Clinical Academic Avian Medicine AREPH

The University of Sydney - School of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Science

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in avian medicine
  • Full time, fixed term for 3 years (further offers subject to funds and need) remuneration package: up to $177k p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super) 

About the opportunity
This leadership-position operates within the School of Veterinary Science’s (SSVS) with the role primarily located at the Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital (AREPH), a specialist exotic and wildlife service which is part of the Camden Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The SSVS is the leading Veterinary Science in the Southern Hemispher. The SSVS is part of the Faculty of Science of the University of Sydney. 

For more information about AREPH Hospital please refer to: http://www.avianreptileandexoticpethospital.com.au/ 

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Contribute to all aspects of teaching in avian and exotic pet medicine including planning, design, delivery, management and evaluation of student learning, through lectures, practicals, tutorials and on-line learning, provision of assessment tasks, including timely assessment and feedback.
  • Provide excellent avian and exotic pet services in the Schools Faculty’s veterinary hospitals for inpatients, outpatients and ambulatory cases.
  • Develop an expanding client base for the Hospitals’ avian and exotic medicine services by effective service delivery, engagement with referring veterinarians and participating in promotional activities
  • Supervise and mentor more junior veterinary staff including overseeing the training program for a Clinical Masters Student in Avian Medicine
  • Lead clinical research programmes in equine surgery and support other research in the Faculty.
  • Work with the Commercial Director and UVTHC Marketing Officer in the development of online and direct promotional events to raise awareness of the service, educate the local community and build caseload for the service
  • Provide clinical advice after-hours regarding hospital in-patients and support after hours activities as required
  • Contribute to development and implementation of Hospital’s strategic plans
  • Undertake administrative functions in relation to the operation of the AREPH 

About you
As a clinical academic provide specialist level quality avian and exotic animal clinical services and teaching to the School of Veterinary science in support of the newly established DVM. Supervise the combined Master’s (clinical and research) residency program in Avian Medicine based at Camden. 

The appointee will advance knowledge in Avian Medicine through research, supervision of post-graduate students and other scholarly activities, actively participating in the School’s clinical research program and didactic and practical teaching programs. 

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website. 

About us
Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 8 October (Sydney time)

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