Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Parasitology

University of Bristol - Bristol Veterinary School

Bristol Vet School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader in Veterinary Parasitology. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that spans Bristol Vet School and the School of Biology as a centre of teaching and research excellence. You will teach aspects of parasitology, including contributing to undergraduate veterinary teaching, being involved in the refinement of our veterinary curriculum, and taking a leading role in developing new undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. You will also be expected to drive forward our research strength and cross disciplinary collaborations in parasitology.

This position is suitable for a veterinary surgeon who has completed a PhD or equivalent research training. You must have a growing reputation in research and will be required to obtain funds from research funding bodies to support an on-going programme of research. You will directly contribute to teaching in the areas of parasitology and its relationship with areas such as food safety and zoonotic disease. This post is ideal for a highly motivated individual who is looking to develop a strong academic career. Appointment at senior lecturer/reader level will require an existing substantial track record in research.

Bristol Vet School is a world leading establishment delivering veterinary education, training, and research (ranked 11th in Shanghai World Vet School Rankings) situated at a dedicated site on the edge of the rural Mendips in the village of Langford, 14 miles south of Bristol. The School has state-of-the-art teaching, research, and clinical facilities, including its own clinical hospitals, dedicated poultry research facility, dairy and sheep farm, and post mortem facilities, that support our commitment in delivering first-rate teaching on all our undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes. In addition, veterinary parasitology research is supported through close collaboration with colleagues in the School of Biology and access to their new, purpose built, parasitology teaching and research facility in central Bristol.

Name, tel. no., and email details for informal contact/s: Professor Richard Hammond – Head of School (hos-svs@bristol.ac.uk) or Professor Mick Bailey – Head of Research (Mick.Bailey@bristol.ac.uk, +44 (0)117 928 9262). We will be happy to arrange visits for prospective candidates.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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