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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Science

Nottingham Trent University - School of Animal Rural & Environmental Sciences

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th September 2019
Closes: 20th October 2019
Job Ref: 06670

Location: Brackenhurst Campus

In the past twelve months, Nottingham Trent University has been awarded University of the Year (Guardian), University of the Year (Times Higher), Modern University of the Year (Sunday Times), and received a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).  It is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and excellent teaching that shapes lives and society. This achievement is underpinned by a number of key University initiatives that support academic research, scholarship and practice.

Recent developments have resulted in a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer post in Animal Science within the Department of Animal and Equine Sciences at our Brackenhurst Campus.  The successful candidate will teach primarily on animal science courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, delivering preferably in the areas of genetics and/or reproductive biology.

Applicants sought for these posts will be strong geneticists, veterinary or animal scientists with a PhD in a relevant subject and an emerging or established research track record that will complement the research activity of the Department, most likely relevant to the School’s Animal Behaviour, Performance and Welfare Group.  You will ideally hold a higher education teaching qualification and be an experienced and highly motivated academic.  It is essential that you have experience of providing undergraduate and postgraduate research support and supervision.

You will be well organised with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively.  You will play an active role in team development and be able to work effectively with others as a member of the academic team.

In support of your on-line application, please submit a single document to include a covering letter, full CV, a teaching statement and a research statement, addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible to upload, please email all your supporting documentation to

Closing date: 20 October 2019

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Jaime Martin, Principal Lecturer - Animal and Equine Science, on +44 (0)115 848 5371, or via email

To submit an online application for this position please visit

Further application details are available at If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at

Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, candidates who require sponsorship will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available as it is unlikely that Nottingham Trent University can demonstrate the UK Border Agency requirements for sponsorship have been met. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.

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