Livestock Health & Production Residency

Veterinary Clinical Residency position University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science is currently recruiting for a resident in Livestock Health and Production, commencing in September/October 2021:

This three-year, full-time program includes a mix of clinical and research training and is designed to enable the successful applicant to fulfil the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists credentialing requirements for specialisation in Dairy Cattle Medicine and Production.  The residency is directly supervised by an ACVIM Large Animal Internal Medicine board-certified specialist and ANZCVS Dairy Medicine and Production specialist.   It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be actively engaged with a Dairy related research  project providing opportunity to network across the industry and to develop analytical and consultancy skills over the course of the project. 

The Veterinary Livestock Teaching and Research Unit based in Camden is integrated with the Farm Animal Health Group at the University of Sydney and has good collaborative relationships with the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Charles Stuart University, Univeristy of Technology of Sydney, University of California and University of Minnesota providing opportunities to engage in collaborative farm focused projects that apply emerging technologies to promote animal health production and well being.

Residents will conduct herd visits, manage clinical cases, participate in patient rounds, journal club, morbidity and mortality rounds and research discussions. Residents will be expected to assist in teaching senior veterinary students during clinic rotations, practical classes and tutorials.

This program requires completion of concurrent Masters degrees with coursework and research. A tax-free stipend of $43,500 pa is available for the most outstanding applicant.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 01/08/2021.

Interviews will occur shortly afterwards.

Applications are restricted to veterinarians with a degree registerable in New South Wales.  
Applicants must have completed a rotating internship or have equivalent clinical experience in practice. Candidates must have an Honours degree or equivalent as well as Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency.

To apply, please submit an application form and any relevant documentation, as well as two referee reports via email to

For further information:

Phone:             02 9351 8783


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