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Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health

Surrey, United Kingdom
£36,024 to £54,395 per annum and dependent on level of appointment Plus a 10% veterinary
Closing date
4 Jan 2024

Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Location:  Guildford Salary:  £36,024 to £54,395 per annum and dependent on level of appointment   Plus a 10% veterinary allowance if you are MRCVS
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 04 January 2024
Reference:  065323

School of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Surrey is an international University with a world-class teaching and research profile and an enterprising spirit. It offers excellent multidisciplinary facilities within which to advance your career. At the School of Veterinary Medicine, you will have the opportunity to work with experts from world class veterinary institutes and an established network of veterinary practices through our many collaborative partnerships.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic research-active veterinary surgeon for a Lecturer position in veterinary public health. You will join a team of fellow professionals within the School of Veterinary Medicine committed to providing excellence in research and teaching. 

About the role 

  • You will use your skills to deliver and further develop high-quality teaching within the field of veterinary public health. This will allow you to directly contribute towards training the multi-disciplinary veterinary leaders of the future.
  • You will conduct high quality research in veterinary public health with a strong drive to seek external funding to build your own research group.
  • Previous experience of working in a veterinary public health environment is essential.

The School of Veterinary Medicine follows a distributed model for final year teaching and we are actively partnered with leading veterinary practices and local research institutes whose clinicians and scientists participate in teaching throughout the undergraduate curriculum. Successful candidates will be required to support students on rotation through off-site visits to partner practices.

For further information about the School of Veterinary Medicine, please see:

About you

Our Lecturers play an important role in pushing forward research and innovation and influencing the future of the veterinary profession. As such, you will have:

  • A passion for veterinary sciences and a strong commitment to delivering excellent, research-led teaching. 
  • A proven track record of high-quality research in veterinary public health and/or One Health.
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to work flexibly and creatively in different contexts, alongside excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. 
  • Previous experience in teaching and supervision of students studying veterinary sciences or related disciplines is desirable.

To find out more

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Gianni Lo Iacono, Section Lead, Population Systems and Public Health ( or Dr Martha Betson, Head of Department, Comparative Biomedical Sciences (

To apply

Please attach your CV and a cover letter evidencing your experience against the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification, and tell us a little bit why you are interested in the role.

We wish to create the conditions for success for our new starters in the Vet School, by facilitating their growth and development within our institution. To achieve this, we have established the following guiding principle for all new staff members who are on a local/Guildford contract, effective for all new starters.  

Four-Day On-Campus Commitment: All new staff, whether full-time or part-time, are expected to be physically present on campus for a minimum of four days each week during their initial four to six months of employment. The duration will vary depending on individual with minimum duration being 4 months and maximum duration being 6 months. This requirement is adjusted on a pro-rata basis for part-time staff members. For those on remote contract, a separate programme of on-campus commitment is being developed.

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