Companion Animal Medicine

Teach small animal internal medicine to both under and post-graduate students, provide high-quality clinical services and mentor other veterinarians

  • Salary $97,856 - $136,591 + 17% Super
  • 36.25 hour working week
  • Influence the Vets of the future
  • Enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst achieving your career goals

About Veterinary Sciences at JCU
The Vet Sciences program at JCU is growing and we want you to be part of our journey as we continue to offer excellence in undergraduate, post graduate and clinical training for the veterinarians of the future.

As a leader in animal science and veterinary practice, JCU Veterinary and Animal Science programs promote, foster, and administer quality teaching and research and are key in delivering authentic clinical services. 

The JCU Veterinary and Animal Science program is rated #1 in Australia for skills development, learner engagement and full-time employment and #1 in QLD for median salary, overall educational experience, student support and teaching quality*

What you can Accomplish in the Role
Working primarily in our Veterinary Emergency Centre and Hospital located on the JCU campus you will have the opportunity work with a wide range of state-of-the-art diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic equipment. Your contribution to the teaching of small animal internal medicine to both under and post-graduate students coupled with the provision of high-quality clinical services and mentorship of other veterinarians will be highly valued in this challenging and varied role. Your input to further developing our veterinary science curriculum and expanding our research program in this specialist field will be paramount to your success

What you will bring to the Role
With an enthusiasm and passion for Veterinary science, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent and be eligible for registration in Queensland. With strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as a member of a cohesive, like-minded teaching and clinical team you will thrive in a dynamic environment. Your formal training in small animal internal medicine and a strong interest in, and experience with, clinical teaching will see you excel in this interesting and rewarding role educating the Vets of the future.

About Townsville
Bordered by the Coral Sea, the Wet Tropics and the Outback, the Townsville region has a vibrant natural landscape, rich Indigenous history and beautifully preserved Federation architecture.  Located approximately 1350 kms north of Brisbane (or a 1.50hr flight) and 350 kms south of Cairns, Townsville has a strong and diverse economy in which significant industries such as health and education services, government and defence, construction and mining, prosper.  Sunny days, warm waters, cool ocean breezes and a generally comfortable climate are part of what make Townsville such a popular place to live. Click here for more information on living in Townsville.

Some of the Benefits of Working for JCU
JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment and prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • Clinical loading may apply
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • cash out annual leave and time in lieu options
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • on-campus cafés, gym, pool and childcare
  • 36.25 hour working week,
  • flexible work options available
  • fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • relocation and accommodation assistance provided
  • access to online media subscriptions
  • corporate discount on health insurance

HOW TO APPLY 
Visit the Careers at JCU website, Vacancy reference 17389

For more info, please contact Professor Margaret Reilly at margaret.reilly1@jcu.edu.au.

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