Associate Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology (Education Focused)

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Camperdown, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: PartTime

  • Part time (0.2 FTE) 16 months Fixed term, located on Camperdown Campus at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science in The University of Sydney

  • Opportunity to inspire and train the next generation of veterinary leaders, engage with the school ranked 2nd in Australia and 22nd globally, within a world class university

  • Base Salary A $79,784 p.a. - $100,717 p.a., pro-rata + 17% superannuation (a total package up to $117,839 p.a., pro-rata)

About the opportunity

Your chance to have a marked impact on the future of the veterinary profession.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Associate Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology (Education Focused), who will contribute to providing excellent clinical teaching in veterinary pharmacology

The key benefits:

  • be part of developing the next generation of veterinarians

  • be stimulated by an academic environment focused on teaching, research, and clinical excellence with colleagues with broad disciplinary expertise across veterinary science

  • generous relocation allowance and access to research and publication support

  • industry leading leave provisions

  • salary packaging available

  • generous relocation allowance and access to research and publication support

  • gain the recognition of working in a leading Veterinary School in an outstanding University.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • contribute to outstanding educational design, delivery, evaluation, and outcomes

  • engage in high-quality teaching and learning experiences (at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level) that meet the University’s expectations and standards for education-focused staff

  • design and deliver quality educational units of study and experiences that support student needs and meet curriculum requirements

  • engage in research supervision, in accordance with the requirements and expectations of the school

  • systematically collect and use feedback on student learning to adjust educational approaches to improve student outcomes

  • evaluate teaching and learning - both at a program level and in relation to own practice – and applies learnings to improve practice and outcomes

  • apply knowledge of contemporary pedagogical practice to innovate education.

Since the founding of veterinary science in 1910, the mission of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS) has been to provide the nation’s best training in the health, welfare, and conservation of animals. The School is internationally accredited with the American Veterinary Medical Association, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council. Veterinary science at Sydney is ranked 2nd in the Southern Hemisphere and 22nd in the world, according to the QS World University Subject Rankings 2022, and is rated 5/5 for research in the Australian Government’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia. Its Camden campus provides access to an extensive network of farms and research units, including pig, poultry and aquaculture facilities, veterinary diagnostic, pathology and imaging services, and dedicated research laboratory infrastructure.

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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 an Associate Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology (Education Focused) who has:

  • a relevant degree in veterinary science

  • demonstrated understanding of the subject-matter in veterinary clinical sciences and the importance of veterinary pharmacology to the veterinary sciences and human and animal health

  • ability, commitment, and passion for engaging in scholarly activities to inform innovative pedagogical practice

  • demonstrated capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate an audience using a range of media

  • a deep and broad experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings

  • experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is only available for this part-time position.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all the role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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