First listed on: 07 December 2018

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Equine Surgery


  • An engaging and contemporary educational and working environment
  • Great rural location in the picturesque NSW regional city of Wagga Wagga
  • Relocation allowance is available to the successful applicant and dependent family

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $94,478 to $153,204 AUD pa (plus super.)
  • Wagga Wagga

In this role, you will teach, perform clinical work and engage in research and/or professional activity. The provision of high-quality equine surgery services to our Veterinary Clinical Centre in Wagga Wagga is an important part of the role. These facilities are staffed by several clinicians and interns/residents and are equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic, imaging, surgical, anaesthetic and monitoring equipment. Teaching will include both undergraduates and postgraduates (interns, residents).

The incumbent will be expected to develop their research interests in collaboration with other staff in the School and University and/or develop professional skills including engagement with the profession including the provision of referral practice. Contribution to a broad range of professional and administrative roles within the School is also required.

To be successful you will have:

  • Qualifications relevant to the level being applied for as specified in the Selection Criteria;
  • Demonstrated experience delivering high-quality learning and teaching;
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including leadership in an academic setting; and
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships, networks and relationships

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides courses in animal science, equine science, veterinary science and veterinary technology and has a strong research reputation with expanding numbers of higher research degree students.

The School has a substantial infrastructure of a very high standard for veterinary training including a Veterinary Clinical Centre, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Small Animal Clinic and Equine Centre.

Located in Wagga Wagga, you will be based in one of NSW's most liveable regional cities. Wagga offers a great lifestyle and range of family orientated facilities, including many schools, a diverse range of sporting and cultural opportunities and a specialist medical precinct, with great accessibility to major cities, including Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra and the Victorian snowfields.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Position descriptions can be obtained by the following links;

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Rob Woodgate | Head of School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences | | Ph: (02) 6933 4107

Closing Date: 11 pm, 3 February 2019

Please be aware all locations of the University will close from 12.30pm on Friday, 21 December 2018 to Tuesday, 1 January 2019 (inclusive) for both academic and professional/general staff. The University will reopen on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. As a result, there may be delays in responding to your enquiries.

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