Lecturer in Veterinary Biochemistry

Melbourne, Australia
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Veterinary Biosciences, Melbourne Veterinary School

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 (Veterinary Biochemistry) 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 Lecturer in Veterinary Biochemistry will contribute to building the Faculty’s teaching in veterinary biosciences across a range of body systems, as well as being responsible for delivery of the Biochemistry subjects delivered by FVAS in the Bachelor of Agriculture. The successful applicant will draw upon their clinical and/or basic scientific knowledge to conduct teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in the DVM program, particularly in the area of biochemistry and physiology of domestic animals.

The successful applicant will also be expected to participate actively in research in veterinary science, including research supervision, administration and engagement (knowledge transfer). They will make innovative and valuable contributions to research, in a relevant area of veterinary biosciences. They will promote the intellectual and collegial environment of the Faculty and University and contribute to administrative and strategic activities at the Faculty level.

The position will be located at the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne, however on occasion some classes and other duties will require travel to the Werribee campus.

Close date: 5 Jul 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0045731.pdf

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria