Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

University of Melbourne
July 27, 2024
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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Job no: 0063010 Location: Werribee Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School Salary: Level C: $146,050 - $168,403 p.a. plus 17% super or Level D: $175,858 - $193,740 p.a. plus 17% super The successful candidate will be appointed at either Academic Level C or D, depending on the Selection Panel's assessment of the individual's level of academic achievements.

  • Deliver veterinary clinical pathology education and services while actively contributing to research programs.
  • Drive innovative research and collaborate with top experts in a dynamic diagnostic pathology service.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology at the University of Melbourne will be focusing on both clinical pathology services and education.

    Based primarily at the Werribee Campus of the Melbourne Veterinary School, the role involves teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students, overseeing specialist registration training, and providing diagnostic clinical pathology services.

    Additionally, the position entails administrative responsibilities, mentoring staff, and actively contributing to research programs, including the guidance of graduate students. Occasional attendance at meetings and events across other campuses, particularly at the Parkville Precinct, is also expected.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participation in the delivery of clinical pathology services to MVS and external parties. This includes the areas of haematology, biochemistry, urinalysis, cytology, coagulation and flow cytometry.
  • Assume full responsibility for the running and administration of the clinical pathology services laboratory.
  • Supervise and train staff, including residents in clinical pathology and pathology, and assist in the mentoring and training of residents in clinical disciplines in MVS.
  • Develop a world-class education program around clinical service, in addition to didactic teaching.
  • Make personal, independent and innovative contributions to teaching and learning at all levels (e.g., deliver lectures, workshops and seminars; set and examine assessable tasks; provide student advice; and contribute to the development of subjects and curricula).
  • Identify and contribute to the application and preparation of research proposals and funding and grant applications to external bodies
  • Conduct original and independent research either as principal investigator or in collaboration with others, and foster research and extension links with agencies external to the School.
  • Who We Are Looking For You have demonstrated leadership experience in engaging, inspiring and aligning teams around the vision and strategic direction. You are also able to lead across all levels and work collaboratively and effectively with diverse stakeholders both inside the School, the wider University and outside the University.

    You will also have:

  • A veterinary degree registrable in Victoria.
  • A specialist qualification in veterinary pathology or membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in a relevant chapter.
  • Demonstrated significant experience in the diagnosis of diseases of domestic animals.
  • A PhD or equivalent degree in Pathology.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching with demonstrable evidence of skill in delivery and innovation.
  • Demonstrated performance in research and research training within the discipline of pathology, as evidenced by significant publications in high- quality international scientific journals.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

    Your New Team - Melbourne Veterinary School

    https: // mvs.unimelb.edu.au/

    The Melbourne Veterinary School is Australia's #1 ranked veterinary school with a proud tradition of excellence in research, education, and leadership. It sits within the Faculty of Science in Australia's #1 ranked University. The Melbourne Veterinary School has research strengths in animal diseases, zoonotic infectious diseases, production animal systems (including dairy and red meat) and animal welfare. 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. 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.

    Greencross Veterinary Hospital at the University of Melbourne

    https: // mvs.unimelb.edu.au/engage/clinical-services/veterinary-care-at- werribee

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

    Faculty of Science

    https: // science.unimelb.edu.au

    Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education. Science begins with curiosity, and we are dedicated to understanding the universe from the level of sub-atomic particles to the solar system. We aim to be leaders who positively impact the community locally and globally, addressing major societal issues from climate change to disease. Our discoveries help build an understanding of the world around us.

    Our strength is our breadth of expertise. We are the second largest faculty in the University comprising seven schools: Agriculture, Food, Forest & Ecosystems Sciences, BioSciences, Chemistry, Geography, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics and Veterinary Science.

    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 outour 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 The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    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
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https:// about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 27 Jun 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 27 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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