Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow in Veterinary or Animal Science

The University of Sydney

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Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow in Veterinary or Animal Science


The University of Sydney

Job description

Job Information Organisation/CompanyUNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Research FieldBiological sciencesMedical sciences Researcher ProfileRecognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3) CountryAustralia Application Deadline15 May 2024 – 00:00 (UTC) Type of ContractTo be defined Job StatusFull-time Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?Not funded by an EU programme Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?NoOffer Description

  • 3 x full time, 3 years fixed term opportunities. Located on the Camperdown and Camden Campuses
  • Opportunity to work at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS), ranked #1 in Australia and #26th globally (QS ranking)
  • Base Salary Level A or B $105,350 – $140,586 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunityWe are seeking to appoint three Postdoctoral Research Associates/Fellows in Veterinary or Animal Science. The positions are research-focused appointments starting at Level A (step 6) for outstanding, independent, early career researchers (less than 5 years post PhD award), with a strong publication record relative to opportunity. Successful candidates will contribute to one of the SSVS’s research themes of Infectious diseases and biosecurity; Animal welfare; Wildlife health and preservation; Food security; Genetics, genomic and taxonomy; Evidence-based Clinical Practice; and Veterinary Education. These positions provide a unique opportunity for early career researchers to establish their future research direction.The associates/fellows are expected to design and conduct innovative research programs, publish their work in highly ranked journals, co-supervise higher degree by research students and advice Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) research projects. They will also be expected to provide up to 30 hours of undergraduate or postgraduate teaching per year within their area of expertise, with access to career development in education pedagogy within the School and University. It is essential that successful applicants strive to maintain and grow a culture of collaboration and excellence in their research, their interactions with academic and professional staff, and their support and mentoring of students.To learn more about the Sydney School of Veterinary Science (SSVS), clickAbout youThe 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 Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow in Veterinary or Animal Science who has:

  • a PhD (less than 5 years from completion) in Veterinary / Animal / or relevant Biomedical Science, along with evidence of strong research output
  • demonstrated success in applying for external grants and completing milestones
  • evidence of an independent or emerging research program and expertise in an area of Veterinary Science or Animal Science.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.Sponsorship / work rights forAustraliaPlease note: Visa sponsorship is available for this position.Pre-employment checksYour employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.EEO statementAt the University of Sydney, our shared values include and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of , , , , and those who identify as . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.How to applyApplications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Chris Masaoka, Recruitment Operations by email toCopyright The University of SydneyThe University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.Click to view the for
this role.RequirementsAdditional InformationWork Location(s)Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Country Australia City Darlington GeofieldWhere to apply WebsiteContact CityDarlingtonSTATUS: EXPIRED

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Darlington, County Durham

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Wed, 17 Apr 2024 05:17:30 GMT

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