Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Veterinary Professional Practice

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Part Time

School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science

Reference no. 1905/1116                                           

  • Become part of a research-focused institution
  • Benefit from working in a collegiate team environment and enhance and develop your academic profile
  • Part time, 3 days a week, continuing position, remuneration package: $104K-$139K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super)

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. We employ over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The School of Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney is a world-class facility for student learning, research excellence and animal welfare. Its Camperdown and Camden campuses are recognised internationally as leading providers of veterinary education and key contributors to world best practice in the care and welfare of animals. The School aligns its key learning objectives with the University's Learning and Teaching Plan and adopts its principles to promote research-enhanced learning and teaching and fosters lifelong learning.

In keeping with these principles, The School is committed to developing and delivering an innovative world-class postgraduate veterinary training program (DVM) that prepares graduates for their veterinary profession in a local and global context.

The successful applicant will work with a team of academics responsible for teaching Veterinary Professional Practice to postgraduate veterinary students in the School of Veterinary Science. Veterinary Professional Practice themes support the development of students as autonomous and self-motivated learners and aim to prepare students for successful and fulfilling careers as professional veterinarians by developing important graduate attributes within the Veterinary Profession context.

In joining a research-focused Institution, the appointee will also make significant contributions to the scholarship, research and professional activities of the School of Veterinary Science as they relate to Professional Practice and Veterinary Education.

If the University is not satisfied with the preferred candidate’s medical practitioner’s assessment, the preferred candidate(s) must obtain a satisfactory fitness assessment by the University’s nominated Work Health and Safety Physician or relevant medical specialist.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 1 December 2016 (11.30am Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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