Small Animal Medicine, Positions available

School of Veterinary Medicine, Murdoch University

  • Continuous, full time positions (37.5 hours per week)
  • 17% employer superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options available

About us

The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) sits within the College of SHEE (Science, Health, Engineering and Education). The SVM offers an internationally accredited BSc/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course and is supported by more than 40 academics and other professional staff. The school has on campus access to farmland and close proximity to a major tertiary hospital precinct. 

The School is well resourced with research and teaching facilities and hosts a number of research groups and centres that align with the University strategy of Health Futures. 

About the Roles

These roles will provide research, academic, clinical and administrative leadership to the Small Animal Medicine discipline, School and University The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to and cultivate excellence in teaching, research, and professional activities including clinical service, as well as making varying contributions to the mentoring effort of the University and develop the next generation of academic staff at Murdoch University. 

  • Professor | $180k
    • Teaching and Research work-profile, or
    • Clinical & Professional Practice Scholar work-profile
  • Associate Professor | $140k- $154k
    • Teaching and Research work-profile, or
    • Clinical & Professional Practice Scholar work-profile
  • Senior Lecturer | $116k- $134k 
    • Teaching and Research work-profile, or
    • Clinical & Professional Practice Scholar work-profile
  • Lecturer | $95k -$113
    • Clinical & Professional Practice Scholar work-profile

What you’ll bring to this role:

  • A degree in veterinary science registrable with the Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia
  • Demonstrated experience in training and supervision of students, interns and residents in companion animal medicine.
  • A track record of success in producing high quality independent research outputs that have national and/or international impact and influence.

For appointment to Senior Lecturer and above:

  • A Specialty Board qualification in Small Animal Internal Medicine (e.g. Diplomate ECVIM-CA, Dip ACVIM or FANZCVS)
  • A track record of success in attracting external competitive research funding that has national and/or international impact.
  • A high level of achievement in successfully supervising honours, Masters by Coursework, HDR and postgraduate students to completion.

Applicants should refer to the Position Descriptions for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role at each level and work-profile.

What you’ll get in return

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

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

  • Competitive remuneration, including 17% superannuation
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On Campus Services and Facilities, including a Childcare Centre, Gym, Vet Hospital and Chiropractic Clinic

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining addressing the selection criteria prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

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

Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals 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.

Closing date:  17 December 2020 (11:59pm)

The University reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time


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