Clinical Services Veterinarian

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading University. We employ more than 5,400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ's largest employers. 

Te Tari Rautaki Rangahu Matatika | Office of Research Strategy and Integrity (ORSI) supports the work of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Waipapa Taumata Rau | University of Auckland by enabling the delivery of the University's core research functions and Strategic Research and Innovation (R&I) priorities.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

A rare opportunity has arisen to join our Office of Research Strategy and Integrity as a Clinical Services Veterinarian at the University. This role is part of the expanded veterinary team working to ensure a high standard of animal health and welfare and contribute to vital research work on improving the health and well-being of humans, animals and the environment.

The CSV role encompasses the provision of clinical care, helping educate University staff and students to enable robust animal care and research, assisting with compliance work for animal ethics approvals and more. Additionally, there will be opportunities to contribute to research into the 3Rs of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

With a supportive manager, a great team, and a vision to provide the best care for animals, you will have all you need to succeed, while enjoying this dynamic role with flexible work arrangements!

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, permanent position. The salary range is $100,000 - $120,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications.

For more detailed information, please review this Position Description. 

He kōrero mōu | About you

Our ideal candidate is a New Zealand Registered (or registerable) Veterinarian with at least five years of experience working in a clinical veterinary capacity, preferably with experience in lab animal medicine or the care of rodents, rabbits and sheep. An interest in anaesthesia and surgery are a plus. Additionally, excellent communication skills, an educative mindset, and ability to work with a diverse range of people is necessary. Note: If you haven’t worked with the species mentioned but have an interest in this work, please apply. We will invest in the right candidate.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading University and maintains significant computational, laboratory, and analytic facilities. Auckland is frequently rated as one of the world's most liveable cities. 

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through the following:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home and flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks' annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programs, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare, and other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 31/05/2023 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above. Please note that we may close the role earlier if we find a suitable candidate before the end date. 

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Please reach out to Suhayl Mohammed Via for more information. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email.


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