University of Melbourne


July 8, 2021



Job no: 0028407

Work type: Continuing

Location: Werribee

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School

Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

An exciting opportunity is available for a Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging to join the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.

About Us

The University of Melbourne's U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital is one of Australia's leading veterinary hospital facilities based in Werribee. We offer complete animal care to the public including Primary Care (general practice and preventative care), a suite of specialist services, specialist support services and critical care services. U-Vet is, first and foremost, a teaching hospital, where our vets use their experience to foster the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary specialists studying at the Melbourne Veterinary School, ranked 18th in the world for veterinary science in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021. Our expert vets train students with the assistance of our academic staff, who are world leaders in clinical excellence and research.

The dedicated Werribee campus is located less than an hour from Melbourne and has recently undergone a $63 million redevelopment, making U-Vet home to the most modern veterinary facilities in Australasia.

About the role

The Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging will provide excellence in clinical service delivery, teaching and clinical research in the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, Melbourne Veterinary School. Working within the University's teaching hospital, the U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital (U-Vet), this position will form part of the Diagnostic Imaging team and will provide high quality services.

The position is responsible for the delivery of teaching in the area of diagnostic imaging to students, developing lectures, workshops and practical classes, and will contribute to the student learning experience.

As a Lecturer, the position will be responsible for independent teaching and clinical research and will be required to develop collaborative, applied research in the areas of Diagnostic Imaging, seeking collaborative opportunities within the Faculty, the wider University and external partners.

About you

The Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging will have an awarded Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent veterinary degree, registrable in Victoria. The ideal candidate will have completed an accredited training program such as FANZCVS, ECVDI or ACVR and will be eligible to sit the qualifying examinations.

It is essential that the incumbent has demonstrated ability to manage a diagnostic imaging caseload within a teaching veterinary hospital environment or busy practice. The position will require proven experience or the capacity to deliver innovative teaching, guidance, supervision and mentoring students, trainees and technicians as appropriate within a clinical setting.

Demonstrated experience and the ability to undertake original and independent clinical research in a related area, evidenced by a record contribution in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, conference papers and presentations is an essential requirement of this role.


Staff benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 17% superannuation
  • Supportive culture
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Newly refurbished and built hospital facilities
  • Easy on-site parking at Werribee
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Discounted veterinary services
  • Fee discounts for study at the University.
  • How to Apply

    Please click apply and provide a cover letter, CV and response to the selection criteria in the relevant position.

    For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria.

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

    Advertised: 09 Jun 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 08 Jul 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time