Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
$90,618 to $107,397
09 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Continuing, full-time
  • $90,618 to $107,397 per annum (Level B)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas thrive.

The School of Environmental and Rural Science (ERS) at UNE has an international reputation as a research-based education group, teaching agricultural and environmental science and management, along with
active involvement in several agricultural Cooperative Research Centres. The ERS team are actively involved in education and research programs both nationally and internationally and are well recognised by science and industry research funding bodies and industry partners. Currently the School is seeking a passionate and innovative academic for the role of Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare.

About the role

This position will be responsible for undergraduate teaching and curriculum development in animal science disciplines including animal behaviour, welfare and applied animal physiology (farm and companion animals and natural populations) and some of the underlying basic sciences. Furthermore the candidate will be expected to provide postgraduate research supervision, manage existing research projects and develop a strong research profile with the opportunity to dramatically expand UNE's profile in these areas.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will need:

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a
fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit:www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and www.experiencethehighs.com.au/.

Closing Date: Sunday 27th November 2016

Reference No: 216144

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.