Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

  • Full time Continuing position, located on the Camden Campus at the School of Veterinary Science
  • Opportunity to teach, research and engage with the school ranked #2 in the Southern Hemisphere and #22 globally
  • Base Salary Level B/C $113,184 p.a. - $159,867 p.a. + 17% superannuation + generous loading for registered specialist

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology. Working under the broad direction of the Associate Head for Veterinary Clinical Sciences you will provide leadership and coordination, delivery, and assessment of veterinary pathology.

The Lecturer (Level B)/Senior Lecturer (Level C) will be based predominantly on the Camden campus with close integration with the three Camden based veterinary teaching hospitals and the production animal health and disease research groups, in particular. Regular attendance at the Sydney campus will also be required.

The UVTHC provides a range of large and small animal veterinary services to the community and referring veterinarians. As a teaching facility it also provides clinical instruction to final year veterinary students, and offers a number of postgraduate residency training programs.

This is an opportunity to take a leading role in the faculty's teaching and research initiatives in the area of farm animal anatomical pathology, and provide high quality diagnostic support for farm and companion animal anatomical pathology.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • oversee and further develop the UVTHC pathology clinical and teaching services
  • co-ordinate veterinary pathology teaching and training to final year undergraduate students engaged in small group UVTHC rotations, and participate in further expansion of a residency training program across the pathology services of both campuses
  • liaise and support selected diagnostic work with external veterinarians (food safety)
  • maintain reputation for academic excellence
  • maintain a research profile which meets University expectation and standard and enhance the reputation of the School, including, success in competitive research grants and other research income generation, publications in peer-reviewed international journals
  • ensure outstanding teaching and learning outcome
  • coordinate and develop curricula and program within the School
  • coordinate and engage in high-quality teaching and learning experience which meet the University’s expectations and standards for education.

Since the founding of veterinary science in 1910, the mission of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) has been to provide the nation’s best training in the health, welfare, and conservation of animals. The School is internationally accredited with the American Veterinary Medical Association, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards

Council. Veterinary science at Sydney is ranked 2nd in the Southern Hemisphere and 22nd in the world, according to the QS World University Subject Rankings 2022, and is rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia. Its Camden campus provides access to an extensive network of farms and research units, including pig, poultry and aquaculture facilities, veterinary diagnostic, pathology and imaging services, and dedicated research laboratory infrastructure.

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About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology who has:

  • a PhD or specialist qualification in the area of Veterinary Pathobiology
  • a Veterinary Science degree registered to practice in New South Wales
  • a demonstrated established track record of publications in research in veterinary pathology
  • relevant experience in diagnostic equine, livestock and companion animal pathology
  • experience in undergraduate teaching in veterinary pathology
  • a willingness to undertake the Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (Higher Education) or a comparable postgraduate course in teaching and learning
  • a demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for production animal pathology research
  • excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • advanced organisational and time management skills.

To be considered at Level C you will also have:

  • a specialist qualification in anatomical pathology registrable in NSW (desirable at Level C)
  • experience in postgraduate teaching in veterinary pathology
  • demonstrated track record in preparing teaching material
  • evidence of a record of having successfully supervised postgraduate students
  • an outstanding record of research achievement demonstrated by publications in the international literature
  • a demonstrated ability to attract research funding.

The commencement level will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, experience, and knowledge.

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Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, 12 October 2022

How to apply

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