Lecturer (Animal Behaviour and Welfare)

The Bristol Zoological Society undertakes original research to guide and implement conservation action for wildlife worldwide, and engages actively with the public and scientific community, sharing knowledge, eliciting support and guiding behaviour change.

BZS runs a number of Higher Education programmes in collaboration with the University of the West of England, the University of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, and the University of Gloucestershire. We are currently looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to join our existing team. Your role will be crucial in helping us deliver excellent Higher Education programmes.

Primary Responsibilities

Teach students at FdSC, BSc and/or MSc level, including setting and marking exams and coursework [courses include, but are not limited to, FdSc Integrated Wildlife Conservation (UWE), FdSc Zoological Management (SGSC/University of Gloucestershire), BSc Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Science (UWE), MSc Global Wildlife Health & Conservation (University of Bristol), MSc Advanced Wildlife Conservation in Practise (UWE)].
Supervise and mark student research projects at BSc (Level 3) and MSc level.
Write up BSc and MSc projects as peer-reviewed scientific journal articles.
Contribute to the development and management of BZS' projects, primarily zoo-based, which will include collaborating with the animal and vet teams.
Help with general admin of the department including (e.g., monthly conservation lecture series).

Further information can be found here.