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Location:  North Queensland, Australia

Institution:  James Cook University

Veterinary Anaesthetist (Continuing position plus Locum opportunities)
James Cook University (JCU) seeks to appoint a full time, Veterinary Anaesthetist, within The College of Public Health, Medical, and Veterinary Sciences. This will be a permanent, continuing position that does not require weekends, public holidays or after-hours work. In addition to this, those who are interested in discussing locum opportunities (4 weeks – 12 months) while we search for a permanent staff member are invited to contact Associate Professor Richard Squires
Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia or the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia will be highly regarded, however, board eligible candidates or those with a strong interest in veterinary anaesthesia who have undergone formal anaesthesia training will be considered.
This position will involve didactic and practical class teaching for our third and fourth-year students, clinical service and clinical supervision, instruction and assessment of the fifth year (final year) as well as postgraduate students in our modern and well-equipped veterinary teaching hospital. The successful candidate will join our anaesthesia team comprising of an ACVAA board-certified anaesthesiologist, a veterinarian anaesthetist and three anaesthesia nurses working in our small but fast-growing veterinary referral center. The successful candidate will also be expected to initiate and participate in research projects.

The required qualification is a veterinary degree that is immediately registerable in Queensland, Australia with excellent communication skills and a strong ability to work as part of a team. Why JCU?
Townsville is located in North Queensland, basking in more than 300 days of sunshine each year and surrounded by a myriad of natural wonders in close proximity to exploring tropical islands, wetlands, the Great Barrier Reef, wet tropics rainforests and a glorious beachfront in warm tropical weather. No matter what your holiday style, Townsville offers you a diverse range of historical, military, outback, island, active and tranquil experiences in tropical weather that allows you to enjoy many outdoor activities.
This role involves NO after-hours or weekends/public holidays and NO on-call duties. You will also have 5 weeks of annual leave and an extra week of study leave also with excellent work and life balance to enjoy a tropical lifestyle.
Salary range is $137,055 – $152,933 including clinical allowance.
Generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contribution.

Where & How to Apply

Instructions: Further details are located on the Careers at JCU website under current vacancies via reference number 16758.

Associate Professor, Richard Squires