Associate Lecturer / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Equine Science

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Level A/B/C: AU$72,062 to AU$144,318 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
23 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Share your passion and innovation for Equine Science in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Join a dedicated and supportive team to provide an engaging and contemporary educational environment
  • Generous financial support available to assist with relocating to the beautiful Wagga Wagga region

The Role

  • 2x positions: Continuing, Full Time
  • Level A/B/C: AU$72,062 to AU$144,318 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga, NSW

Contribute to the academic teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, primarily in the Equine Science course, and as well as the research output of the School.

You will be delivering Equine Science teaching both on-campus and online, with compulsory intensive schools for online students required. You will also be developing and delivering contemporary evidence-based scientific subject material within the discipline. You will also demonstrate and model ethical horse handling.

As an Equine Science educator, you will also carry out teaching related quality assurance, contribute to continuing course review and undertake industry relevant equine science related research. You will also be expected to become an active member of the Equine Science team, collaborating with passionate colleagues to work towards the teams vision of excellence in equine practice and to provide a lively, contemporary and engaging educational and working environment for students and staff.

Experience working with a wide range of horses and delivering high quality learning and teaching in equine health, reproduction, rehabilitation and/or statistics would be highly regarded.

To be successful you will have:

  • Qualification relevant to the level being applied for, or equivalent accreditation and standing in Equine Science.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within the equine industry, including the safe and sustainable handling of horses
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to delivering evidence based, student centred learning and teaching
  • A record of research/creative works or professional activity relevant to Equine Science and, for appointment at level C, works or activity at a national level.

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 or by contacting:

Professor Hayley Randle | Acting Head of School, School of Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6933 4805

Closing Date: 11 pm, 22 April 2023

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