- Be part of the team developing the COVID-19 Vaccine.
- Work with a team in the provision of animal husbandry & care.
- Join CSIRO – Australia’s premier science & technology research organisation.
We are seeking a Veterinarian to assist in the Biocontainment Large Animal Facility (LAF) at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP) Geelong. The Large Animal Facility (LAF) capability is essential for the support of the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) Diagnostic Surveillance and Response Program response and research obligations and with Health and Biosecurity Business Unit currently working on COVID-19 vaccine development.
As the Veterinarian, you will provide a high level of professional veterinary expertise in support of research projects using animals within ACDP’s microbiologically secure area. You will work with a team of animal technicians and research staff in the provision of animal husbandry and care and ensure that animal usage adheres to the Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.
Weekend work is involved on a roster basis and shift work may be required from time to time.
A small team of dedicated people participates in the day to day running of the facility however many tasks involve working alone. All staff working in this environment must pass security, medical and psychological checks and be vaccinated against various diseases.