Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Production and Science

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
05 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Agricultural Sciences

  • Continuous full-time position 
  • Lecturer | Salary range $92k-$109k plus 17% superannuation contributions
  • Senior Lecturer | Salary range $113k-$130k plus 17% superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging opportunities
  • Ref: 1224B01/201804 

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences (“VLS”) was formed in January 2013 from an amalgamation of the Schools of Veterinary and Biomedical Science, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology and Environmental Science. The combination of these individually strong areas has resulted in a new and enlarged School with major strengths in teaching and research across the whole of the life sciences.  
The Role
The School actively pursues a cross-disciplinary approach to research and teaching. It has excellent relationships with the animal industries, government and the wider community, and active research interactions with local, national and overseas institutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual capable of teaching animal and veterinary science students the principles and practices associated with animal production systems, particularly in relation to cattle and sheep.  
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
The applicant will have a strong research record in animal production systems and meat science and a track record of collaboration with fellow researchers and industry. Preference will be given to candidates with an agricultural science degree or related discipline, a demonstrated capacity for team interaction, evidence for the ability to develop an independent research program, successful applications for external research funding, evidence of peer-reviewed publications, and a track record of postgraduate student supervision.
Think Murdoch
This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants, who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure the required assistance is provided.  
For more information or to apply:

Please visit http://jobs.murdoch.edu.au/ to view the Guide for Applicants and Position Description, here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.   
Closing date:   5 May 2017(11:59pm)

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