Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Equine Surgery

Wagga Wagga, Australia
AUD$102,486 to AUD$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
22 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
03 May 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Join a dedicated School committed to delivering world class professional activities, learning, teaching and research
  • Stay connected: deliver high-class equine surgery services at our state-of-the-art Veterinary Clinical Centre
  • Lead with impact: play a significant role in advancing the discipline through professional, research and teaching priorities

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • AUD$102,486 to AUD$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Additional clinical loading and remuneration for after-hours duties
  • Wagga Wagga, NSW (relocation and migration assistance provided)

We are currently seeking an outstanding equine surgeon and educator who will actively contribute to professional and academic leadership in the provision of high-quality equine surgery services at our Veterinary Clinical Centre in Wagga Wagga.

Working with senior equine medicine, theriogenology and equine surgery clinicians, anaesthetists and technical staff, you will be joining a team focused on delivering high-quality clinical services, teaching and research. You will be required to deliver teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students (residents) in both a clinical and didactic setting.

To be successful in this role, you will have proven leadership and stakeholder engagement capabilities, with a demonstrated commitment to upholding the Universitys values and the advancement of the discipline of equine surgery and the veterinary profession.

Eligibility for registration as a veterinarian with the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW is essential for this position in addition to specialist qualifications in equine surgery or eligibility to obtain.

The successful candidate will be appointed to either a teaching research or teaching professional work function and will have access to the Universitys generous relocation support scheme.

To be successful you will have:

  • Qualification relevant to the level being applied for, or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • Eligibility for registration as a veterinarian with the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW
  • Board certification by the American and/or European College of Veterinary Surgeons and/or the Australian and NZ College of Veterinary Scientists or eligibility to sit board examination or equivalent
  • A record of research/creative works or professional activity relevant to the discipline, and for level C and D applicants, academic achievement at a national and/or international standing
  • Commitment to delivering high quality student centred learning, and for level C and D applicants, demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership and/ or build people capability in an academic setting

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.

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 and Health 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.

The School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences provides more than twenty undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Faculty of Science and Health. This includes Agricultural Science, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Equine Science, Environmental Science, Geospatial Science and Veterinary Science. The School has substantial infrastructure of a high standard for training veterinary undergraduates and postgraduates, including access to on-campus veterinary enterprises in Wagga. The School has a strong research profile, including significant numbers of undergraduate honours and higher research degree students. Relevant research strengths include equitation science, animal health, welfare and diseases, epidemiology, biosecurity, toxicology, animal models of human conditions, animal production and sustainable agriculture.

Charles Sturt University offers great benefits such as a work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

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

Associate Professor Raphael Labens | Superintendent and Specialist in Equine Surgery | rlabens@csu.edu.au | Ph: (02) 6933 2604

Closing Date: 11 pm, 3 May 2023

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