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When available, positions will be posted on this page.   Positions for Animal Ethics Committees (AECs) members are listed by their category below and all other positions are listed under the last category.

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  • Animal Ethics Committee Category A and AWO

    Category A, Hudson Institute, Vic

    Hudson Institute is currently recruiting for volunteer Animal Ethics committee members for its AEC. Through its AECs, the Institute strives to uphold best practice in animal-based science, while reflecting the expectations of the broader community.  Expressions of interest are sought for the following categories:

    • Category A (Veterinarian):a person with qualifications in veterinary science that are recognised for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Australia, and with experience relevant to the institution’s activities or the ability to acquire relevant knowledge.

    In this role, you are required to attend one monthly meeting on either first or third Thursday of the month.  The meeting runs for approximately 3-5 hours.  Applicants must be willing to contribute their perspective on AEC applications at AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake training. Applicants must also possess effective interpersonal skills, competent computer skills and be able to read large documents within a short timeframe. An honorarium for external members is provided for attendance at meetings.

    For further information please contact animal.ethics@hudson.org.au.  Applications, including CV and any supporting documentation can be emailed to hr@hudson.org.au or animal.ethics@hudson.org.au.  

    AWO, University of Technology Sydney

    The Research Office at the University of Technology Sydney is seeking to recruit an Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) to join the team on a part-time, continuing basis. The AWO role is a strategic position that oversees the welfare of animals used in research and teaching, both at the University and in associated field studies and ensures that their welfare meets the highest standard. To meet the challenges of this position, a minimum qualification of a Veterinary degree or other appropriate qualifications, along with demonstrated experience in small animals (rodents) in the university animal research sector, is required, as well as the ability to work flexibly. The role presents you with real opportunities to develop your profile within the sector. For more information, visit Seek .

    Closing Date:  Thursday 29th October 2020 at 11.59pm (AEST)

    For any queries, please contact Racheal Laugery (Research.Ethics@uts.edu.au).

    AWO, University of Technology Sydney

    The Research Office at the University of Technology Sydney is seeking to recruit an Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) to join the team. The Animal Welfare Officer role requires a flexible, part-time approach. It is a strategic position that oversees the welfare of animals used in research and teaching, both at the university and in associated field studies and ensures that their welfare meets the highest standard. The role presents you with real opportunities to develop your profile within the sector. For more information, visit Seek .

    For any queries, please contact Racheal Laugery (Research.Ethics@uts.edu.au).

    Category A, Hudson Institute, Vic

    Hudson Institute is currently recruiting for volunteer Animal Ethics committee members for its AEC. Through its AECs, the Institute strives to uphold best practice in animal-based science, while reflecting the expectations of the broader community.  Expressions of interest are sought for the following categories:

    • Category A (Veterinarian):a person with qualifications in veterinary science that are recognised for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Australia, and with experience relevant to the institution’s activities or the ability to acquire relevant knowledge.

    In this role, you are required to attend one monthly meeting on either first or third Thursday of the month.  The meeting runs for approximately 3-5 hours.  Applicants must be willing to contribute their perspective on AEC applications at AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake training. Applicants must also possess effective interpersonal skills, competent computer skills and be able to read large documents within a short timeframe. An honorarium for external members is provided for attendance at meetings.

    For further information please contact animal.ethics@hudson.org.au.  Applications, including CV and any supporting documentation can be emailed to hr@hudson.org.au or animal.ethics@hudson.org.au.  

    AWO, University of Technology Sydney

    The Research Office at the University of Technology Sydney is seeking to recruit an Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) to join the team on a part-time, continuing basis. The AWO role is a strategic position that oversees the welfare of animals used in research and teaching, both at the University and in associated field studies and ensures that their welfare meets the highest standard. To meet the challenges of this position, a minimum qualification of a Veterinary degree or other appropriate qualifications, along with demonstrated experience in small animals (rodents) in the university animal research sector, is required, as well as the ability to work flexibly. The role presents you with real opportunities to develop your profile within the sector. For more information, visit Seek .

    Closing Date:  Thursday 29th October 2020 at 11.59pm (AEST)

    For any queries, please contact Racheal Laugery (Research.Ethics@uts.edu.au).

    AWO, University of Technology Sydney

    The Research Office at the University of Technology Sydney is seeking to recruit an Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) to join the team. The Animal Welfare Officer role requires a flexible, part-time approach. It is a strategic position that oversees the welfare of animals used in research and teaching, both at the university and in associated field studies and ensures that their welfare meets the highest standard. The role presents you with real opportunities to develop your profile within the sector. For more information, visit Seek .

    For any queries, please contact Racheal Laugery (Research.Ethics@uts.edu.au).

    Category A, Hudson Institute, Vic

    Research is the basis for acquiring knowledge to further understand and address issues facing our communities and individuals within them.  Hudson Institute of Medical Research undertakes research with the desire to make a difference and with the potential to transform lives.

    Animal Ethics Committees (AECs) play a critical governance role within Hudson Institute of Medical Research by reviewing all research and teaching activities involving animals and therefore AEC committee members are integral in ensuring the integrity and quality of the research.

    About the Role
    Hudson Institute is currently recruiting for volunteer Category A (Veterinarian) members for its AECs. Through its AECs, the Institute strives to uphold best practice in animal-based science, while reflecting the expectations of the broader community.

    Expressions of interest are sought for this position for its AECs as per the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th Edition (2013):

    • Category A (Veterinarian): a person with qualifications in veterinary science that are recognised for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Australia, and with experience relevant to the institution’s activities or the ability to acquire relevant knowledge.

    In this role, you are required to attend one monthly meeting on either first or third Thursday of the month.  The meeting runs for approximately 3-5 hours.  Applicants must be willing to contribute their perspective on AEC applications at AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake initial and ongoing training. Applicants must also possess effective interpersonal skills, competent computer skills and be able to read large documents within a short timeframe. Committee members are also requested to attend site inspections of Institute’s animal facilities, as necessary.  The member contracts are renewed yearly.  An honorarium for external members is paid for attendance at meetings and lunch during the meeting is provided.

    For further queries about the role, kindly contact Dr. Jaya Devi at 03-8572 2723Expressions of interest can be submitted to the Hudson Animal Ethics office at animal.ethics@hudson.org.au

    Volunteer Veterinarian AEC Members - Monash University

    The primary responsibility of an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) is to ensure, on behalf of the institution for which it acts, that all activities relating to the care and use of animals for scientific purposes are conducted in compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (the Code). As such, AEC members play a critical role in ensuring the ethical, humane and responsible care and use of such animals. Committee membership is managed to ensure that, collectively, the AEC fulfils the membership criteria of the Code and has the necessary expertise to effectively discharge its responsibilities.

    About the Role
    Monash University is currently recruiting volunteer Veterinarian AEC members. Expressions of interest are sought per the Categories stipulated in the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th Edition (2013):

    • Category A (veterinarian): A person with qualifications in veterinary science that are recognised for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Australia, and with experience relevant to the institution’s activities or the ability to acquire relevant knowledge.

    Applicants must be willing to contribute to AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake initial and ongoing training and education. Applicants must also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, computer skills and be able to read, interpret and advise on meeting materials, including project applications.

    Please apply via our website using the link below:
    https://www.monash.edu/researchoffice/ethics/joining-an-ethics-committee

    For further information, please contact:  animal.ethics@monash.edu or (03) 9905 5121

    Category A - Volunteer Wildlife Veterinarian - Monash University

    The primary responsibility of an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) is to ensure, on behalf of the institution for which it acts, that all activities relating to the care and use of animals for scientific purposes are conducted in compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (the Code). As such, AEC members play a critical role in ensuring the ethical, humane and responsible care and use of such animals. Committee membership is managed to ensure that, collectively, the AEC fulfils the membership criteria of the Code and has the necessary expertise to effectively discharge its responsibilities.

    About the Role
    Monash University is currently recruiting a volunteer Wildlife Veterinarian for the School of Biological Sciences AEC which meets monthly on a Thursday. Expressions of interest are sought per the Category stipulated in the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th Edition (2013):

    • Category A (veterinarian): A person with qualifications in veterinary science that are recognised for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Australia, and with experience relevant to the institution’s activities or the ability to acquire relevant knowledge.

    Applicants must be willing to contribute to AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake initial and ongoing training and education. Applicants must also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, computer skills and be able to read, interpret and advise on meeting materials, including project applications.

    Please apply as a Category A at https://www.monash.edu/researchoffice/ethics/joining-an-ethics-committeeFor further information: animal.ethics@monash.edu or 9905 5121

    • Animal Ethics Committee Category B

      There are currently no positions available for this category.

    • Animal Ethics Committee Category C

      Category C, University of Tasmania

      Expressions of interest are sought for membership of the Tasmanian Animal Ethics Committee (AEC). The Tasmanian AEC oversees the care and use of animals in research and teaching at the University of Tasmania and ensures all animal care and use is done in accordance with the Australian Code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (Code).

      The AEC ensures that the ethical review, approval, and monitoring of the care and use of animals, specifically non-human vertebrates and cephalopods, for scientific purposes conducted on behalf of the University of Tasmania is compliant with the Code. The AEC is required to register and inspect all animal holding, experimentation, transportation, and breeding facilities on behalf of the University.

      About the role
      If you are eager to make a contribution to Tasmania by promoting and advocating for excellent and ethical animal research, express your interest to join the Tasmanian AEC as a category C member.

      The category C member will typically attend 1-2 meetings per month of approximately 2 hours duration, plus allocate a time to preparation (reading and reviewing applications). Each member should:

      • Become familiar with the Australian Code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes
      • Prepare for and attend scheduled meetings

      For more information and to apply, please see the attached and return to, DVCR.Secretariat@utas.edu.au

      Any questions regarding membership can be directed to Dr Samuel Poynter, samuel.poynter@utas.edu.au Tel: (0)3 6226 8349.

      Category C, Charles Sturt University

      The Animal Care and Ethics Committee at Charles Sturt University currently has a vacancy in its Category C (animal welfare) membership.The Animal Care and Ethics Committee plays an essential role in the University’s capacity to use animals for teaching and research.

      The Committee is responsible for ensuring that all care and use of animals is conducted in compliance with the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes. The role of the Animal Care and Ethics Committee is to ensure that the use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals, and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      To do this, the Committee meets for up to four hours once a month to consider applications which propose to use animals for teaching or research purposes. Members may also be asked, from time to time, to attend inspections of facilities which use animals to ensure that these facilities meet the needs of the animals for whom they are designed, and the people who have responsibility for their care. These meetings are conducted via video conference from multiple campus locations.

      To be eligible for membership, a Category C member of the Committee must be a person with demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals. They must not be an employee of the University, or otherwise associated with the institution, and they should not be involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. A veterinarian with specific animal welfare interest and experience may meet the requirements of this Category.

      Expressions of interest are sought from persons who would like to contribute to good animal welfare and good research and teaching outcomes where the use of animals is involved, through the work of the Animal Care and Ethics Committee. Please contact the Chair, Dr Geoff Dutton, in the first instance to find out more, or send an expression of interest to animalethics@csu.edu.au.

      Category C, Deakin University, VIC

      Deakin University are seeking to recruit Category C (Animal Welfare) members to join the Animal Ethics Committees (AECs).

      The primary responsibility of the AECs is to ensure, on behalf of the institution, that all activities involving animals for scientific purposes are conducted in compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (the Code) and relevant government legislation. The role of the AEC involves but is not limited to; the assessment that the care and use of animals for scientific purposes is ethically acceptable, balancing whether the potential effects on the wellbeing of the animals involved is justified by the potential benefits to humans, animals or the environment and supporting the wellbeing of animals by applying the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement).

      The role will involve attending AEC meetings, which are held eight times per year on a Wednesday ranging on average from 2-4 hours in duration. Members are required to carefully read all documentation prior to meetings and attendance to annual facility inspections may also be required. Training opportunities will be provided and attendance to conferences will be supported. Although a voluntary position, an annual honorarium of $1000 will be awarded for service and to assist with out of pocket expenses.

      Category C member positions are available at both the Waurn Ponds Campus (Geelong) and Burwood Campus (Melbourne).

      For further information or submission of expressions of interest, please contact the Deakin University Animal Ethics Office animal-ethics@deakin.edu.au.

      Category C, Hudson Institute, Vic

      Research is the basis for acquiring knowledge to further understand and address issues facing our communities and individuals within them.  Hudson Institute of Medical Research undertakes research with the desire to make a difference and with the potential to transform lives.

      Animal Ethics Committees (AECs) play a critical governance role within Hudson Institute of Medical Research by reviewing all research and teaching activities involving animals and therefore AEC committee members are integral in ensuring the integrity and quality of the research.

      About the Role
      Hudson Institute is currently recruiting for volunteer Category C (Animal welfare) members for its AECs. Through its AECs, the Institute strives to uphold best practice in animal-based science, while reflecting the expectations of the broader community.

      Expressions of interest are sought for this position for its AECs as per the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th Edition (2013):

      • Category C (Animal welfare): A person with demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals, who is not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution, and who is not currently involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. Veterinarians with specific animal welfare interest and experience may meet the requirements of this category. While not representing an animal welfare organisation, the person should, where possible, be selected on the basis of active membership of, and endorsement by, such an organisation.

      In this role, you are required to attend one monthly meeting on either first or third Thursday of the month.  The meeting runs for approximately 3-5 hours.  Applicants must be willing to contribute their perspective on AEC applications at AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake initial and ongoing training. Applicants must also possess effective interpersonal skills, competent computer skills and be able to read large documents within a short timeframe. Committee members are also requested to attend site inspections of Institute’s animal facilities, as necessary.  The member contracts are renewed yearly.  An honorarium for external members is paid for attendance at meetings and lunch during the meeting is provided.

      For further queries about the role, kindly contact Dr. Jaya Devi at 03-8572 2723Expressions of interest can be submitted to the Hudson Animal Ethics office at animal.ethics@hudson.org.au

      Category C, The University of Adelaide, SA

      The University of Adelaide is seeking to recruit additional Category C members for its Animal Ethics Committee (AEC). The AEC advises the University on ethical standards for animals used in research and teaching.  Its role is to ensure that the scientific use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      A Category C member is defined as: a person with demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals, who is not employed by or otherwise associated with the University, and who is not involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. Veterinarians with specific animal welfare interest and experience may meet the requirements of this category. While not representing an animal welfare organisation, the person should, where possible, be selected on the basis of active membership of, and endorsement by, such an organisation.

      Persons who are interested in finding out more about the role can contact aec@adelaide.edu.au
      Further information

      Category C, La Trobe University, Vic

      The La Trobe University Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) oversees the University’s care and use of animals for scientific purposes to safeguard the welfare of animals used for scientific purpose, to minimize harm or unjust use of animals, and to ensure the use of animals has scientific or educational merit.  Expressions of interest are sought for at least one Category C member for the AEC.

      To be considered for this role you must:

      • Be external to La Trobe University.
      • Not be currently involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.
      • Have a demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals.
      • While not representing an animal welfare organisation, where possible, have an active membership of, and endorsement by, such an organization.
      • Have the ability to interpret legislation.

      More information.  Expressions of Interest can be submitted to the Senior Animal Ethics Advisor (+61394796860 Animalethics@latrobe.edu.au). An Expression of Interest could include your resume and a brief cover letter describing your suitability for the position.

      Category C, AEC, University of New England

      The University of New England is located in Armidale in the NSW Northern Tablelands midway between both Sydney & Brisbane.  The UNE AEC reviews a variety of projects including agriculture, companion animals, wildlife, rodents, reptiles and teaching projects and is seeking expressions of interest for the position below.

      Category C – Animal Welfare representative - A person with demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals, who is not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution, and who is not currently involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. Veterinarians with specific animal welfare interest and experience may meet the requirements of this category. While not representing an animal welfare organisation, the person should, where possible, be selected on the basis of active membership of, and endorsement by, such an organisation;

      The role will involve attending a monthly meeting which is usually held on the last Friday of the month at 11am. Meetings run for approximately four hours, and lunch is provided. Committee Members are also requested to attend quarterly site inspections of the University facilities.

      If you are interested please go to https://www.une.edu.au/research/ethics-and-grants/animal-research-ethics/membership and complete the Expression of Interest Form.
      Further questions about this role can be directed to Dr Adam Hamlin, Chair of the Animal Ethics Committee, at ahamlin@une.edu.au or 6773 2579 or Ms Sarah Model, Animal Ethics Officer at animalethics@une.edu.au or 6773 2890

      Category C, TAFE NSW AEC

      The Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) at TAFE NSW currently has a vacancy in its Category C (animal welfare) membership.

      The TAFE NSW Animal Ethics Committee is responsible for ensuring that all care and use of animals is conducted in compliance with the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes. The role of the AEC is to ensure that the use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals, and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      The AEC meets four times a year to consider applications from TAFE NSW campuses to use animals in teaching and other animal welfare compliance reporting. The AEC conducts twice yearly inspections of all TAFE NSW campuses using animals in teaching on a rotating basis, and monitors animal welfare audit reports from TAFE NSW campuses which are not inspected that year.

      To be eligible for membership, a Category C member of the Committee must be a person with demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals. They must not be an employee of TAFE NSW, or otherwise associated with the institution, and they should not be involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. A veterinarian with specific animal welfare interest and experience may meet the requirements of this Category.

      Expressions of interest are sought from NSW residents who would like to contribute to good animal welfare and good teaching outcomes where the use of animals is involved, through the work of the Animal Ethics Committee.

      Please contact Mark Grove, Head of SkillsPoint, Agribusiness on 0427163 270 in the first instance to find out more, or send an expression of interest to animalwelfare@tafensw.edu.au

    • Animal Ethics Committee Category D

      Category D, Charles Sturt University

      The Animal Care and Ethics Committee at Charles Sturt University currently has a vacancy in its Category D (lay person) membership. The Animal Care and Ethics Committee plays an essential role in the University’s capacity to use animals for teaching and research.

      The Committee is responsible for ensuring that all care and use of animals is conducted in compliance with the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes. The role of the Animal Care and Ethics Committee is to ensure that the use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals, and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      To do this, the Committee meets for up to four hours once a month to consider applications which propose to use animals for teaching or research purposes. Members may also be asked, from time to time, to attend inspections of facilities which use animals to ensure that these facilities meet the needs of the animals for whom they are designed, and the people who have responsibility for their care. These meetings are conducted via video conference from multiple campus locations.

      To be eligible for membership, a Category D member of the Committee the person must be not employed or otherwise associated with Charles Sturt University and who has never been involved in the use of animals in scientific or teaching activities, either in their employment or beyond their undergraduate education. Category D members should be viewed by the wider community as bringing a completely independent view to the Committee, and must not fit the requirements of any other Category.

      Expressions of interest are sought from persons who would like to contribute to good animal welfare and good research and teaching outcomes where the use of animals is involved, through the work of the Animal Care and Ethics Committee. Please contact the Chair, Dr Geoff Dutton, in the first instance to find out more, or send an expression of interest to animalethics@csu.edu.au.

      Category D, The University of Adelaide, SA

      The University of Adelaide is seeking to recruit additional Category D members for its Animal Ethics Committee (AEC). The AEC advises the University on ethical standards for animals used in research and teaching.  Its role is to ensure that the scientific use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      A Category D member is defined as: a person not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution and who has never been involved in the use of animals in scientific or teaching activities, either in their employment or beyond their undergraduate education. Category D members should be viewed by the wider community as bringing a completely independent view to the AEC and must not fit the requirements of any other category.

      Persons who are interested in finding out more about the role can contact aec@adelaide.edu.au
      Further information

      Category D, AEC, University of New England

      The University of New England is located in Armidale in the NSW Northern Tablelands midway between both Sydney & Brisbane.  The UNE AEC reviews a variety of projects including agriculture, companion animals, wildlife, rodents, reptiles and teaching projects and is seeking expressions of interest for the position below.

       Category D – Layperson/Community representative - a person not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution and who has never been involved in the use of animals in scientific or teaching activities, either in their employment or beyond their undergraduate education. Category D members should be viewed by the wider community as bringing a completely independent view to the AEC and must not fit the requirements of any other category.

      The role will involve attending a monthly meeting which is usually held on the last Friday of the month at 11am. Meetings run for approximately four hours, and lunch is provided. Committee Members are also requested to attend quarterly site inspections of the University facilities.

      If you are interested please go to https://www.une.edu.au/research/ethics-and-grants/animal-research-ethics/membership and complete the Expression of Interest Form.
      Further questions about this role can be directed to Dr Adam Hamlin, Chair of the Animal Ethics Committee, at ahamlin@une.edu.au or 6773 2579 or Ms Sarah Model, Animal Ethics Officer at animalethics@une.edu.au or 6773 2890

      Category D, TAFE NSW, AEC

      The Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) at TAFE NSW currently has a vacancy in its Category D (lay person) membership.

      The TAFE NSW Animal Ethics Committee is responsible for ensuring that all care and use of animals is conducted in compliance with the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes. The role of the AEC is to ensure that the use of animals is justified, provides for the welfare of those animals, and incorporates the principles of Replacement, Reduction and Refinement.

      The AEC meets four times a year to consider applications from TAFE NSW campuses to use animals in teaching and other animal welfare compliance reporting. The AEC conducts twice yearly inspections of all TAFE NSW campuses using animals in teaching on a rotating basis, and monitors animal welfare audit reports from TAFE NSW campuses which are not inspected that year.

      For a Category D member of the Committee the person must be not employed or otherwise associated with TAFE NSW and must never have been involved in the use of animals in scientific or teaching activities, either in their employment or beyond their education. Category D members should be viewed by the wider community as bringing a completely independent view to the Committee, and must not fit the requirements of any other Category.

      Expressions of interest are sought from NSW residents who would like to contribute to good animal welfare and good teaching outcomes where the use of animals is involved, through the work of the Animal Ethics Committee.

      Please contact Mark Grove, Head of SkillsPoint, Agribusiness on 0427163 270 in the first instance to find out more, or send an expression of interest to animalwelfare@tafensw.edu.au

    • Animal Ethics Committee Category E

      Category E, Department for Education, SA

      The Department is currently recruiting for volunteer Animal Ethics committee members for its AEC. Through its AECs, the department strives to uphold best practice in the use of animals for educational purposes, while reflecting the expectations of the broader community.  Expressions of interest are sought for the following category:

      • Category E (a person who is responsible for the daily care of animals kept for use in teaching or research activities): a person with a demonstrable commitment to, and established experience in, furthering the welfare of animals. This person is not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution.
      • In this role, you are required to attend one full day meeting per school term on either a Tuesday or Thursday.  The meeting runs for approximately 5-6 hours.  Applicants must hold a current police clearance and be willing to contribute their perspective on AEC applications at AEC meetings and related processes and to undertake training.  Ideal applicants should possess effective interpersonal skills, competent computer skills and be able to read large documents within a short timeframe. An honorarium for external members is provided for attendance at meetings.

      For further information contact education.animalethics@sa.gov.au  Applications, including CV and any supporting documentation can be emailed to education.animalethics@sa.gov.au

    • Other Australian and New Zealand Positions

      Animal Welfare Project Officer, SA Govt.

      The Animal Welfare Project Officer position is responsible for providing support and advice in relation to animal welfare across all species in line with community expectations. The role works closely with other government agencies, industry, researchers, permit and licence holders and animal welfare groups and other jurisdictions as well as members of the public. The role aims to promote compliance with the Animal Welfare Act 1985 and National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, in addition to the NHMRC Australian Code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. 

      To be successful in this role you will need to thrive in a busy environment; collaborate well within the small team as well as across the broader Wildlife Programs group and with external stakeholders and communicate effectively at all levels. You will need to be able to distil opinion from fact demonstrating a pragmatism in your considerations, whilst recognising the importance of social licence underpinning animal use and keeping. If you can interpret and apply legislation already it will be a benefit, but you will be provided with support to learn to do this. You will be able to work through the breadth of issues that come across your desk every week and be motivated and able to prioritise tasks, working independently as well as under direction. 

      Special Conditions:

      • Will be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.
      • May be required to undertake intra or interstate travel and work outside of the normal hours of work.
      • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC), and to the Department requiring you to obtain an NPC.

      Salary: ASO4 - $72,135 min p.a. to $75,616 max p.a.
       
      Enquiries: Toni Dalziel, Manager Animal Welfare and Wildlife toni.dalziel@sa.gov.au 8207 7716 

      Application Instructions: All applications are to be submitted online. Applicants to submit a CV and letter of application (max 3 pages) addressing the competency elements outlined in the Role Description.    Applications close: 02/07/2021 11:00 PM

      Flexibility Statement:
      The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

      To apply and for more information.

      University of Adelaide Veterinarian & Animal Welfare Officer

      Job no: 505646
      Work type: Continuing - Full-time, available immediately
      Campus: Adelaide
      Categories: Technical, Laboratory and Research Support, Teaching Support, HEO9

      (HEO9) $116,557 to $124,698 per annum and employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

      Championing the responsible practice of animal use in teaching and research across the University

      The University Veterinarian and Animal Welfare Office (UV) supports the University's teaching and research community in their use of animals in the conduct of their work. The UV will share, with the other UV in the team, the responsibility for educating, training and championing the responsible practice of animal use in teaching and research across the University. The UV will seek to be involved in the continual improvement of animal welfare across the University. 

      Working under broad direction the UV provides clinical veterinary services/advice required for animals housed within the University campuses or otherwise associated with the research or teaching projects of University staff and students, requiring some out of hours and on-call work. The UV will act for the University and associated institutions by ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulations relating to animal welfare directly and through oversight. Including providing advice to the Animal Ethics Committee on compliance with the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes and the State Welfare Act (1985), and implementing decisions of the Committee.

      To be successful you will need:

      • Experience in the provision of expert advice to support researchers and educators in conducting research, learning and teaching activities which include the ethical use of animals.
      • Knowledge of biomedical research and animal husbandry across non-veterinary species.
      • Understanding of the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes.
      • Commitment to animal care.
      • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent decision-making, strategic problem solving, and initiative to deliver solutions.

      For further information:
      For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

      Professor Michael Liebelt
      Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Operations), Division of Research & Innovation
      P: +61 (8) 831 36911
      E: michael.liebelt@adelaide.edu.au

      Applications close 11:55pm, 28 June 2021

      To apply and for more information.

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