First listed on: 19 February 2018

Snr Lecturer/Assoc. Professor in Ruminant Health& Production

  • Attractive remuneration within a flexible working environment
  • Great Rural Location in the picturesque NSW regional city of Wagga Wagga
  • Relocation allowance is available to the successful applicant

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level C/D - $112,840 to $149,686 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

As a senior academic in Ruminant Health and Production you will be expected to provide leadership within the Production Animal Team, and contribute to teaching in the veterinary undergraduate program and other courses delivered by the School. The role also includes expectations of research productivity, supervision of research students, as appropriate, and a broad engagement with livestock industries as well as participation in the development and provision of clinical and/or consulting services to livestock producers as a part of a veterinary clinical service. Administrative activities within the School and Faculty are also required.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification relevant to the discipline area
  • Current registration or be eligible for registration in NSW with the Veterinary Practitioners Board as a practicing veterinarian
  • A record of significant achievement relevant to ruminant health, and at a national / international level
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of ruminant health and production
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, independently and provide effective leadership in an academic setting
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships, networks and relationships locally and internationally with livestock and related industries

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides courses in animal science, equine science, veterinary science and veterinary technology and has a strong research reputation with expanding numbers of higher research degree students.

The School has a substantial infrastructure of a very high standard for veterinary training including a Veterinary Clinical Centre, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Small Animal Clinic and Equine Centre.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

A copy of the Position Description may be obtained via the following links:

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Professor Glenn Edwards | Head, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences | | Ph: 02 6933 4107

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