Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Anatomic Pathology

Mackay North, Australia
22 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Provide anatomic pathology teaching, diagnostic and administrative support to the Discipline of Veterinary Sciences at JCU

  • Be at the forefront of veterinary sciences in the Tropics
  • Work with enthusiastic, committed and talented staff
  • Great opportunity to live and work in Tropical North Queensland
  • $89,859 - $143,748 plus 17% superannuation

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor, Anatomic Pathology to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A continuing appointment, this position is based at the Townsville campus in picturesque tropical north Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.

About the position                   

Joining a dynamic team of professionals, you will teach gross anatomy, embryology and histology to undergraduate and postgraduate students in veterinary, biomedical and general sciences. Along with fellow pathologists, you will liaise with our teaching hospitals and area clinics, contribute to the organization of arranging teaching material, and assist with the provision of Continuing Pathology Education.

Key duties:

  • Teach graduates and undergraduates, through didactic lectures, practical's, small group sessions and workshops;
  • Prepare and mark assessments on a timely basis;
  • Provide timely and ongoing diagnostic services in the form of biopsy and necropsy reports, through the diagnostic service roster.

About you

As an enthusiastic, qualified academic you will hold at least a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, as well as a post-graduate qualification in veterinary pathology or an allied field and be eligible for registration in Queensland;

You will also have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Tertiary teaching experience in subject delivery and assessments, with a demonstrable commitment to teaching excellence;
  • experience in the delivery of anatomic pathology diagnostic services;

Why Vet Sciences at JCU

The School of Veterinary Sciences is committed to the themes of “The Tropics” and “One Health” outcomes through outstanding education, excellent research and effective engagement with key stakeholders.  We are immensely proud of our facilities, staff, students, graduates and unique location with modern, well-equipped facilities:

  • Teaching and research laboratories for anatomy and biomedical sciences with tissue culture suites
  • Histology processing and microscopy
  • A radioisotope suite and PC2/PC3
  • Clinical pathology and post-mortem suites
  • 80 hectares of livestock paddocks
  • Large and small animal housing, including aquatic animals
  • Emergency Centre & Hospital with operating theatres and radiology facilities
  • Fully accredited courses
  • Enthusiastic, committed and talented staff

Why is JCU the right career move for you?

Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focussing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • well-equipped, modern facilities including on-campus shopping, gym, pool and childcare
  • balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests

If you are an established public health academic looking to make a valuable contribution to the success of JCU, please apply at https://www.jcu.edu.au/careers-at-jcu/vacancies

Applications close: Midnight 28 January 2018