Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Veterinary Preventative Medicine


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Townsville, QLD 


Vet Sciences program, Veterinary Specialities


$95,937 - $133,913 per year

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Full Time - Continuing


Academic: Lecturer, Senior / Principal Lecturer

Job Description:

Join a dynamic team of professionals to conduct innovative teaching and research in Veterinary surgery at our on-campus veterinary teaching hospital.
  • Be at the forefront of Veterinary Sciences in the Tropics
  • No after hours, weekend work or public holidays required
  • Enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals
We offer an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Veterinary Preventative Medicine ($95,937 - $133,913) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU).   The full-time, continuing appointment is based at our on-campus veterinary teaching hospital at the JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas.
What you can accomplish in the Role
This position presents you with the opportunity to contribute to the continued development and quality assurance of the veterinary science curriculum at JCU, particularly in the area of veterinary preventative medicine with an emphasis on veterinary public health and epidemiology.  You will also establish and develop an active research program in an aspect relevant to veterinary preventative medicine with a focus on JCU’s four strategic research themes.
What you will bring to the Role
We are looking for someone with the dedication and passion to drive the agenda of future proofing the vet science program at JCU.  As an enthusiastic and qualified Vet, you will demonstrate enthusiasm and capacity for teaching vet sciences and your ability to engage effectively with multidisciplinary academics, community and professional bodies will see you excel in this interesting and rewarding role educating the Vets of the future.
Why Townsville and JCU
Bordered by the Coral Sea, the Wet Tropics and the Outback, the Townsville region has a vibrant natural landscape, rich Indigenous history, beautifully preserved Federation architecture, a smattering of islands just off its coast, and a vibrant, progressive dining scene.  JCU is uniquely positioned to offer a culturally diverse working environment and prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region
We support our people through the provision of:
  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • on-campus cafés, gym, pool and childcare
  • Re-location and immigration assistance will be provided
  • Balance of work and life so you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that supports a diverse range of leisure and sporting interests.
How to apply
Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17510
For more info, please contact Professor Margaret Reilly at margaret.reilly1@jcu.edu.au



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