Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Veterinary Pathology

 
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jun 28, 2024
Science

Job Description:

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

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:

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:

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 out our 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:

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://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 hr-careers@unimelb.edu.au, 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.