Wildlife and Small Institutions Animal Ethics Committee chairperson and up to 9 members

Wildlife and Small Institutions Animal Ethics Committee | Agriculture, forestry and fishing

Overview

Role length:
Sessional, 3 years
Meetings:
Monthly, Half day meetings
Location:
Melbourne - Northern Metro
Salary:
Sessional rates

About the board

The Wildlife and Small Institutions Animal Ethics Committee (WSIAEC) was established by the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action and is an Animal Ethics Committee for the purpose of the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes (8th Edition, 2013) (‘Australian Code').

WSIAEC provides eligible small institutions access to an animal ethics committee for ethically acceptable use of animals in research and teaching activities in Victoria.

About the role

The Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action is seeking expressions of interest for a chairperson and up to nine Category A to D members, for appointment up to a period of three years.

Who we're looking for

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community.

We encourage applications from people of all ages, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse, intersex and queer people. We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

The Victorian Government’s Women on Boards commitment has been in effect since 2015 and is ensuring that all public boards have no less than 50 per cent women.  Applicants from rural and regional Victoria are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of the selection criteria described for each role, consistent with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

See the position description for details for the chairperson and Category A, B, C and D members.

What you need to apply

Applicants are required to register an account on the Join a Public Board website www.boards.vic.gov.au prior to applying online.

Applicants will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline relevant qualifications and experience when completing the expression of interest form, to be submitted with along with a Curriculum Vitae.

Applicants should view all documents attached to the advertisement prior to applying.

You do not have to disclose any personal information if you do not want to, but it can help us understand how we can support you through the recruitment process and beyond.

We invite you to tell us if you identify as Aboriginal, a person with disability, from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, LGBTIQ+ or a young person, aged 25 years old or less.

If you identify as any of the above, we would welcome the opportunity to contact you and discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process.

Sharing this information will help you access support should you need it and will also help us to better understand the impact of our work.

If you would like help understanding this document or would like to receive it in another format phone (Monica Bird, 0482 690 832), using the National Relay Service 133 677 if required, or email at WSI.AEC@deeca.vic.gov.au

Expressions of interest close midnight on Sunday 11 February 2024.

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