First listed on: 12 June 2019

Senior Lecturer in Animal Production


  • Leadership opportunity
  • Undertake high quality research
  • Highly popular Veterinary Science and Animal Science Courses

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $115,617 to $133,238 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

Provide leadership, conduct ethical, high quality research and make a significant contribution to teaching in the Animal Science discipline and courses delivered by the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences.

As an academic in Animal Production, you will be expected to contribute to teaching in the Animal Science and Veterinary Science undergraduate programs and other courses delivered by the School. The role includes expectations of research productivity, supervision of research students, as appropriate, leadership within Animal Production and broad engagement with livestock industries. Administrative activities within the School and Faculty are also required.

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification, relevant to the discipline or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • A record of significant achievement relevant to the discipline area, and at a national level, in the scholarship of teaching and/or research/creative works or professional activity
  • Evidence of and a demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high quality student centred learning and teaching
  • High level written and oral communication and interpersonal skills including negotiating, presenting, active listening and the giving and receiving of constructive feedback

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.

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.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

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.

Further Information

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

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

Closing Date: 11pm, 10 July 2019

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