Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Equine Medicine - Closing date: 15 November 2020

College of Sciences Palmerston North 

Calling clinicians in Equine Internal Medicine who have a strong clinical teaching focus.

Come and join our team at the School of Veterinary Science at Massey University, Palmerston North who are making a difference. We invite applications for this permanent position in which the start date is early 2021. Recently graduated residents will be considered.

At Massey University, our AVMA - accredited veterinary programme provides quality, research-led education. Our recently constructed equine hospital offers modern facilities for clinical service, teaching and research. Check us out: Staff have access to strong streams of research funding, as well as opportunities to participate in established programs of research in equine athletic development and performance, wastage, and other aspects of equine health and education. Our clinical teaching programme allows plenty of one on one interactions with our student talent. If you want to see our beautiful campus view here:

'Tāwharau Ora' - Massey University Vet Teaching Hospital ensures that students who choose to pursue the path of a veterinarian will enter into a school that promotes the concept of the School of Veterinary Science being a sanctuary of wellbeing, of healing, of recovery for people and animals. This concept is a lens from which staff assist, teach and guide students and a lens for students to view their learning and responsibility towards animals that they take into their care.

This is an academic role which encompasses clinical service, teaching and research. Clinical service includes providing services to clients and patients, instruction to veterinary students, supervising interns, and either leading or supporting clinical research.

We require the following:

· A strong service focus towards clients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and referring veterinarians which is essential

· Enthusiasm for teaching our undergraduate and postgraduate students is essential

· Time allocated away from the clinic is expected to be utilised for scholarly activities such as preparation of teaching materials, continuing education and participation in research

· You will be expected to integrate research into your practice of medicine where applicable

· Participation in research projects (clinical track) or establishing a strong clinical research programme (research/mixed track)

· If preparation for board examinations is a requirement, study time can be negotiated as part of non-clinical duties

· You must possess a veterinary degree immediately registerable with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand

In addition, our team pride themselves on their initiative, flexibility, communication and team-building skills.

To work here at Massey you will either be:

· board Certified by the American (Large Animal) or European (Equine) Colleges of Veterinary Internal Medicine; or

· a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in an Equine Medicine discipline; or

· eligible to sit for certification or fellowship of the above and eligible for registration with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.

Enquiries of an academic nature should be directed to Dr. Erica Gee. or phone +64 6 3569099.

Closing date: 15 November 2020 Reference number: CS_SVSME_564_10/20

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