Senior Lecturer, Veterinary Pathology

School of Veterinary Medicine
Murdoch University

  • Continuous, full time position (37.5 hours per week)
  • ACSLC I $115k-$132k plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
  • Clinical & Professional Practice Scholar work-profile
  • Ref: 0453A02/202596

The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) sits within the College of SHEE (Science, Health, Engineering and Education), a result of the restructure of the university in 2018. The SVM offers an internationally accredited BSc/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course and is supported by more than 40 academics and other professional staff. 

Veterinary Pathology is a key discipline within the School of Veterinary Medicine, comprising anatomic and clinical pathology sections. Veterinary anatomic pathology is a core subject within the internationally accredited veterinary science degree at Murdoch University. The discipline also contributes to research in pathology, and supports a diagnostic service (necropsy and histopathology) for The Animal Hospital and externally to the community of Western Australia. 

The Role 

This position makes a significant contribution to the teaching effort through the preparation and delivery of lectures and tutorials, program coordination, and supervision of honours and postgraduate students. 

Skills and Experience 

The preferred candidate will have:

  • A veterinary degree registrable by the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia, and board certification in veterinary pathology (e.g. Dip ACVP, Dip ECVP, FANZCVS, or equivalent) or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching veterinary pathology at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Demonstrated recent experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Demonstrated success in supervising Residents, Honours, and postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated experience in diagnostic pathology

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role. 

What you’ll get in return 

With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally. 

You will be part of a vibrant and talented team of Veterinary professionals and academics, work in an innovative and lively university community and enjoy the benefits that come with working at Murdoch. 

Our people enjoy a natural campus and world-class facilities, as well as a range of benefits including: 

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On Campus Services and Facilities, including a Childcare Centre, Gym and Chiropractic Clinic

To Apply 

Please submit the following documents via the Murdoch University current vacancies page: 

  • A cover letter stating the level and work-profile you wish to be considered for
  • Your most recent resume (CV)
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description)

Please see the Applicant Guide for more information. Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted. 

Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, and people with disability.

Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process. 

Position contact: Professor Giselle Hosgood, Principal College of Veterinary Medicine at 

Closing date:  09 October 2020 (11:59pm)


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