Lecturer In Animal Behaviour/Behavioural Neuroscience

Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme (GB)
£35,210- £40,792
18 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
12 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University

Faculty of Natural Sciences

School of Life Sciences

Lecturer In Animal Behaviour/Behavioural Neuroscience

Salary Scale: Grade 7a: £35,210- £40,792

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an individual to continue to develop their research in a buoyant and expanding School of Life Sciences. We are looking to appoint a research-active person with expertise in behavioural sciences possibly associated with behavioural neurobiology.

You will have a Ph.D. and expertise in animal behaviour or behavioural neuroscience which compliments the research profile of the School of Life Sciences in behavioural studies, insect vectors/entomology or neuroscience. You will develop your international research profile by developing in time a world leading research group within the School. You would be expected to complement existing research activities in the School and the wider University.

Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals committed to high-quality research and teaching with a good track record of achievement. It is our expectation that you will qualify for inclusion in future Research Excellence Framework submissions in the UK. You will be able to incorporate your knowledge and experience of the discipline into exciting learning experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

For informal enquiries please contact Prof. Dave Hoole, Head of School of Life Sciences, Tel: 01782 733673; Email:

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role.  

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

Post Ref: KU00001110

Closing date for applications: 12 May 2019.

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