Associate Professor – Anatomic Pathology

Townsville (Suburb), North Queensland (AU)
31 Aug 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Be at the forefront of veterinary sciences in the Tropics
  • Provide leadership in anatomic pathology teaching
  • Great opportunity to live and work in Tropical North Queensland

James Cook University (JCU) seeks to appoint an Associate Professor of Anatomic Pathology within the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. A permanent position, this role is located in picturesque North Queensland, based at the Townsville campus.

College of Public Health, Medicine and Veterinary Sciences

Through its research, teaching and engagement activities, the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine at James Cook University is at the forefront of improving health in rural, remote, Indigenous and tropical communities within Australia and world-wide.

As one of the three colleges of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences not only focuses on the creation of high-quality, highly-employable graduates through our multi discipline programs but are also crucial contributors to the health needs of Northern Australians and their animals.

Your role

As an accomplished professional in your field, you will take responsibility for undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in anatomic pathology, particularly in the provision of biopsy and necropsy gross and histopathology reports, teaching histology, and general and systemic pathology.

Not only will you will have the opportunity to work on a varied repertoire of species – from wildlife to stock to companion animals but you will also be instrumental in further developing a service orientated hub for Tropical Australia for diagnostic services including bacteriology and virology to government organisations, veterinary practices and industry groups.

As well as recruiting and supervising postgraduate students in appropriate studies, you will actively identify promising research topics, and collaborations in order to make significant contributions to the College’s research profile, grow funded research and recruit students.

The benefits

JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • flexible working arrangements
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • Level of appointment and commencing salary will be in accordance with qualifications and experience.
  • Relocation and visa assistance

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Applications close: 31st October 2016