for production animal practice or research, and an enthusiasm for teaching
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong professional partnerships, networks and relationships both locally and internationally

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 profile with expanding numbers of higher research degree students.

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

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, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences | | Ph: 02 6933 4107

Closing Date: 11 pm, 29 July 2020