About the opportunity
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer Clinical Academic – Sports Medicine Specialist whose primary focus will be to expand knowledge and clinical proficiency within the discipline of Equine Sports Medicine. This is a rare opportunity to contribute to the development of the Centre of Excellence for equine sports medicine part of the Camden Equine Centre (CEC) within the University Teaching Hospital. The Vision of the Centre is to be a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of horses with sports related injuries and illnesses through innovative research in the field while training the veterinarians of the future.
Reporting to the Unit Head Equine and Associate Head of Clinical Sciences, the Senior Lecturer is expected to make a significant contribution to the research, education and administrative endeavours of their School/ Faculty while building their reputation towards becoming an authority in the discipline. As a Senior Lecturer you will be hands on in the education of DVM students and residents in Equine Sports Medicine and practice. You will provide specialist level clinical services to clients of the Equine Sports Medicine Service at UVTHC while delivering internationally recognised research in the discipline in conjunction with collaborators in the SSVS.
The Sydney School of Veterinary Science is a world-class centre for student learning, research excellence and animal welfare, part of the Faculty of Science. It is recognised internationally as a leading provider of globally accredited veterinary education and is ranked as Australia’s leading veterinary school and 11th in the world in QIS rankings. SSVS also holds the highest research ranking (ERA 5/5) in veterinary science.
The SSVS provides a comprehensive clinical service program across the two campuses of the School. This is facilitated by advanced imaging capacity to support equine including standing MRI, Nuclear Scintigraphy, Equine Treadmill and Ultrasound at the Camden campus. A Specialist Anaesthesia and pathology services are in place on site to support the Sports Medicine and the Equine program. There is a large equine operating suite with theatre, induction room and recently constructed anteroom to provide expected levels of biosecurity.
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The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer Clinical Academic – Sports Medicine Specialist who has:
SSVS is committed to high-quality teaching and as such, the appointee will be expected to undertake the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education), or a comparable postgraduate course in teaching and learning. This can be waived if an equivalent qualification has been attained from another University.
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All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the job requisition number 0079959 to apply.
Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday, 29 April 2021
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