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Location:  Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Institution:  James Cook University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Join a dynamic team of professionals to conduct innovative teaching & research in Veterinary Anaesthesia at our on-campus veterinary teaching hospital

  • Be at the forefront of Veterinary Sciences in the Tropics
  • No after hours, weekend work or public holidays required
  • Enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Anaesthetist ($94,056 – $131,287) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU).   The full-time, continuing appointment is based at our on-campus veterinary teaching hospital at the JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas.

What you can accomplish in the Role

You will have the opportunity to teach and assess final year Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) students and postgraduate students whilst still being involved in authentic clinical service delivery in veterinary anaesthesia in the University’s on-campus veterinary teaching hospital. Developing and participating directly in clinical research activity, leading to peer-reviewed publications, you will encourage collaborative research and be instrumental in contributing to the development of the veterinary science teaching program, especially in veterinary anaesthesia and related fields at JCU.

What you will bring to the Role

With an enthusiasm and passion for Veterinary science you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary science or equivalent, and be eligible for registration in Queensland.  Your formal training in veterinary anesthesia and a strong interest in, and aptitude for, teaching veterinary anaesthesia will see you excel in this interesting and rewarding role educating the Vets of the future.


Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging
  • Re-location assistance will be provided

How to apply

Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17442

For any questions, please contact   Dr Margaret Reilly

Applications close: 02 August 2021