Veterinarian / Lecturer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

Job no: 0058616
Location: Werribee Campus. Melbourne, Australia
Role type: 
Full time; Continuing
Faculty: 
Faculty of Science
Department/School: 
Melbourne Veterinary School
Salary (AUD)
- all figures per annum, plus 17% superannuation (pension)
Lecturer - Level B: $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. 

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

The City of Melbourne is recognised as Australia’s cultural capital with a number of world-class galleries and museums, internationally renowned food and wine regions, and an impressive year-round calendar of events catering for all tastes. It is no surprise that Melbourne has won the title of one of the most livable cities for six consecutive years and continues to attract residents from all over the world.

About the Role
The Melbourne Veterinary School is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the positions of Veterinarian / Lecturer at Level B (Lecturer).

The successful incumbent will provide excellence in teaching and clinical service at the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Veterinary School. Working within the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, this position will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, including developing and delivering tutorials or lectures, workshops and practical classes, supervision of students and may include clinical teaching during student rotations. 

They will actively participate in leadership and service both within and outside the University and broader community and be an effective member of the Department, School, Faculty and partnering veterinary practices.

This position will be primarily located at the Werribee campus of the University of Melbourne but will be expected to teach and to attend meetings, seminars and conferences at other campuses or facilities from time to time.

Who We Are Looking For
You will have demonstrated tertiary level teaching experience with the ability to teach innovative programs at all levels, and under a variety of settings including online learning and curriculum course design. You will provide academic mentoring and assistance to students with a focus on providing a positive learning experience.

You will work independently and as a member of a team with a wide diversity of background, interests and at a variety of locations to deliver high-quality veterinary services to clients as well as teaching outcomes.

Lecturers at the University of Melbourne are expected to have expertise in clinical professional practice and experience in scholarly activities resulting in impactful publications and/or other scholarly outputs.

You will also have:

  • An awarded Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent veterinary degree registrable in Victoria and relevant experience as a veterinarian
  • Demonstrated experience in small animal veterinary clinical practice and proven ability to manage a challenging and varied caseload
  • A level B academic should display evidence of potential for research excellence and a willingness to engage fully and creatively with education and leadership

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

Your New Team – “Melbourne Veterinary School“
The Melbourne Veterinary School is Australia’s number 1 ranked veterinary school with a proud tradition of excellence in research, education, and leadership. The Melbourne Veterinary School has research strengths in animal diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, production animal systems (including dairy and red meat) and animal welfare. The Melbourne Veterinary School provides the only professional entry veterinary medicine program in Victoria and covers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects across veterinary science with Australia’s premiere graduate Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, which is nationally and internationally accredited by VSAAC, RCVS and the AVMA COE.

In January 2023, Greencross Pet Wellness Company opened the Greencross Veterinary Hospital at the Werribee campus, providing 24-hour specialist and emergency care for patients, along with clinical rotations for the University’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students.

The School is a central component of the Faculty of Sciences which has an outstanding international reputation for excellence and innovation in research, curriculum development and for links within industry, policy makers, other research institutes and the wider community - http://mvs.unimelb.edu.au/engage/clinical-services/veterinary-care-at-werribee

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion  page.

We encourage and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected] .

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We recognise that reconciliation is central to our purpose. For more information, please visit our Reconciliation  page.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

As with all positions, career achievements will be interpreted relative to opportunity, including career disruptions due to caring responsibilities, time in industry, illness etc.

Applications close: 26 February 2024 11:55PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)



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