Post-Doctoral Fellow in Animal Welfare

Winchester, Hampshire (GB)
£33,943 to £38,183 per annum
19 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
10 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Animal Welfare
Fixed term until 30 June 2018
£33,943 to £38,183 per annum
Full time, 1.0 FTE

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking to appoint Post-Doctoral Fellow in Animal Welfare to join the team in 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. The MSc is a distance learning programme.

You will be expected to undertake the following activities:

  • To contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on both Animal Welfare programmes, including programme leading the MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law programme
  • To develop an excellent profile of research and knowledge exchange activity, demonstrated through publications, external profile-raising and the seeking of research funds, appropriate to your career stage
  • To participate in Open Days and other recruitment activity as appropriate, including at external events
  • To maintain appropriate office hours outside of teaching sessions, in order to be available for tutor meetings and student queries

The successful candidate will already have completed, or be 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, along with the Sociology programme. The Department has research strengths in politics and international relations, social policy, sociology, and animal welfare.

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is home to a range of disciplines offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Psychology, Criminology, Sociology, Theology and Religious Studies, History, Anthropology, and Archaeology. We have a thriving and well recognised research culture, and a growing number of postgraduate research students.

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. Post No: HSS-P08s

Closing Date:  10 May 2017
Interview Date:  23 May 2017

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

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