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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Equine Surgery

Reference no: 495723
Work type: Continuing - Full Time
Location: Wagga Wagga
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research, Academic - Teaching and Professional

  • Join a dedicated School committed to delivering world class learning, teaching and research
  • Stay connected: deliver high-class equine surgery services at our state-of-the-art Veterinary Clinical Centre 
  • Lead with impact: play a significant role in advancing the discipline through research and teaching priorities

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level B/C/D - AU$102,486 to AU$165,866 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Additional clinical loading and remuneration for after-hours duties
  • Wagga Wagga (relocation and migration assistance provided) 

We are currently seeking an outstanding equine surgeon and educator who will actively contribute to teaching innovation, research and professional and academic leadership. Teaching will be delivered to undergraduate and postgraduate (residents) cohorts and leadership in the provision of high-quality equine surgery services at our Veterinary Clinical Centre in Wagga Wagga will be required.

To be successful in this role, you will have proven leadership and stakeholder engagement capabilities, with a demonstrated commitment to upholding the University’s values and the advancement of the discipline of equine surgery and the veterinary profession.

Eligibility for registration as a Veterinarian with the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW is essential for this position in addition to specialist qualifications in equine surgery or eligibility to obtain.

The successful candidate will be appointed to either a teaching research or teaching professional work function and will have access to the University’s generous relocation support scheme.

To be successful you will have:

  • Eligibility for registration as a Veterinarian with the Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW
  • Board certification by the American and/or European College of Veterinary Surgeons and/or the Australian and NZ College of Veterinary Scientists or eligibility to sit board examination or equivalent
  • A record of academic achievement of national and/or international standing through outstanding contributions to the profession
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership and/ or build people capability in an academic setting to deliver outcomes

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.

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 and Health 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 Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences provides more than twenty undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Faculty of Science and Health. This includes Agricultural Science, Agribusiness Animal Science, Environmental Science and Management and Veterinary Science. The School has substantial infrastructure of a high standard for training veterinary undergraduates and postgraduates, including access to on-campus veterinary enterprises in Wagga. The School has a strong research profile, including significant numbers of undergraduate honours and higher research degree students. Relevant research strengths include animal health, welfare and diseases, epidemiology, biosecurity, toxicology, animal models of human conditions and animal production.

Charles Sturt University 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. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description(s) or by contacting:

Professor Kristopher Hughes | Clinical Director and Professor in Equine Medicine | | Ph: (02) 6933 4253

Closing Date: 11 pm, 2 November 2022

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