Associate Professor (Level D) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Lecturer (Level B) in Small Animal Medicine

Associate Professor (Level D) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) or Lecturer (Level B) in Small Animal Medicine

TWO positions available: one at Level D/C and one at Level C/B

  • Continuous Full-Time positions (37.5 hours per week)
  • Base salary $143k-157k (Level D); $119k-137k (Level C); $97-115k (Level B), plus 17 % superannuation. The appointment level and salary are negotiable commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Reference: 0146G13 (Level D and C); 1145H01 (Level B)

About Western Australia

Located on Australia's west coast around the idyllic Swan River, Perth is a modern, sophisticated and beautiful city. Under a near-permanent canopy of blue sky, Perth has warm, sunny weather all year round with a relaxed lifestyle, gorgeous beaches, world-renowned wine and great food. Western Australia is home to a diverse range of landscapes, wildlife and culinary experiences. Travel north and explore world heritage listed dramatic red coastlines and fringing coral reef and go south for exquisite wineries, world-class restaurants; wildflowers and kangaroo-covered beaches. There’s an exciting experience calling no matter which direction you turn!

About us

Murdoch Veterinary School educates veterinary science graduates who are focused on development of core clinical competencies and prepared for lifelong professional success. As part of this process, students undertake training in our hospital, clinics and clinical services. The School has a well-deserved, international reputation for the quality of its AVMA-accredited programme.

The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University (TAHMU) is a vibrant, innovative, multidisciplinary teaching hospital with a large, growing caseload.  State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment is available on-site, including a 1.5T MRI, multi-slice CT, fluoroscopy and a range of flexible and rigid endoscopes. The medicine section is supported by a team of specialists across multiple disciplines including surgery, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care and clinical pathology and a busy primary care service. Resident training in multiple disciplines and a collaborative approach between clinical sections, across the university and with other institutions support a strong centre of clinical research.

About the role

Murdoch University and the Veterinary School are currently undergoing extensive restructuring, and this represents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic small animal medicine team. We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled small animal medicine clinicians to join the current team to expand the clinical referral service in small animal medicine, engage in resident training, and teach within the veterinary science programme. Additional postgraduate training is also encouraged.

The successful candidates must have a degree in Veterinary Science registrable in Western Australia. All applicants must be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. A high level of written and oral communication skills and experience in teaching at the undergraduate or postgraduate level are also essential.  

Level D/C

The appointee will be expected to provide leadership in clinical work, teaching and research related to small animal medicine, with flexibility to negotiate duties and responsibilities. The Hospital is keen develop new clinical services and directions, and the acquisition of additional skills in teaching or research will be strongly supported. The successful candidate will have a degree in Veterinary Science registrable in Western Australia. A clinical specialist qualification (DipECVIM-CA, DACVIM or FANZCVS)  is required. Applicants must be experienced with clinical work at a specialist level, and be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team. A high level of written and oral communication skills and experience in teaching at the undergraduate or postgraduate level are also essential. Additional postgraduate qualifications in research or teaching are ideal, particularly for a Level D position.  

Level B

The appointee will be expected to participate in clinical work, teaching and research within the area of small animal medicine or oncology, with an emphasis on clinical work or teaching. Level B applicants will be encouraged to enrol in a postgraduate qualification, for example in a clinical or teaching field. Evidence of postgraduate qualifications in teaching or clinical work (e.g. membership or board eligibility) is required.

How to apply

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description, or contact Dr Henry Annandale, Principal of the College of Veterinary Medicine (henry.annandale@murdoch.edu.au). For informal inquiries on the role, please contact Dr Robert Shiel (robert.shiel@murdoch.edu.au) or Dr Mandy Burrows (mandy.burrows@murdoch.edu.au).  

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description). Application procedures and the position description can be found at https://www.murdoch.edu.au/explore/work-at-murdoch/current-vacancies, as well as the link to submit your application.

For queries relating to the application process, please contact recruitment@murdoch.edu.au.

Closing date: 19 October 2022

 

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