Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour

You will join a dynamic team teaching on a range of biology and animal behaviour based units at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will supervise students in undergraduate and postgraduate level research projects and should be able to provide project areas that will enthuse our students in the study of animal behaviour and give them valuable discipline skills. You will also contribute to research income generation activity, and will undertake research and scholarly activity, and contribute to the development of research areas in your relevant subject field. This role is closely aligned with the Ecology & Environment Research Centre, which delivers innovative research, ranging from the impact of environmental change on species diversity and conservation to animal movement and communication.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate successful prior experience in research and education in Animal Behaviour with a clear career plan that contributes in these areas. You will be collaborative, innovative and flexible in your approach to teaching and research. You will have a strong commitment to supporting students and working in partnership with colleagues and external partners and have experience of laboratory and field-based teaching. You will demonstrate a successful record of high-quality teaching and research in fundamental animal behaviour, which might also include: the application of animal behaviour to animal welfare, zoo biology and wild animals in the field.

You will have a strong research track record in the field of Animal Behaviour and have or be willing to develop International links, lead externally funded research supporting PhD students and postdoctoral research staff, and carry out and publish world-class research to complement and extend the existing Animal Behaviour research expertise in the Ecology & Environment Research Centre. Animal Behaviour research in EERC currently includes: The study of animal behaviour, both applied and fundamental, including social behaviour, locomotion, sensing and communication.

Salary: Grade 8 (£36,382 to £42,149) or Grade 9 (£43,434 to £50,296)

Closing date: 10/10/2021

Further information can be found here.