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Job ID: 113369

Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Practice
University of Sydney

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2018
Title Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Practice
University University of Sydney
Department Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Application Deadline Oct. 28, 2018
Position Start Date To be negotiated
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Clinical/Medical Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General
    Medicine & Epidemiology

Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science
Reference no. 1878/0918C

  • Opportunity to teach, research and engage
  • Full time, Continuing position, Camperdown location
  • Academic Level B/C, Base Salary: $102,013 p.a. – $144,089 p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Practice. The appointee will contribute to teaching in the DVM and supervise postgraduate research students in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS). The appointee will also have administrative responsibilities in the coordination of Unit(s) of Study in the DVM degree, support of student learning and the development of curriculum. The appointee will support academics and students in the School to embed evidence based practice across all aspects of the DVM curriculum.

The appointee will both lead and support research in SSVS, which has internationally recognised expertise in clinical research, epidemiology, pathobiology, pharmacology, companion and production animal medicine and animal welfare. The appointee will be expected to lead their own discipline based research program. In addition to her/his own research, the appointee will support and collaborate with other researchers and students in SSVS to increase the research profile of the School, particularly in clinical epidemiology and evidence based practice.
Whilst the position is mainly located at the Camperdown campus, some time will be spent at the Camden campus.

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence and are seeking to recruit for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Evidence Based Practice, with:

  • A PhD in Veterinary Epidemiology or a closely related discipline.
  • Veterinary degree registerable in Australia.
  • Proven experience in clinical epidemiological research and evidence based practice.
  • Experience in development, delivery and coordination of high quality teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate students or extension to the profession and industry.
  • Willingness to undertake the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) or a comparable postgraduate course in teaching and learning
    Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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. Veterinary science at Sydney was ranked 1st in the Southern Hemisphere and 11th in the World in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2018, and rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia rankings.

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 School 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. Furthermore, the SSVS is a leader in animal health and production research with accredited research laboratory and field facilities across Camperdown and Camden campuses.

The School delivers an innovative 4-year graduate entry Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, with graduates eligible for registration as veterinary practitioners. This DVM degree program is tasked to graduate veterinarians with a global perspective who are evidence-based practitioners and life-long learners with clinical and research skills allowing them to contribute throughout their careers to animal health and welfare and to human health in a one health framework at local, national and global levels.

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 Australias 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.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1878/0918C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 28 October 2018 (Sydney Time)

  • 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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    Level 1, 1-3 Ross Street, University of Sydney
    Sydney, New South Wales
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