The University of Sydney: Senior Lecturer Clinical Academic – Sports Medicine Specialist - Closing date January 31st

  • Opportunity to be part of building a preeminent Equine Sports and MedicineCentre of Excellence
  • Located on the Camden Campus at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden (UVTHC), Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS)
  • Full-time, Level C continuing, with a base salary of $133K - $153K p.a., plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Unit Head Equine and Associate Head of Clinical Sciences, the Senior Lecturer’sprimary focus is to expandknowledge and clinical proficiency within the discipline of Equine Sports Medicine. At the University, you will have the rare opportunity to be part of the development of the centre of excellence for equine sports medicine with the vision to be a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of horses with sports related injuries and illnesses through innovative research in the field while training the veterinarians of the future.

Recognised as the pre-eminent centre of excellence for equine sports medicine in Australasia and a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of horses with sports related injuries and illnesses through innovative research in the field whilst training the veterinarians of the future.

A Senior Lecturer is expected to make a significant contribution to the research, education and administrative endeavours of their School/ Faculty while building their reputation towards becoming an authority in the discipline. As a Senior Lecturer you will be hands on in the education of DVM students in Equine Sports Medicine and practice. You will provide specialist level clinical services to clients of the Equine Sports Medicine Service at UVTHC while delivering internationally recognised research in the discipline in conjunction with collaborators in SSVS.

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 a Senior Lecturer who has:

  • a veterinary degree registerable in NSW
  • a specialist qualification in equine Sports Medicine registerable in NSW
  • a a PhD in the area of equine science with quality publications (PhD desirable)
  • a track record in research in equine science /sports medicine
  • a willingness to undertake the Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (Higher Education) or a comparable PG course in teaching and learning

The commencement level will be determined based on the candidate’s skills, experience and knowledge

About us

The School of Veterinary Science is a leading provider of veterinary and animal science education, and a leader in scientific research. The School provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in veterinary & associated disciplines and is a leader in animal welfare and ethics.

The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Camden (UVTHC) provides a range of large and small animal veterinary services to the community and referring veterinarians.  As a teaching school, it also provides didactic and clinical instruction to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students during the pre-clinical and clinical final year as well as offering a number of post graduate training programs.  The UVTHC has a strong focus on promotion of teamwork and good working relations to facilitate excellence in clinical services, undergraduate teaching as well as the overall teaching and learning environment for staff.

The Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre will provide a premier facility for horses, owners, and veterinarians alike to collaborate, research, and provide unparalleled evidence-based treatment to horses to redefine the paradigms of equine sports medicine. 

To learn more about the School of Veterinary Science click here 

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit search by the reference number 1488/1220C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 31 January 2021

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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