Lecturer in Theriogenology
University of Adelaide School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Lecturer in Theriogenology

Job no: 501927
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Level B


(Level B) $97,577 - $115,495 per annum plus an employer contribution of an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

Fixed term position from 5 August 2019 to 29 November 2019

We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Theriogenologist for the 2019 breeding season. Responsibilities include mare care and reproductive emergencies, embryo transfer, artificial insemination with cooled and frozen semen, stallion collection, semen freezing and shipping of cooled semen. You will be supported by a team of nurses, dedicated technical staff and interns. Some out of hours work including weeknights and weekends will be required, as is the flexibility and willingness to support other areas of the practice, including primary opinion, subject to caseload requirements and workload.


The Veterinary Health Centre (VHC) is the University of Adelaide’s clinical teaching facility which operates on a commercial basis, offering a range of first opinion and specialist veterinary services across all animal species to the general public and referring veterinarians. As a unit of VHC, the Equine Health and Performance Centre (EHPC) is a state-of-the-art primary practice and referral clinic offering the latest technology, equipment and professional services to the horse-owning community. In addition, the EHPC provides a clinical training environment for final year veterinary students working under the close supervision of experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses and support staff.


The EHPC is equipped with specialised reproduction equipment and foaling bays and is staffed by experienced and qualified equine clinical academic staff, including diplomates in equine internal medicine, surgery, theriogenology, anaesthesia and  equine sports medicine. We also have an ambulatory team providing primary opinion services. Clinical services are supported by a team of dedicated and enthusiastic nursing staff who rotate through a 24/7 roster to support the clinicians.


The EHPC is situated on the University’s picturesque Roseworthy Campus, approximately 9km from the township of Gawler and on the doorstep of the world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region.


To be successful you will need:

  • A Veterinary qualification suitable for registration in Australia
  • A completed residency in veterinary reproduction / theriogenology
  • Experience in the delivery of clinical theriogenology services
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of the Equine team.

For more information about the School and Equine Clinic visit the following links:





Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs 

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

Learn more at: sciences.adelaide.edu.au 

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close: Open until filled.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Wayne Hein
Head of School
P: +61 (8) 8313 7987
E: wayne.hein@adelaide.edu.au


For general enquiries on the recruitment process please contact:


Mandy Holloway
HR Officer
P: +61 (8) 8313 7740
E: mandy.holloway@adelaide.edu.au


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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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