Registrar/Senior Registrar/Veterinary Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging

  • Full time 12 months fixed term located on Camperdown Campus in the School of Veterinary Science ranked #2 in the Southern hemisphere and #22 globally
  • Exciting opportunity to provide exceptional veterinary care in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Base Salary HEO 7/8/9 (38 hours), $106K - $145K p.a. pro-rata + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of Diagnostic Imaging staff-specialists, residents, a radiographer and nurse. The successful applicant will also join the broader team of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals with their multidisciplinary capability.

Reporting to the Unit Head of the Diagnostic Imaging service, you will contribute to the teaching and assessment of the DVM Curriculum, with a focus on diagnostic imaging and providing a high quality imaging service to clients of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospitals at Sydney and Camden. The role involves active participation in the School’s clinical research programs and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate veterinarians in residency programs. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining key external relationships with clients and suppliers and providing them with information & treatment recommendations. You will be surrounded by high-level resources including on-site CT, MRI and Philips ultrasound, as well as support from boarded specialists and radiographers.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • supervise undergraduate and postgraduate clinical trainees on Diagnostic Imaging Rotation assist with the training of DVM students including clinical rounds, lectures, tutorials and practical classes where required
  • assist with co-ordination of large and small animal radiology teaching at Sydney and Camden
  • take a leadership role with the training of undergraduate and postgraduate students and residents, including practical instruction and demonstrations at Sydney and Camden campuses.
  • provide high quality veterinary diagnostic imaging to small animals
  • participate actively in dissemination of knowledge through self-instructions and continuing education by attending clinical rounds and journal club
  • prepare and deliver lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations and other types of sessions necessary for the teaching of diagnostic imaging
  • assist in marking, assessment, and student feedback.

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney is ranked second in the Southern hemisphere and 22nd in the world among veterinary faculties (QS rankings 2022). Regarding research, the faculty is the highest ranked veterinary school in Australia (ERA 5/5). The School of Veterinary Science educates students and conducts research in veterinary and related sciences.

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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 a Registrar/Senior Registrar/Veterinary Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging who has:

Registrar in Diagnostic Imaging (HEO Level 7) who is a veterinarian working with responsibility for his/her own clinical work and outcomes; and who has involvement with clinical instruction, contributes to consultancy and/or research led by senior staff and provides high quality primary accession of clinical services. In addition, you must have:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in New South Wales, Australia.
  • a recent completion of a recognised residency program in Diagnostic Imaging
  • advanced skills in diagnostic imaging, and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Senior Registrar in Diagnostic Imaging, (HEO Level 8) who is a veterinarian with responsibilities within a specific area of clinical practice, and who provides leadership in his/her chosen discipline as well as being involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical training programs. In addition, you must have:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW
  • completion of a recognised residency or intern program in diagnostic imaging and registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board
  • completed at least 12 months experience in diagnostic imaging since completion of the residency.

Veterinary Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging (HEO level 9) who is a veterinarian with at least partial responsibility for the management of a unit or division, including the management of a range of staff working within the relevant discipline or sub-discipline, who has:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW
  • a diplomate ECVS or Diplomate ACVS or Fellowship of the ANZCVS permitting registration with the NSW Veterinary Scientists Board as a Specialist in diagnostic imaging
  • experience in supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate clinical trainees on diagnostic imaging.

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

The 15% veterinary clinical specialist loading is available once registered as specialist by NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all the 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.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Helen Efstathiou, Recruitment Consultant. Recruitment Operations, Human Resources on +61 2 8627 7137 or by email

Closing date for applications

11.59pm, Wednesday 6 July 2022

How to apply

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