Associate Professor in Clinical Animal Behaviour

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£51,034 pro rata
20 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Part Time

School of Life Sciences

Location: Lincoln
Salary: From £51,034 pro rata
Please note, this post is permanent, part time at 0.8 FTE
Closing Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: COS447A

Following recognition of our excellent research in REF 2014, outstanding student satisfaction in the 2020 NSS, and strong undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment, we are seeking to make a further appointment at Associate Professor level to expand our expertise in the area of Clinical Animal Behaviour. This post will support delivery of teaching primarily at postgraduate level across our Animal Behaviour programmes but will include final year dissertation students as well masters level students.

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Has a strong academic profile related to any area of Clinical Animal Behaviour, although we would particularly welcome applicants with experience in canine behaviour
  • Has experience of, and the ability to lead, on distance learning initiatives in the field of Clinical Animal Behaviour
  • Is an excellent communicator who will complement the School’s existing profile, working closely with other members within the School of Life Sciences including the Animal Behaviour Clinic, as well as external partners
  • Is ASAB CCAB accredited and has the skill set required to see clinical cases as part of the Animal Behaviour Clinic.

Working with us, you will enjoy the benefits of newly refurbished and exceptionally well equipped facilities and benefit from a stimulating, interdisciplinary and collegiate environment. We support excellence in research and teaching and you will be part of a team that provides a popular portfolio of qualifications at BSc, MSc and PhD level. You will be based in the heart of a thriving, safe and friendly city.

The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, energetic institution, with a substantial commitment to growing science infrastructure. If you would like to be part of shaping our world-class vision and would like to know more about this opportunity please email Professor Steve Bevan, Head of the School of Life Sciences, at; Professor Daniel Mills, Professor of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine, at; or Professor Anna Wilkinson, Professor of Animal Cognition, at for more information or to arrange an informal conversation about the position.

As an institutional Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder we are committed to advancing gender equality in STEM, therefore female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.