Lecturer in Wildlife Health and Epidemiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Continuous, full time clinical track position starting early 2019
Lecturer | $93k-$110k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
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.
In this role you will be responsible for the delivery of teaching wildlife health, medicine and epidemiology into the core curriculum of Murdoch University’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, together with a major teaching and coordination role within our flagship postgraduate coursework degrees in conservation medicine and wildlife health. The successful applicant will also be encouraged to pursue scholarship and research within the discipline of One Health.
Skills and Experience
The preferred candidate will have:
Veterinary degree registrable by the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia, as well as a PhD in the area of wildlife health;
Expertise in clinical training of students, and supervision of field work activities, in wildlife and conservation medicine in Australian and overseas contexts;
Demonstrated experience in teaching at tertiary level (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework) in the fields of wildlife and conservation medicine, wildlife epidemiology and wildlife pathology.
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. Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted.
Position contact: Professor Peter Irwin, Principal College of Veterinary Medicine at PrincipalCVM@murdoch.edu.au.
Closing date: 1 November 2018 (11:59pm)