Lecturer in Animal Science

Sydney, Australia
29 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Life and Environmental Sciences (SOLES)

  • ​​Develop your career further in Animal Science
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Full time, Continuous position, Level B remuneration $120-143K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

An exciting opportunity exists for a continuing standard academic appointment in Animal Science.

The special skills required of the position lie in the area of Animal physiology and anatomy although candidates with a strong background in mammalian animal science with training in the relevant disciplines will be considered.

We are looking for a Lecturer in Animal Science who will make a significant contribution to the delivery of undergraduate student teaching in the broad theme of Animal Science. In particular, the appointee will:

  • Coordinate a unit of study (ANSC3104 Animal Structure and Function B)
  • Develop curriculum content in animal veterinary and bioscience
  • Deliver content in the field of animal physiology and/or animal anatomy in units ANSC3103 and ANSC3104 (Animal Structure and Function A, Animal Structure and Function B).
  • Deliver related content in other units as required by the Faculty
  • Lead a high quality independent research program that is aligned with the strategy of the
  • School of Life and Environmental Sciences within the Faculty of Science at the University of
  • Supervise research and coursework higher degree students

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a candidate with:

  • Bachelor of science| Graduate or Postgraduate Veterinary Science | Graduate or Postgraduate Biomedical Science or equivalent
  • PhD
  • Ability to deliver lecture content in mammalian physiology and /or anatomy including
  • ruminant, and marsupial anatomy/physiology
  • Proven capacity for research
  • Proven track record of teaching in the higher education sector

Desirable Criteria are:

  • Outstanding research track record relative to opportunity
  • Strong industry or collaborative links
  • Experience in research higher degree supervision
  • Capacity to secure research funding

About us

The School of Life and Environmental Sciences (SOLES) draws together a diversity of disciplines involved in the study of living things. Its ambition is to encourage a rich multidisciplinary environment, integrating knowledge and expertise across disciplines to advance the understanding of life – from molecules and cells towhole organisms to entire ecosystems. SOLES researchers work in rapidly advancing and technologically innovative fields of science that have real world applications in health, medicine, veterinary science, agriculture and environmental systems.

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.

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 sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 14 January 2018 (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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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.