Veterinarian (Small Animal Surgery)

Job no: 0041644
Work type: Continuing
Location: Werribee, Victoria
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne
Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% superannuation
salary: $107,547 - $127,707 p.a. (Level B) OR $131,739 - $151,900 p.a. (Level c). The role will be appointed as a Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) based on the Selection Panel's determination of the candidate's application and level of career achievement.

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced specialist Veterinarian to join our Small Animal Surgery team at the U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital. This is a great opportunity to join U-Vet as we build a team of highly engaged, driven and passionate veterinarians, whose mission is to deliver top-quality clinical teaching to our students and superior patient and client services to the community.

About the role

You will provide leadership and excellence in clinical service delivery, teaching and clinical research at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, Melbourne Veterinary School. Working within the University’s teaching hospital, the U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital (U-Vet), this position will provide high quality specialist referral services in Small Animal Surgery. Clinical teaching will occur during provision of high-quality Small Animal Surgery service and clinical research will be integrated into, and driven by, the clinical caseload.

This position will be primarily located at the Werribee campus of the University of Melbourne but will be expected to teach and to attend meetings, seminars and conferences at other campuses or facilities from time to time.

The role will be appointed as a Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) based on the Selection Panel’s determination of the successful candidate’s application and level of career achievement.

About you

To be successful in this position, you will have attained a Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences or equivalent degree registrable in Victoria, with relevant experience in a similar specialist position in Small Animal Surgery. The position requires you to be Board Certified or Board Eligible, suitable for or registered as a specialist in Small Animal Surgery.

Reporting to the Head of Service, you must have demonstrable ability to manage a Small Animal Surgery specialist level service caseload within a teaching or private practice veterinary hospital environment.

You will bring experience and the ability to teach, guide, supervise and mentor students, trainees and technicians, as appropriate within a clinical setting. Experience in innovative and effective teaching at undergraduate/DVM level within a related discipline and/or in private practice or other universities is required.

The position requires demonstrable ability to undertake original and independent research in a related area, evidenced by a record contribution in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, conference papers and presentations.

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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Applications close: 28 July 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


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