Grant-Funded Researcher (A), School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 22 Nov 2021

Job no:506270
Work type:Fixed term - Part-time
Categories:Faculty of Sciences, Level A

(Level A) $86,409 to $89,610 per annum (pro rata) plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Part-time (0.5 FTE), fixed term opportunity available for 8 months.

Have we got a challenge for you!

Are you a highly-qualified, dynamic researcher with excellent project and people management skills, and international experience looking for a part-time role? This support role is highly autonomous, involving hands-on participation from grant applications through to final publication for wide ranging projects. Help supervise research teams that cross organisational boundaries, manage national and international stakeholder dynamics to achieve shared outcomes.

Be ready to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment!

To be successful you will need:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in epidemiology.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research.
  • Demonstrated experience working with intergovernmental organisations (ie FAO, OIE or WHO).
  • Demonstrated ability to manage teams and projects - locally and internationally.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 22 November 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Anne-Lise Chaber
Senior Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science
P: +61 (8) 8313 1104
E: (Alternative: )

For a confidential discussion regarding the recruitment process for this position, contact:

Mr Bill Savas
HR Coordinator, Faculty of Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 3170

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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