University of Sydney, Australia - Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
October 10, 2012 - January 08, 2013

Contact Information: Visit and search by the reference number below for more information and to apply.

REFERENCE NO. 1195/0712

  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment
  • Live in one of the world’s most desirable cities
  • Full-time continuing, attractive remuneration package available which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students

The Faculty of Veterinary Science is a world-class facility for student learning, research excellence and animal welfare. We are recognised internationally as leading providers of veterinary education and key contributors to world best practice in the care and welfare of animals.

The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney (UVTHS) and The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Camden (UVTHC) have both undergone significant equipment upgrade and have state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment that makes it one of the best equipped small and large animal hospitals in Australia. The Hospitals contain, 7th generation 16 slice CT, X-ray machines, digital (CR) radiography, ultrasound, scintigraphy, videoendoscopy and 2 low-field MRI machines all linked together with PACS and also connected to the Sydney campus.

We are seeking applications for a Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging to join a team of clinicians specialising in large and small animals. You will provide diagnostic imaging services and teach clinical services in the veterinary undergraduate program.

To be successful in this role you will posses:

  • a degree in veterinary science registrable in NSW and Diplomate ECVDI or Diplomate ACVR permitting registration with the NSW Veterinary Surgeons Board as a Specialist in Surgery
  • a preparedness to assist in development and implementation of UVTHS, UVTHC and Diagnostic Imaging Unit Strategic Plans
  • experience in interpreting conventional radiographs, CT, MRI images, performing outpatient ultrasounds and specialised imaging procedures for other specialists
  • experience in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching.

Veterinarians who are Board-eligible for ECVDI and ACVR are also encouraged to apply.

This is a unique opportunity to take on an important role within an AVMA-accredited veterinary teaching hospital, in one of the world’s most desirable cities. Working alongside specialists renowned for their work in veterinary sciences you will join a highly specialised imaging environment and have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment. The person will be supported by a team of professionals headed up by Dr Mariano Makara and supported by residents and radiographers with advanced skills.

Remuneration package: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 22nd October 2012

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.

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