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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Small Animal Surgery

Reference no: 492709
Work type: Continuing - Full Time
Location: Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

  • Dynamic team focussed on delivering excellence through education
  • Great NSW regional location in Wagga Wagga
  • Work with state of the art diagnostic and surgical equipment

The Role

  • Full Time Continuing 
  • Level B/ C/ D - $94,478 to $153,204 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

This academic position is focussed on the delivery of excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary education and provision of referral level surgical services through the Kay Hull Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Small Animal Referral Hospital.  This facility is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical equipment.  Advanced imaging is provided through the Veterinary Clinical Centre. Veterinarians with specialist qualification and those having completed surgical residency are encouraged to apply.     

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in teaching and research to provide academic leadership in administration, as appropriate to the relevant appointment level. 

To be successful you will have

  • Qualifications relevant to the level being applied for as specified in the Selection Criteria; 
  • Completion of surgical residency or equivalent advanced surgical training and experience;
  • An ability to contribute to course and subject design, and to deliver high-quality student-centred learning and teaching; and
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills including negotiating, presenting, active listening and the giving and receiving of constructive feedback

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides courses in animal science, equine science, veterinary science and veterinary technology and has a strong research reputation with expanding numbers of higher research degree students.

The School has a substantial infrastructure of a very high standard for veterinary training including a Veterinary Clinical Centre, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Small Animal Clinic and Equine Centre.

Located in Wagga Wagga, you will be based in one of NSW’s most liveable regional cities. Wagga offers a great lifestyle and range of family orientated facilities, including many schools, a diverse range of sporting and cultural opportunities and a specialist medical precinct, with great accessibility to major cities, including Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and the Victorian snowfields.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Associate Professor Rob Woodgate | Head of School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences |  | Ph: (02) 6933 4107  

Closing Date: 11pm, 28 January 2019

Please be aware all locations of the University will close from 12.30pm on Friday, 21 December 2018 to Tuesday, 1 January 2019 (inclusive) for both academic and professional/general staff. The University will reopen on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. As a result there may be delays in responding to your enquiries.

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