Associate Professor/Professor in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Wyndham, Australia
01 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Melbourne Veterinary School
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Salary: Level D - $145,685 - $160,500 p.a. or Level E - $187,654 p.a., plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment will be determined by the selection panel against the qualifications, experience and level of academic achievement.

The University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and team-focused Veterinary Pathologist to join our team in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences at the Melbourne Veterinary School. The Melbourne Veterinary School’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) is AVMA, RCVS and VSAAC accredited and the school is ranked globally at 15th among veterinary professional schools. The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading university and is consistently ranked in the top 30 universities globally, being recognised for its leading and innovative research and teaching. The city of Melbourne is still recognised as the world’s most liveable city and boasts high quality of living, excellent schools, multicultural lifestyles, beaches, sports, and the performing arts.

The Professor or Associate Professor in Veterinary Pathology will be primarily responsible for planning, developing and implementing research, establishing collaborations with researchers in other sections and supervising graduate students enrolled in research and coursework degrees in veterinary pathology. The incumbent will also contribute to the professional training of graduate students and junior academic staff in veterinary pathology.

Being an authority in the profession with high visibility at the national and international levels, the position will play a prominent role in developing the profile of the Faculty and U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital in the state, national and international arenas.

The Professor or Associate Professor in Veterinary Pathology will take a leading role and contribute to curricular development and to the theoretical and practical instruction in veterinary anatomic pathology of students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program. 

The successful candidate will be appointed at either Academic Level D or E, dependent upon the Selection Panel’s assessment of the level of academic achievement of the individual.

The position will be based at the Werribee campus of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences but will be expected to teach at the Parkville campus from time to time.

Close date: 25 Mar 2018

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