Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor Equine Medicine or Surgery

University of Melbourne
July 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$146,050 - $168,408
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Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor Equine Medicine or


Job no: 0062896 Location: Werribee Campus / Melbourne Role type: Full-time; Continuing (tenure track) Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: Melbourne Veterinary School Salary: Level of appointment is subject to qualification and experience

  • Level C $146,050 - $168,408 p.a. plus 17% super
  • Level D $175,858 - $193,740 p.a. plus 17% super
  • Level E $226,517 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Lead clinical lameness and imaging services, oversee Equine Centre veterinary services, and conduct industry-relevant research at the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Science Werribee campus.

  • Opportunity to influence equine healthcare through advanced imaging, industry-relevant research, and mentorship in a dynamic academic environment.
  • 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 Equine Centre within the Melbourne Veterinary School is a leader in equine limb injury prevention research and clinical equine lameness investigation and advanced imaging. As a core priority for the School and the Faculty of Science, our goal is to continue developing this important area of clinical service and research, and provide quality education within the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

    As a pivotal member of our multi-disciplinary team at the Faculty of Science's Werribee campus, you will play a crucial role in delivering equine research, overseeing veterinary services, and mentoring early-career professionals.

    This role is integral to shaping the future of equine healthcare through education, industry engagement, and impactful research within the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Melbourne.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in and provide areas of leadership in clinical services provided by the Equine Centre.
  • Actively participate in the School's DVM and other teaching programs, including the preparation and delivery of lectures, practical classes, and workshops as directed by the Head of School.
  • Provide mentoring guidance and training sessions to earlier-career veterinarians and researchers within the Equine Centre.
  • Provide excellent service to patients and clients, ensuring that clinical services meet the standards of national and international accreditation bodies.
  • Maintain accurate clinical and regulatory records and ensure prompt, regular communication with clients.
  • 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:

  • Proven knowledge of and experience in the equine industry.
  • An awarded Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree enabling registration with the Victorian Veterinary Board.
  • Specialist qualifications in an equine clinical discipline
  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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: //

    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://

    Please ensure your responses to the key selection criteria are in line with the highest academic level of your application.

    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.

    Applications close: 26 July 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) / Melbourne time zone.

    Position Description:0062896Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor or Professor Equine Medicine & SurgeryPD.pdf

    Advertised: 25 Jun 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 26 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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