Surgical Research Veterinarian



Surgical and Orthopaedic Research Laboratories Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW Ref498077 Opportunity to use veterinarian skills in a world class research environment Research in Surgical and Orthopaedics 2-year fixed term contract, Full time Level A: $76K-102K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading We are seeking a Surgical Research Veterinarian to support the research in the areas of surgical models and implant materials related to orthopaedics, spine and other surgical subspecialties at Prince of Wales Clinical School, UNSW. This work is based in the Surgical and Orthopaedic Research Laboratories (SORL). The Veterinarian will provide expertise across multiple animal facilities and species to support the research efforts of SORL; provide surgical expertise in a variety of orthopaedic and soft tissue animal models from surgical intervention to specimen harvest; provide emergency veterinary response when required both during business hours and after hours; ensure the highest standards of animal welfare and husbandry are followed to ensure the ethical treatment of all animals under care.

Assist and contribute with mechanical and material science experiments, as required and supervise students undertaking research projects. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple animal species and various research projects. To be successful you will have a Veterinarian degree and be registered with Veterinary Practitioner’s Board of NSW; have experience in pre-clinical surgical models; track record in the design and development of animal models for the investigation of biological phenomenon and assessment of treatments related to orthopaedics and have experience working in research setting.

You will be a team player with excellent communication skills and be very keen and excited to utilize your veterinarian skills in a research environment. You must have Australian work rights for the duration of the program. You should systematically address all the selection criteria in your application.

PD-Research Fellow (Veterinary Surgeon) Level A POWC.pdf Contact: Professor William Walsh E: w.walshunsw. Applications close: 20 th November 2019 Find out more about working at UNSW at jobs.unsw. UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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11 Nov 2019


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