Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Following recognition of our excellent performance in teaching and research and strong undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment, we are seeking to make a further appointment at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level to expand our expertise in the area of Applied Animal Behaviour, Animal Cognition and/or Animal Welfare. This post will support delivery of teaching on our undergraduate degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare as well as taught MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour.

We are seeking a candidate who:

Has experience in the field of Applied Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare and/or Animal Cognition. Those with a strong research record in companion, farm, laboratory and/or zoo animal behaviour, cognition and/or welfare, a proven ability to teach in these areas and strong connections with animal industries and/or animal protection charities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Will engage in pure and/or applied research which will complement existing strengths within the School. The successful candidate would be expected to join the Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare research group.
Is an excellent communicator who will complement the School’s existing teaching. In particular, we are seeking someone who will support teaching both in specialist subject modules and across the wider life science curriculum. Experience of, or an interest in, programme leadership would be particularly welcome.

Will work closely with other members of staff within the School of Life Sciences as well as external partners.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity please email Dr Jonathan Cooper, Programme Leader for BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare jcooper@lincoln.ac.uk Professor Anna Wilkinson, Professor in Animal Cognition awilkinson@lincoln.ac.uk or Professor Steve Bevan, Head of School sbevan@lincoln.ac.uk for more information or to arrange an informal conversation about the position.

Salary: From £34,304 per annum

Closing date: 21/11/2021

Further information can be found here.