School of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Training Programs

The School of Veterinary Medicine, Murdoch University has vacancies in the following programs for Semester 1, 2021.


12 month speciality training

  • Equine medicine and surgery / theriogenology (combined program)

The Specialty Training Program with a Veterinary Education Emphasis is a year‐long training program in the School of Veterinary Medicine at Murdoch University in Western Australia. The training program offers experience in a specialty discipline with an emphasis on veterinary education through concurrent enrolment in a Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (G1025). This position would suit a veterinary graduate with some experience, interested in university training or pursuing a residency. It offers an excellent opportunity to prepare for Membership Examinations by the ANZCVS. Exceptional new graduates will be considered.

Funding bodyMurdoch University, School of Veterinary Medicine
Study level12 months specialty training—Graduate Diploma
Value (including stipends, expenses and top-ups)A taxable stipend of $30,000 is offered for enrolment in G1025
Duration and start date12 month specialty training—Semester 1, 2021 1 year full time program
Application criteria
  1. Application for the trainee positions is restricted to veterinarians with a degree that can be registered in Western Australia.
  2. Australian and New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency status is required for eligibility for full tuition-fee support.
  3. Successful applicants who do not meet citizenship or residency criteria are responsible for International Student Tuition Fees.
Apply by21 September 2020
To apply

Interested candidates should submit:

  1. A letter of intent
  2. current CV
  3. certified copy of academic transcripts
  4. names of 3 referees, and
  5. a certified copy of passport/visa as proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency, or of New Zealand citizenship

Please submit all your application documents to Dr Giselle Hosgood (g.hosgood@murdoch.edu.au) before 5pm, 21 September 2020. (Early applications and expressions of interest are encouraged)

Candidates are chosen after a competitive selection process.

ContactAll enquiries can be forwarded to Dr Giselle Hosgood by email g.hosgood@murdoch.edu.au.