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Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
The University of Sydney

Date Posted Feb. 6, 2020
Title Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
University The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Department The University of Sydney
Application Deadline Mar. 5, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Radiological Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General
  • Opportunity to work in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and research at the school ranked #1 in Australia and #11 globally
  • Located on the Camperdown and Camden Campuses, at the School of Veterinary Science
  • Full-time, continuing, level D with a base salary of $156,848 p.a. – $172,794 p.a., plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Diagnostic Imaging, the Associate Professor’s primary focus is to contribute to the development, teaching and assessment of diagnostic imaging in the veterinary science curriculum. This will include providing a high quality imaging service to clients of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals of the supporting the other clinical services. You will actively participate in the Faculty’s clinical research programs and provide excellent teaching to undergraduates and post-graduate veterinarians in resident programs.

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 an Associate Professor who possesses:

  • a postgraduate research qualification (PhD) or is near completion, in the area of veterinary diagnostic imaging
  • eligibility to be registered in NSW
  • a Diplomate ECVS or Diplomate ACVS or Fellowship of the ANZCVS permitting registration with the NSW Veterinary Scientists Board as a Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging. Specialist qualification in veterinary diagnostic imaging, eligible to be registered in NSW
  • skills in interpreting conventional radiographs, CT, MRI images, performing outpatient ultrasounds and specialised imaging procedures for other specialists
  • experience in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching

About us

Since the founding of veterinary science in 1910, the mission of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) has been to provide the nation’s best training in the health, welfare and conservation of animals. The School is internationally accredited with the American Veterinary Medical Association, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council. Veterinary science at Sydney is ranked 1st in the Southern Hemisphere and 11th in the world, according to the QS World University Subject Rankings 2019, and is rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia.

Our school operates across two campuses, Camperdown (inner-city) and Camden (rural) and has three teaching hospitals that provide unique learning experiences and research opportunities. The school also provides diagnostic services for clinicians and researchers using state of the art equipment.

SSVS is home to over 77 academic and 120 dedicated professional staff committed to ensuring the highest quality experience and outcomes for our DVM and research students. We employ a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to research, which in turn, informs our teaching. Our community of approximately 480 veterinary students and 100 higher degree by research students are enabled to develop their skills in inquiry, evidence-based medicine and innovation.

SSVS has four primary research themes research themes and academic staff are encouraged to develop their interest in these areas:

  • Production Animals – improving production outcomes by optimizing health and welfare;
  • Companion Animals – advancing the health, welfare and performance our large and small companions
  • Wildlife Health and Conservation – preserving Australia’s native fauna and global species; and
  • One Health – safeguarding the health of animals, humans and the environment.

Researchers have access to world-class research facilities, either at the school and faculty level or through specialist core research facilities available to all University research staff. For more information, visit

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.

To learn more about the School of Veterinary Science click here

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description 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 226/0220C to apply.

Routine pre-employment probity checks will be carried out for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 5 March 2020 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 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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