Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences – Behaviour and Welfare (Full time, Permanent)

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences – Behaviour and Welfare (Full

time, Permanent)

Animal Health, Behaviour & Welfare Location: Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB

Salary: £38,205 to £56,021 per annum The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 30 November 2023 Reference: JT-1308

The University seeks a highly motivated Animal Scientist to join the team to support delivery of a variety of Animal related courses. Courses are taught at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level at the University which can be viewed on the University web site. This post will also likely involve some collaboration in the delivery of the Veterinary Medicine programme within the Harper and Keele Veterinary School. The successful applicant will also be expected to be research active within the field of Animal health/Welfare/Behaviour and to be REF submittable. Research in the area of precision livestock farming will be especially welcomed. This post is a permanent, Teaching and Research full-time position.

The successful candidate will be joining the university at an exciting time with a new suite of courses commencing delivery in September 2024 and a new Research strategy focusing on the next REF in 20278. Example broad subject areas where contribution to, and development of, teaching and learning would be required, but not exclusively are as follows:

• Animal health

• Animal Behaviour and welfare

• Precision Livestock

• Animal management and handling

• Laboratory Practice

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion, please contact Head of Department Jane Thomas at [email protected]

Application Procedure:

All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at https:// jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk to be completed no later than midnight on 30 November 2023

Should you require any assistance with your application, please contact [email protected]

Further details: Candidate Information Pack

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Job details


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences – Behaviour and Welfare (Full time, Permanent)


Harper Adams University


United Kingdom


November 15, 2023

Application deadline

November 30, 2023

Job type



Agricultural Science,Medicine

About the employer

Harper Adams University is a public university in Shropshire, England. It was established in 1901 and is a specialist higher education institution for the studies of agriculture and farming.

There are more than 50 foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and students come from over 30 countries.

The university is set within a 550-hectare working farm. Other facilities on campus include the Bamford Library, the Postgraduate and Professional Development Centre, the Frank Parkinson Farm Education Centre and Frontier's Crop Centre among others.

Undergraduate courses are offered in 11 departments: agriculture; animal sciences; applied biology; business and agri-food; countryside, environment, wildlife and geography; engineering; food science, technology and innovation; real estate, property, and land management; veterinary nursing; veterinary physiotherapy and zoology.

The university has been recognised for its research quality in a number of different areas including management of soil and water, crop disease resistance, agricultural technology and livestock carbon footprint reduction among others.

There are four themed balls throughout the year for students: the Fresher's Ball, the Christmas Ball, Paddy's Ball and the Summer Ball. There are also a number of social facilities on campus including Graze Cafe, Kaldi Cafe, Pam's Pantry, The Feed Store, The Welly Inn, Main Bar and the Conference Dining Hall.

There are a variety of sports clubs that students can join including rugby, shooting, football, hockey, fencing, netball, motorsport and many others.

The university has exchange programmes with institutions in America, New Zealand, Japan and the EU. Students must achieve at least a 60 per cent pass rate in the first year to be able to study abroad for six months during the placement year.

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