Small Animal Rotating Internship

Gatton, Lockyer Valley, Australia
26 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Veterinary Science

The School of Veterinary Science has a rich history having been founded in 1936 and has a well-deserved reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus and maintains a clinic at the Dayboro north-west of Brisbane.

The role

The position commences in January 2018. In this role, the intern will help to perform a broad range of clinical services and will work in a combined clinical, teaching and research environment at the UQ Veterinary Hospital, Gatton. Under the guidance of senior staff, the intern will have responsibility for the management of primary, emergency, referral medicine and surgical cases, including diagnostic work ups and treatments. The emphasis is on training by doing, with ample opportunity to consult with senior staff informally and during the regular rounds and tutorial sessions. As experience is gained, the intern will take on a great level of responsibility. This position will also assist in the training of undergraduate and postgraduate students through demonstration and practical instruction.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent, registrable in Queensland.


There are 2 full-time, fixed term positions at Clinical Academic level A, increment 1. The current remuneration package for this level is $64,533.50 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be $70,664.18 p.a.)

Position Description 

500821_Small Animal Intern.pdf 


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Bob Doneley, on +61 7 5460 1788 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume, Academic transcripts and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.