Lecturer, Veterinary Biosciences
- UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
- Melbourne, Australia
- $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super
- 05 Mar 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 20 Mar 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Life sciences, Veterinary Science
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Role type: Full time; Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: Veterinary Biosciences, Melbourne Veterinary School
Salary: Level B – $110,236 – $130,900 p.a. plus 17% super
The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.
About the Faculty of Science
Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education. Science begins with curiosity, and we are dedicated to understanding the universe from the level of sub-atomic particles to the solar system. We aim to be leaders who positively impact the community locally and globally, addressing major societal issues from climate change to disease. Our discoveries help build an understanding of the world around us.
Our strength is our breadth of expertise. We are the second largest faculty in the University comprising seven schools: Agriculture, Food, Forest & Ecosystems Sciences, BioSciences, Chemistry, Geography, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics and The Melbourne Veterinary School.
This depth of knowledge positions the faculty to better understand, explore and impact our world and humanity, within a truly comprehensive Faculty of Science.
About the Role
The Lecturer (Veterinary Biosciences) will provide excellence in teaching and research and will contribute to the Faculty’s teaching and research in areas such as animal health, anatomy, physiology and welfare. The position will draw upon clinical and basic scientific knowledge to deliver teaching to undergraduate and graduate students in the DVM program, particularly in years 1-3 of the course.
The position will have strong commitment to innovative, high quality teaching and the provision of supervision to research higher degree students and will deliver teaching to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students, developing and delivering lectures, workshops and classes throughout the DVM program.
The position will be primarily located at the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne but will be expected to teach and to attend meetings, seminars and conferences. other campuses or facilities from time to time.
- Contributing to teaching and learning at all levels, which enhance student learning and experience in a variety of settings by delivering tutorials, lectures, practical demonstrations and laboratory-based workshops which may extend to preparation individual consultations and the provision of online resources
- Assisting in the development of innovative programs and curriculum design and development of learning materials, and identify appropriate approaches to teaching within the discipline
- Undertaking independent and innovative research and delivering against research objectives to meet project milestones and reporting schedule
- Leading and fostering research activities of, and mentoring students as appropriate to the level of the role
As a Lecturer (Veterinary Biosciences), you will have demonstrated experience of independent teaching and will be required to develop teaching materials and contribute to the management and development of Veterinary Pre-Clinical Science teaching within the School. You will have the ability to work independently under limited supervision and as a member of the team to deliver high-quality teaching and/or scholarly outcomes.
Lecturers at the University of Melbourne will contribute to scholarly activities through independent contributions to teaching and to research and professional practice resulting in high impact publications and outputs, as appropriate to the level of appointment.
You will also have:
- An awarded relevant veterinary degree or equivalent degree registrable in the State of Victoria or a post-graduate research degree awarded in a relevant discipline, or close to completion with relevant experience in a similar position
- Prior experience in innovative and effective teaching at undergraduate/DVM level within a related discipline
- Demonstrated experience in providing academic mentoring and consultation to students
- Excellent organisational and administrative abilities and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English, appropriate for scientific and lay audiences including the preparation of original oral and written presentations and publications.
To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.
Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.
About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.
Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:
- Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
- Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
- Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
- Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
- Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.
If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.
^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close: 20 MARCH 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Position description: 0058850_Lecturer (Veterinary Biosciences)_PD.pdf