Animal Welfare Officer

Casuarina, Darwin, Australia
$103,752 to $109,577
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

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Continuing full-time appointment
HEW Level 9 Salary $103,752 to $109,577
17 percent superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus 

Share your passion for animal welfare and management with our dynamic research team at Charles Darwin University.

The Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) delivers high quality centralised research service across CDU. This support includes: business development and grant submissions, post award administration, ethics and integrity, higher degree research (HDR) student administration, research training for research staff and students, HDR scholarship management and training, and the collection, analysis and reporting of CDU’s research activities.

As the Animal Welfare Officer (AWO), your role is to ensure animal management practices at Charles Darwin University comply with the highest standards of animal welfare. This includes promoting awareness of best practice and ensuring that the standards required by relevant legislation are observed, and that decisions of the Animal Ethics Committee are complied with. The AWO will also advise researchers on the design of research to ensure that these activities reflect humane and ethical treatment of animals. 

To be successful, you require a postgraduate qualification, preferably in veterinary science and extensive relevant experience in animal welfare or extensive management experience and proven management expertise.

Applications Close: 28 April 2017

For more information please contact Dr Alexandra Murray, Executive Officer on 08 8946 6032 or via email 

Statement of Claim:

Attention Applicants: It is a requirement of this selection process that applicants provide a Current Resume / CV, a Statement of Claim addressing the Selection Competencies as listed in the Position Profile.

CDU Diversity Statement:

Charles Darwin University embraces diversity and the innovative ideas, perspectives and experiences our diverse workforce contributes. As a leading employer within the Northern Territory, Charles Darwin University is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve their career aspirations. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.