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Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

Murdoch University

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/03/2017

Job Category:

Education / Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Job description:

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Continuous, full time position
  • $109k-$126k plus 17% superannuation and salary packaging opportunities
  • Ref: 1145H01/201634

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated team of academic and professional staff at Western Australia’s only Veterinary School.

The Role

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences is looking for an experienced small animal medicine internist to make a significant contribution as the School continues to strengthen its program by expanding teaching and research activities in the area. You will be expected to contribute to the medicine referral service within Murdoch University Veterinary Hospital, and will be involved in clinical teaching and research in small animal medicine. The veterinary hospital receives a high caseload across all specialist disciplines and is supported by a team of outstanding technical staff.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in Veterinary Science registrable in Western Australia;
  • Either a PhD or evidence of near completion of a doctoral degree, or other postgraduate or professional specialist qualifications (Board certification, FANZCVS); and
  • A high level of written and oral communication skills and recent experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level are also essential.

Depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the position could be offered as a Research and Teaching academic or a Clinical/Professional Scholar, therefore please state in your application which work profile you are applying for, and address the correct selection criteria accordingly.

Think Murdoch

Recognised by The Times Higher Education as one of the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50, Murdoch University is internationally recognised as a research-led institution.

This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (depending on the work profile you want to be considered for, found in both Position Descriptions below) via the Apply Online button.

Position contact: Professor Peter Irwin, Principal College of Veterinary Medicine by email Alternatively, you can contact Associate Professor Mary Thompson, Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine on +61 8 9360 2685 or at

Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.

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