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All positions for Animal Ethics Committees (AECs) are listed by their category below and other positions are listed in the last folder.

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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).

    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

    Category A, 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 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 meeting per school term on either a Tuesday or Thursday afternoon.  The meeting runs for approximately 3-5 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

    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 category:

    • 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.  

  • Animal Ethics Committee Category B

    There are currently no positions available for this category.

  • Animal Ethics Committee Category C

    Category C, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, WA

    The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (The Perkins) is Western Australia’s premier adult medical research institute. The Perkins has an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) to ensure that the welfare of animals in research is fully considered, in accordance with the principles and responsibilities of the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes (The Code).

    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.

    What am I expected to do?
    The committee reviews new proposals for medical research and monitors ongoing activities that involve the use of animals to ensure that the work is ethically acceptable and conforms to the requirements of The Code.   Committee members are required to read research applications and other papers prior to attending monthly meetings. There may be up to three hours of pre-reading, and monthly meetings are 3.5 hours in length. Currently held on Monday afternoons (mid-month).

    Where will meetings be held?
    Most meetings will be held at the QEII campus in Nedlands, WA and once a year at the Fiona Stanley campus in Murdoch, WA.

    What support is offered?
    A sitting fee is paid for meeting attendance and lunch during the meeting is provided. The Perkins will provide a full induction to the workings of the committee as well as ongoing support. There is also an opportunity for welfare conference attendance (funded by Perkins by Expression of Interest), and subject to Covid restrictions.

    For further information regarding this role please contact aec@perkins.org.au.
    Applications, including CV and any supporting documentation can be emailed to aec@perkins.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, Griffith University, QLD

    The Griffith University 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.

    This is a volunteer position, however, some travel expenses, conference attendance, and training and networking opportunities will be provided. The Committee meets monthly at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses (lunch provided), and/or by videoconference when required.

    Persons who are interested in finding out more about the role can contact Dr Monica Naughtin, Animal Ethics Coordinator on 07 3735 6618 or send an expression of interest to animal-ethics@griffith.edu.au.

     

    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, 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 category:

    • 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 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.  

    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, 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

    There are currently no positions available for this category.

  • All Other Positions

    There are currently no positions available for this category.

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