Lecturer, Veterinary Public Health

Adelaide, Australia
05 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

(Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

3 year fixed-term opportunity available, with the possibility of converting to continuing.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences seeks to appoint a specialist veterinary public health academic to teach and mentor the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary technicians. This academic role requires the appointee to contribute to courses in veterinary public health, assuming responsibility for the coordination of the Veterinary Public Health and Biosecurity course and final year rotations in Veterinary Public Health/One Health, and teaching into other programs as required. They will introduce innovative approaches to teaching and learning, including on-line and intensive mode delivery. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to research within the Department of Pathobiology and Population Health and wider academic community, and supervise clinical research projects, Honours and PhD students.

The Faculty of Sciences is strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements are welcomed, and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

To be successful you will need:

  • A qualification in Veterinary Science that is acceptable for registration in South Australia, a specialist qualification in veterinary public health and a PhD in veterinary public health or a related discipline (epidemiology).
  • Demonstrated experience in innovative and effective teaching, supervising and mentoring tertiary level students in veterinary public health, in particular food safety and hygiene.
  • Demonstrated research experience and scholarship in veterinary public health, evidenced by a track record of research outputs including publications in highly regarded peer-reviewed veterinary scientific journals.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an academic team.
  • Exemplary personal qualities fully aligned with our institutional values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 7 November 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Wayne Hein
Head of School, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 37987
E: wayne.hein@adelaide.edu.au

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

Bill Savas
HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
P: +61 (8) 831 33170
E: scienceshr@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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.

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