Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Veterinary Cardiology



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Job description

Sydney, Australia

Reference no. 494/0319C

  • Opportunity to provide strategic advice and operational support to the school of Veterinary Science
  • Located at Camperdown Campus, at the School of Veterinary Science

Full-Time, Continuing Academic – Level C or D, Base Salary: $127,585 p.a. – $169,240 p.a. plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity 

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science is currently ranked 9th Veterinary School globally (QS World University Rankings). The Small Animal Medicine (SAM) unit encompasses six clinical specialties including small animal medicine, feline medicine, cardiology, oncology, neurology and dermatology. The unit is supported by a dedicated team of academics, clinical specialists, registrars and residents, and is characterised by high outputs in clinical service, research and teaching as well as a highly supportive team environment.

This role encompasses teaching and research (50%) and clinical service (50%). The role contributes to the development, teaching and assessment of the small animal medicine curriculum for the DVM and postgraduate training in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, with supervision of students and junior staff integral to the role. Supervision of ECVIM accredited residency programs is required. An active program of clinical or fundamental research programs focused on veterinary cardiology is required.

Pivotal to the role is provision of specialist level services in small animal internal medicine and registration with the Australian Veterinary Boards Council as a specialist in veterinary cardiology will be required. Close teamwork with another specialist veterinary cardiologist will be an important part of provision of an excellent veterinary cardiology service.

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 Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Veterinary Cardiology who possesses:

  • Diplomate ECVIM, Diplomate ACVIM permitting registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board as a Veterinary Cardiologist
  • experience in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching and providing clinical instructions.
  • Preparedness to actively contribute to the management principles including financial responsibility of the cardiology service within UVTHS.
  • evidence of an active research profile in Veterinary Cardiology
  • Postgraduate Research qualification in the area of Veterinary Cardiology.

The School of Veterinary Science reserves the right to not proceed with this recruitment for this role in alignment with its strategic goals.

About us

The Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) is an internationally renowned provider of education and research.  A key contributor to world best practice in the care and welfare of animals for more than 100 years, our ongoing success is a result of the contribution of our innovative team of academic and professional staff members.

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How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 494/0319C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 22 April 2019 (Sydney Time)

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