Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Welfare

University of Winchester - Department of Politics & Society

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (dependent upon experience) in Animal Welfare within the Department of Politics & Society. The Department hosts two Animal Welfare programmes: a BA (Hons) Animal Welfare and Society programme and an MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law programme. The MSc is a distance learning programme.

We are seeking a an academic with an ability and willingness to make a significant contribution to the growth of these two programmes within the Department through teaching and research. As our preferred candidate you will offer expertise in the areas such as animal welfare and behaviour, research methods and an interest in animals and society. You will be able to lead modules on the BA and MSc programmes in these and related areas.

The successful candidate will already have completed, or be very close to completion of, a doctorate in a relevant area, and be able to demonstrate clear and achievable research goals.

The Politics & Society Department currently offers a portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. It consists of animal welfare programmes, politics programmes, and a programme in Sociology. The Department has research strengths in politics and international relations, social policy, sociology, and animal welfare.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.

Closing date: 24April 2018

Interview Date: 18 May 2018

Applications should be made online at www.winchester.ac.uk. Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted.

We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value.

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