Clinical Professor or Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Faculty of Science, Sydney School of Veterinary Science
Reference No: 869/0720C-1


Join the Sydney School of Veterinary Science ranked #1 in Australia and #12 globally 

  • Opportunity to provide academic and service leadership within veterinary diagnostic imaging
  • Full-time continuing position with an attractive remuneration package 

About the opportunity

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) is ranked 1st in the Southern Hemisphere and 12th in the world in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2020, and rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia rankings. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic as Clinical Professor or Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, to provide academic and service leadership within veterinary diagnostic imaging in the SSVS. The role provides high quality teaching to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students across both the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals (UVTH) at Sydney and Camden, and mentors discipline members in research and teaching. 

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of various aspects of clinical diagnostic services and participate in on call and after-hours attendance in UVTH’s on a rotating roster as required. The position works closely with the Unit heads and the Hospital Executive teams to create a cohesive and respected service delivering excellence in teaching, research and clinical care. 

You must be a leading authority within veterinary imaging and have an international reputation for excellence. You will be expected to contribute to the leadership and strategic direction of the University by participating in collegial governance and decision-making and foster a culture of excellence through guiding academic staff and students towards success.  

About us

SSVS is home to over 68 academic and 126 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. 

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

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 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 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. 

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. The selected candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications. 

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  For more information on the position and how to apply, visit

and search by the reference number 869/0720C-1. 

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEDT) Sunday 31 January 2021 

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications 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, are encouraged. 

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment. 

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