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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Equine Medicine

Townsville, Northern QLD
$144000 / Annual

Job Description

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Provide contemporary teaching and assessment to students of Veterinary Science in Equine Medicine

  • Ongoing professional and career development 
  • Based in Townsville – where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst achieving your career goals 
  • Salary level B $103,238 - $121,815 + 17% super
  • Salary level C $125,527 - $144,104 + 17% super

About Veterinary Sciences at JCU

The Vet Sciences program at JCU is growing and we want you to be part of our journey as we continue to offer excellence in undergraduate, post graduate and clinical training for the veterinarians of the future. 

As a leader in animal science and veterinary practice, JCU Veterinary and Animal Science programs promote, foster, and administer quality teaching and research and are key in delivering authentic clinical services. 

The JCU Veterinary and Animal Science program is rated #1 in Australia for skills development, learner engagement and full-time employment and #1 in QLD for median salary, overall educational experience, student support and teaching quality*

What you can Accomplish in the Role

Working onsite at the JCU teaching facilities, as well as an authentic clinical environment, you will work with a wide range of state-of-the-art diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic equipment as you teach equine internal medicine using tutorial, practical, and classroom modalities. Providing contemporary teaching methodologies, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of the JCU Vet science program by developing new and innovative curriculum that ensures our students remain highly sought after for their relevant, practical skills and hands-on experience

What you will bring to the role

With an enthusiasm and passion for Veterinary science, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent and be eligible for registration in Queensland. With strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as a member of a cohesive, like-minded teaching and clinical team you will thrive in a dynamic environment. Your formal training in Equine medicine and a strong interest in, and experience with, clinical teaching will see you excel in this interesting and rewarding role educating the Vets of the future.

About Townsville 

Bordered by the Coral Sea, the Wet Tropics and the Outback, the Townsville region has a vibrant natural landscape, rich Indigenous history and beautifully preserved Federation architecture. Located approximately 1350 kms north of Brisbane (or a 1.50hr flight) and 350 kms south of Cairns, Townsville has a strong and diverse economy in which significant industries such as health and education services, government and defence, construction and mining, prosper. Sunny days, warm waters, cool ocean breezes and a generally comfortable climate are part of what make Townsville such a popular place to live. Click here for more information on living in Townsville.

Some of the Benefits of Working for JCU

JCU offers 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
  • Clinical loading may apply
  • ongoing professional and career development 
  • five weeks annual recreation leave
  • cash out annual leave and time in lieu options 
  • attractive options for salary packaging 
  • on-campus cafés, gym, pool and childcare
  • 36.25 hour working week,
  • flexible work options available
  • fitness Passport
  • employee Assistance Program
  • relocation and accommodation assistance provided
  • access to online media subscriptions


How to apply

Click on apply now and you will be taken to the Veterinary Careers at JCU website - Vacancy reference 17796

For more info, please contact Associate Professor Bradley Dowling on [email protected]  


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