Full Time Equine Reproduction Specialist Wanted KS-24

Full Time Equine Reproduction Specialist Wanted KS-24

17 Nov
Public Employer
New South Wales

17 Nov

Public Employer

New South Wales

Full time Equine Reproduction Veterinary Specialist Wanted

Due to our expanding practice, Newcastle Equine Centre is searching for a Specialist in Eq1uine Reproduction to head the reproduction aspect of Newcastle Equine Rehabilitation and Reproduction Centre located in beautiful rural Luskintyre, NSW, Australia.

Newcastle Equine Centre is a combination of ambulatory and referral practice which provides general equine health and reproduction services as well as in-hospital facilities to manage surgical, paediatric, and emergency medical cases. We are developing our services in the area of reproduction as a centre of excellence and require a specialist to lead our team to attain that goal.

NERRC is located on the Hunter River in Luskintyre with a fully equipped reproduction lab and infrastructure to support assisted reproduction services, stallion semen collection and investigate difficult reproduction cases.

The successful applicant should have extensive experience and knowledge in relation to horse breeding and have completed residency in Theriogenology.

Duties will include:

Routine transrectal ovary/follicle assessment ultrasounds

Ultrasound for pregnancy and foetal sexing

Transrectal placental examination during pregnancy

Pre-breeding microbiology testing and evaluation

Stallion semen collection and extension

Investigations into poor equine breeding performance

Uterine biopsies and cytological investigations of the mare

Stallion testicular biopsy and sperm evaluation

Emergency responder for foaling

Specialty opinion regarding breeding performance, assisted breeding, and research in reproductive issues in horses.

Development of assisted reproduction services including an Embryo Transfer service.

The work week entails a 4-day work week out of the breeding season and 6 half days during the season. On call services are for reproductive emergencies during the breeding season only. Salary is above $1oo,ooo per annum plus Superannuation, car and phone allowance as well as an accommodation allowance.

All applicants are required to be eligible to be registered by the Veterinary Practitioners Board of New South Wales and allowed to work in Australia. Interested applicants should forward a resume along with the names of three referees to Dr Kristen Todhunter at ********** or by mail to PO Box 123, Broadmeadow, NSW 2292.

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