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Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Veterinary Cardiology
University of Sydney

Date Posted Jul. 23, 2018
Title Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor in Veterinary Cardiology
University University of Sydney
Department School of Veterinary Science
Application Deadline Aug. 26, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Cardiology & Cardiovascular Science
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Faculty of Science
Reference no. 1345/0718C

  • Opportunity to provide strategic advice and operational support to the school of Veterinary Science
  • Full-time, Continuing Employment, Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Base Salary: $124K-$165K p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity
The Small Animal Medicine (SAM) unit encompasses six clinical specialties including small animal medicine, feline medicine, cardiology, oncology, neurology and dermatology. The unit is supported by a dedicated team of academics, clinical specialists, registrars and residents, and is characterised by high outputs in clinical service, research and teaching as well as a highly supportive team environment.

This role encompasses teaching and research (50%) and clinical service (50%). The role contributes to the development, teaching and assessment of the small animal medicine curriculum for the DVM and postgraduate training in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, with supervision of students and junior staff integral to the role. Supervision of ECVIM accredited residency programs is required. An active program of clinical or fundamental research programs focused on veterinary cardiology is required.

Pivotal to the role is provision of specialist level services in small animal internal medicine and registration with the Australian Veterinary Boards Council as a specialist in veterinary cardiology will be required. Close teamwork with another specialist veterinary cardiologist will be an important part of provision of an excellent veterinary cardiology service.

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 Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Veterinary Cardiology who possesses:

  • Diplomate ECVIM, Diplomate ACVIM permitting registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board as a Veterinary Cardiologist
  • Experience in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and providing clinical instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team whilst providing leadership in clinical areas.
  • Experience managing, mentoring and supervising staff and students and providing leadership in teaching.
  • Willingness to supervise residents training for postgraduate specialist qualifications in Veterinary Cardiology
  • Experience in a large referral centre or teaching hospital and with a large case load.
  • Preparedness to actively contribute to the management principles including financial responsibility of the cardiology service within UVTHS.
  • Evidence of an active research profile in Veterinary Cardiology
  • Postgraduate Research qualification in the area of Veterinary Cardiology.

Please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details. To be considered, it is essential that you upload a resume and address the online selection criteria.

About us
The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) is an internationally renowned provider of education and research. A key contributor to world best practice in the care and welfare of animals for more than 100 years, our ongoing success is a result of the contribution of our innovative team of academic and professional staff members.

The School provides first class veterinary primary care and referral services across all major species to support high quality teaching and research that meets global accreditation standards. The University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals (UVTH) comprise the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney (UVTHS) located at the Camperdown campus, and an equine and small animal hospital, a wildlife, exotic, reptile and avian hospital and ambulatory livestock and equine services at the Camden campus (UVTHC). The University has established and advanced the standard for primary and specialty practice in Australia, through its 5000 plus graduates, continuing education and its clinical services, as the only veterinary school in the Southern Hemisphere to operate continuously since 1910.

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 6000 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 and search by the reference number 1345/0718C to apply.

Closing date: 26 August 2018 (11.30pm Sydney Time)

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

  • We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Contact Information

  • Recruitment Operations
    School of Veterinary Science
    The University of Sydney
    Sydney, New South Wales


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