Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery
College of Veterinary Medicine
Continuous, full time position starting early 2019
Lecturer | $93k-$110k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
Offered as teaching and research, or ‘clinical track’ role
The College of Veterinary Medicine sits within the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences and was the first in Australia to be built as a purpose-designed veterinary teaching and research facility. The College is responsible for the training of veterinary science graduates to enable lifelong professional success. The degree program has received international accreditation and a central part of the training is development of core clinical competencies. As part of this process veterinary science students undertake training in our hospital, clinics and clinical services.
An opportunity now exists for a surgeon, with interest and expertise in orthopaedics, to join the busy and dynamic small animal surgery team at Murdoch University. In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of teaching in small animal surgery into the core curriculum of the university’s internationally accredited veterinary program. Additionally, you will be required to provide surgery service within The Animal Hospital and to develop and support research investigations, depending on the appointment classification. Depending on experience and qualifications, this role can be offered as either a Teaching and Research or Clinical/Professional Practice Scholar appointment.
Skills and Experience
The preferred candidate will have:
Veterinary degree registrable by the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia;
Completion of a residency training program with specialist board certification or eligibility for specialist qualification in small animal surgery (for Clinical/Professional Scholar appointment);
A PhD in an area relevant to the role (for Teaching and Research appointment);
Demonstrated experience in teaching in the discipline, or two or more years of postdoctoral or professional experience.
Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.
With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.
Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.
Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Please ensure you address the criteria relative to the academic work profile you wish to be considered for. Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
Position contact: Professor Giselle Hosgood, Professor of Small Animal Surgery at G.Hosgood@murdoch.edu.au.
Closing date: 1 November 2018 (11:59pm)