Associate Professor or Professor in Small Animal Surgery

Sydney, Australia
25 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science | Sydney School of Veterinary Science

About the opportunity 

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney is ranked 1st in the Southern Hemisphere and 9th in the world in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2016, and rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia rankings.

We are currently seeking an Associate Professor or Professor in Small Animal Surgery. This position is based at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UVTH) in Sydney which is located on the Camperdown/Darlington Campus. UVTH has a new surgery and anaesthesia wing incorporating industry-leading technologies for service and training. SSVS provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in veterinary and associated disciplines with the teaching hospitals providing the clinical learning experience for undergraduate and postgraduate students, interns and residents engaged in professional training programs.

In this role you will lead the development and delivery of first class teaching and an outstanding referral service in small animal surgery. You will advance knowledge in this specialty through research, supervision of postgraduate students and other scholarly activities.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

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

Closing date: 11.30pm 15 November 2017 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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