Lecturer, Small Animal Surgery

Wyndham, Australia
01 May 2018
End of advertisement period
23 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and team-focused Lecturer (Small Animal Surgery) to join our team in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences 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 position will provide specialist level and general surgery services for small animal patients at the University of Melbourne’s U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital (“Hospital”) as well as provide leadership and support in small animal surgery service. The position will also contribute to the management and development of the small animal surgery service within the Hospital. The position will initiate and perform scholarly activity in teaching as well as develop subjects and teach undergraduate and graduate students in the area of small animal surgery. These responsibilities include participation in the delivery of lectures and practical classes in surgery and related topics, as well as responsibility for clinical teaching during small animal surgery rotations. 

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: 23 May 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria


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