Staff Veterinarian - Surgery Internship

University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney
Ref No: 583/0319F

  • Opportunity to provide best surgery=practice veterinary services.
  • Located at Camperdown Campus in the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney
  • Full-time (38 hours per week), Fixed Term up to 12 Months, Base Salary: $79,644 p.a. - $89,172 p.a. Level 5, plus a generous employer's contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity  

The Staff Veterinarian – Surgery Internship is a Post graduate surgery intern position in which the successful applicant will work together with other SA surgery unit staff for teaching practical classes to DVM students and supervising students during their clinical rotation in the surgery service. Surgery interns will work on referral surgery services under the supervision of a senior clinician who will delegate responsibility for certain aspects of patient management. Post graduate interns report to the unit head of surgery service, to the Clinical Director and to the CEO. 

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 Staff Veterinarian – Surgery Internship who possesses: 

  • Degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW (or equivalent) and subsequent relevant veterinary experience.
  • A competent veterinarian with strong diagnostic and therapeutic clinical skills in small animal medicine and surgery.
  • An ability to work closely with veterinarians in all referral services of the UVTHS in a collegiate manner. 

About us 

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney is ranked 1st in the Southern hemisphere and 9th in the world among veterinary schools (QS rankings, 2018). The SSVS provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in veterinary and associated disciplines, with the Teaching Hospitals providing the clinical learning experience for undergraduate students and staff engaged in professional training programs. The hospitals are also commercial centres and provide a range of veterinary services to the public. The Referral Surgery Unit provides care to referral clients and patients. 

This position is based at both the Camperdown (inner city) and Camden campus. As well as consulting duties and advanced investigations of the patients, the position involves teaching activities at both Camden and Camperdown campus and supervising final year students during their rotation. 

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6,000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students. 

We are undergoing significant transformative change, which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us. 

How to apply 

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 583/0319F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 02 May 2019 2019 (Sydney Time) 

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. 

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