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Department of Natural Resources - Animal Ethics Committee

National, Australia

ID: 422

Position Description

Calls for Expressions of Interest

The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is currently seeking expressions of interest for membership across all categories of their Animal Ethics Committee (AEC).

Please the membership applicant information package: https://nre.tas.gov.au/Documents/NRE%20Tas%20Animal%20Ethics%20Committee%20Applicant%20Information%20Package.pdf

See also Animal Research (https://nre.tas.gov.au/biosecurity-site/Pages/Animal-Research.aspx) for information on licensing conditions for institutions conducting animal research, including interstate and overseas institutions conducting animal research in Tasmania.

About The Organisation

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) has been established to consider proposals to conduct scientific or educational projects that involve animals. The NRE Tas AEC services NRE Tas Divisions and may, on request, assess applications to conduct animal research from external institutions who do not have their own AEC, where there is considered to be significant public benefit from the research and where a formal NRE Tas AEC sharing agreement is in place.

AEC approval is required under the Tasmanian Animal Welfare Act 1993 (the Act) and the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes, 8th Edition, 2013 (the Code).

Selection Criteria

Applicants are required to have knowledge or expertise in the following areas:

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Category A:
• Veterinary Science Qualifications
• Registered Veterinary Surgeon in Australia

Category B:
• Higher degree in research or equivalent experience

Category C:
• Nil

Category D:
• Nil

EXPERIENCE
Category A:
• Experience relevant to the institution and/or the ability to acquire such knowledge.

Category B:
• Recent experience in the use of animals for scientific purposes relevant to the institution.

Category C:
• Demonstrable commitment and experience in furthering the welfare of animals.
• Not employed by or associated with the institution.
• Not involved in the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

Category D:
• Not employed by or otherwise associated with the institution.
• Never been involved in the use of animals in science or teaching activities in employment or
beyond undergraduate studies.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES – ALL CATEGORIES
• Demonstrated ability to prepare for and attend to meetings and related processes including but not
limited to reading, interpreting, and commenting on submissions made to the AEC.
• Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Participate and engage respectfully in discussions to ensure robust review of projects and related
activities, and effective operation of the AEC.
• Sound computer literacy skills, including the ability to read, interpret and comment on meeting
materials using an online platform.

How To Apply

To submit an expression of interest, please submit the following to the NRE Tas AEC Executive Officer at [email protected] by 5:00pm, Sunday 7 April 2024.

• Completed Expression of Interest Form;
• A maximum two-page statement that outlines your relevant qualifications and experience; and
• Your current curriculum vitae.

Please see the application form: https://nre.tas.gov.au/Documents/AEC%20Membership%20Application%20Form.DOCX
Position Sought: Committee Member
Organisation Type: Government / Public Sector
Industry/Sector: Government / Public Administration
Skill Sought: Communications, Health / Medicine, Health and wellbeing, Life & Molecular Science, Research & Development, Social Care/Services
Closing Date: 07/04/2024
State: National
Remuneration: Expenses paid
Duration of Appointment: 3 Years

Bella Heaperman

[email protected]

03 6165 3144