Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Veterinary Pathology

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

Job no: 0063009 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 the development and delivery of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Education.
  • 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 This pivotal position is responsible for enhancing curricular development and providing both theoretical and practical instruction in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program students.

    This role focuses on education, research, leadership, and service, contributing to the professional training of graduate students and mentoring junior academic staff.

    You will lead research initiatives, foster collaborations within the Melbourne Veterinary School and the broader University, and supervise graduate students. Additionally, you will manage and actively participate in the diagnostic Veterinary Pathology service, performing gross post-mortem examinations and microscopic tissue analyses for internal and external clients.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Make independent and innovative contributions to Teaching and Learning (Education) at all levels with the preparation and delivering of didactic lectures and practical classes to, and develop multimedia teaching modules for, veterinary students and assess their knowledge, understanding, critical thinking, and their academic performance.
  • Conduct necropsies on a wide range of animals, adhering to the highest standards of biocontainment at the University of Melbourne
  • Ensure diagnosis, interpretation and reporting of pathology results to the highest standards for student training and service to internal and external parties
  • Maintain, build, lead and provide expertise across a broad range of animal species and diseases, ensuring that MVS is a leader in veterinary pathology
  • Prepare and submit competitive research proposals/applications for funding by external bodies, conduct research, publish research findings and clinical case reports, and foster research and extension links with agencies external to the Melbourne Veterinary School (MVS).
  • Provide leadership of research activities within the Pathology group.
  • 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 and a PhD or equivalent degree in Pathology or a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated significant experience in the diagnosis of diseases of domestic animals.
  • 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 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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