Research Fellow in Animal Nutrition/Animal Physiology

University of Leeds - School of Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have an established background in Animal Nutrition and, or Physiology? Do you want to further your career in one of the UKs leading research intensive Universities?

A Research Fellowship is available for an enthusiastic, capable and adaptable post doctoral scientist with excellent communication skills, who is keen to establish themselves in Livestock Research. You should be able to conduct excellent research, publish research papers, manage existing projects, liaise closely with the industry and input to undergraduate and postgraduate activities, such as lecturing to undergraduates and the supervision of undergraduate and post graduate research students. 

You should have sound knowledge of Nutrition and Physiology, complemented by excellent statistical, analytical and  laboratory skills and a proven track record in communicating your research outcomes. You will be based in the School of Biology and will be involved with work at the Leeds site for the Centre for Innovation Excellence in Agriculture (CIEL)

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences gained a Bronze award in 2014 and submitted an application for a Silver award in April 2017. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Helen Miller, Professor of Animal Bioscience

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2842, email:

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