Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Animal Physiology

Wagga Wagga, Murrumbidgee Region, Australia
$89,434 to $145,327
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full Time, Continuing
  • Level B/C/D – $89,434 to $145,327 (Plus 17% Superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is located in the picturesque NSW regional city of Wagga Wagga and provides undergraduate courses in Animal Science, Equine Science, Veterinary Technology and Veterinary Science. The School has substantial infrastructure of a high standard for training veterinary undergraduates, including a Veterinary Clinical Centre and Equine Centre, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and a Small Animal Clinic as well as modern laboratories and animal facilities. The School has a rapidly growing research profile reflected in increasing numbers of undergraduate honours and higher research degree students.

The latest government surveys www.qilt.edu.au rank the Veterinary program at CSU top amongst Australian Veterinary programs for student satisfaction (95.7%), teaching quality (97.1%) and graduate satisfaction (93.8%).

The Role: As an academic in Animal Physiology you join other staff in the discipline to teach undergraduate and Masters students in the theoretical and practical aspects of physiology and/or cell biology. Subjects cover all body systems from whole animals to cells and are relevant to production, companion and wildlife species.

Research activity is an important part of the role and the incumbent will develop collaborative or independent research related to animal physiology and supervise research students. Current research strengths in the Faculty are in toxicology, welfare physiology, wildlife disease, animal models of human conditions, reproduction, clinical science and animal production.

Contribution to a broad range of professional and administrative roles within the School is also required. At level D leadership of programs and broader University activities is expected

The Location: Attractive remuneration with flexible working environment offered at a great regional location. Wagga Wagga, NSW’s largest and fastest growing inland city and hub of the rich, inland agricultural region known as the Riverina. It is rated as Australia’s most family friendly city. The region boasts stunning landscapes, excellent medical, schooling, shopping and sporting facilities. Wagga Wagga is a thriving, innovative, connected community, on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River with easy access to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Relocation allowance is available to the successful applicant and dependent family.

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria listed in the position description.

Applications Close: 4 January 2017