Small Animal Rotating Internship


The School of Veterinary Science has a rich history having been founded in 1936 and has a well-deserved reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at The University of Queensland (UQ) Gatton Campus and maintains a clinic at the Dayboro north-west of Brisbane.

The role: The position will work primarily within the Small Animal Hospital at the Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton. This hospital provides veterinary clinical services for external clients and has a strong involvement in clinical teaching. Work is with companion animals, including avian and exotic species and wildlife.

The intern will have responsibility for the management of primary, emergency, referral medicine, surgical and avian and exotic cases, including diagnostic work ups and treatments. The emphasis is on training by doing, with ample opportunity to consult with senior staff informally and during the regular rounds and tutorial sessions. As experience is gained, the intern will take on a greater level of responsibility. Interns are also expected to participate in rounds with the undergraduate students.

The person: Applicants should possess a degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent, registrable in Queensland.

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 ( 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.

Remuneration: This is a full-time, fixed-term (12 month) position at Clinical Academic Level A, Increment 1. The current remuneration package for this level is AUD$66,283 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be AUD$72,580 p.a.)

Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Bob Doneley, telephone +61-7-5460-1788 or email To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume, Academic transcripts and Selection Criteria responses.

Note: International applicants requiring sponsorship will need to meet the eligibility criteria stipulated on the Department of Home Affairs website (

Applications close: 15 February 2019

Job no: 505671


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