Equine Veterinary Internship

Location
Australia
Posted
Aug 03, 2019
Closes
Sep 02, 2019
Ref
116217
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
School of Veterinary Science

The School of Veterinary Science has a rich history having been founded in 1936 and has a well-deserved reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus and maintains a clinic at the Dayboro north-west of Brisbane.

About This Opportunity

This position will contribute to referral clinical services in the Equine Hospital at the Gatton Campus of The University of Queensland under the supervision of specialists in equine internal medicine, surgery, reproduction, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia.

In this role, the intern will help to perform a broad range of clinical activities and services and will work in a combined clinical, teaching and research environment. This position will also assist in the training of undergraduate and postgraduate students through demonstration and practical instruction.

This position is located at The University of Queensland's picturesque Gatton Campus . Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour's drive west of Brisbane and five kilometres from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere's largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.

For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer (Level B) position is equivalent to that of an Assistant Professor position in the US.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess a degree in Veterinary Science or equivalent, registrable in Queensland.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity ) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement .

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time,fixed term position at Academic level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be $66,283 plus super of up to 9.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities , salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, free parking, discounted veterinary access, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 .

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Dr Carlos Medina-Torres on + 61 7 5460 1799 or email c.medina@uq.edu.au

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

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