Primary Care Clinician - Avian, Exotics and Wildlife

School of Veterinary Science, the University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia

Primary Care Clinician - Avian, Exotics and Wildlife

Founded in 1936, the School of Veterinary Science has a rich history and a reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus, providing the teaching, research and clinical infrastructure and resources to develop its strong reputation as a leading provider of veterinary training, research and clinical care. The school also maintains a Small Animal Hospital and Large Animal Clinic at Dayboro, north-west of Brisbane.

About This Opportunity

A great opportunity for a Primary Care Clinician to provide high quality, relationship-centred care to avian, exotic and wildlife patients, within the UQ VETS clinics situated on the Gatton campus.

The Primary Care Clinician will be embedded in the Primary Care Service, primarily focused on avian, exotic and wildlife patients but also to participate in other routine and emergent cases of canine and feline patients.

The appointee will also actively participate in the clinical teaching and instruction of undergraduate veterinary science and veterinary technology students, as well as clinical training and mentoring of small animal interns and junior clinicians.

This position is located at The University of Queensland’s picturesque Gatton Campus. Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour’s drive west of Brisbane and five kilometres from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere’s largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent degree, registrable in Queensland, along with a track record of experience in general practice or emergency and critical care with an established caseload avian, exotic and wildlife patients.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, 12 month fixed-term appointment at HEW level 6/7.

The remuneration will be in the range of $80,748 - $96,783, plus employer superannuation of 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, free parking, discounted veterinary access, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Bruce Smith on b.smith14@uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, go to https://search.careers.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/514381/primary-care-clinician-avian-exotics-and-wildlife and use the Apply button.

All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing selection criteria
  • Resume 

For information on completing the application process click here

Applications close: 6 June 2021

Job No: 514381

 

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