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Job ID: 114568

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Surgery
University of Sydney

Date Posted Oct. 25, 2018
Title Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Surgery
University University of Sydney
Department Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Application Deadline Nov. 25, 2018
Position Start Date To be negotiated
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General

Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Science
Reference no. 2071/1018C

  • Opportunity to teach, research and engage
  • Full time, Continuing position, Camperdown/ Camden location
  • Academic Level C, Base Salary: $127,585 p.a. – $147,115 p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Surgery. Working under the broad direction of the Associate Head for Clinical Services, the appointee will provide leadership and coordination, delivery and assessment of veterinary surgery to DVM1, 2, 3 and 4, in the context of the veterinary surgery teaching team. Provide specialist level veterinary surgery clinical service to clients of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals in Sydney and Camden. Be actively engaged in high quality research to the discipline area of Veterinary Surgery.

The position operates across both Camden and Camperdown 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 Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Surgery, with:

  • A PhD or equivalent specialist veterinary surgeon qualifications
  • Veterinary Science degree registered to practice in New South Wales
  • High level of Veterinary surgical skills and capacity to communicate and instruct practical surgery as well as perform didactic teaching activities

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 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 2071/1018C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 25 November 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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Contact Information

  • Recruitment Operations
    Level 1, 1-3 Ross Street, University of Sydney
    Sydney, New South Wales
  • +61286271200


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