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Part Time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences, (maternity cover up to 12 months)

Animal Production, Welfare & Veterinary Sciences

Salary:   £34,189 to £50,132 per annum
(The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience)
Closing Date:   Sunday 18 August 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  CE-77

Harper Adams University is seeking a highly motivated veterinarian, to join the team supporting Veterinary Sciences at the University, and in particular to support the veterinary Physiotherapy and Veterinary Nursing programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

This post is initially to provide maternity cover for a period of up to 6 months full time or 12 months 0.5 FTE and may provide the opportunity for the suitable candidate to develop and academic career. This particular post will focus on the following clinical areas in terms of the core competences required:

• Animal Anatomy and Physiology to include locomotion and Biomechanics.

• Veterinary Nursing

The appointee will have a specific role to participate in the delivery of modules across veterinary physiotherapy and veterinary nursing programme areas alongside the experienced team which has been established. The support within the team will allow those with limited experience of teaching to develop these skills in a dynamic but supportive environment.

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Jane Thomas via email at jthomas@harper-adams.ac.uk

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

This post may meet the relevant criteria to allow the University to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to non-EEA nationals who wish to come to work in the UK through Tier 2 of the Points Based Immigration System. For information on the sponsorship system, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration. You are advised to assess your circumstances against the criteria set out in the UKVI policy guidance, available at https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration. UK NARIC provides advice and guidance on international qualifications at UK NARIC Visas and Nationality

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

Harper Adams University is one of the premier UK Higher Education Institutions focused on the land-based and food supply chain sector.

With 2800 undergraduate students, plus those completing postgraduate, research and CPD programmes, Harper Adams is the UK's largest single provider of higher education for these subjects.  Programmes fall into eleven broad subject areas – but none operate in isolation. Community and collaboration are key at Harper Adams, meaning everyone, including staff, students and industry partners, benefits from a close network of knowledge and opportunity exchange

Situated in Shropshire, the campus and the surrounding area provide an excellent working and living environment for staff and students alike.

Harper Adams is consistently positioned highly in a range of national ratings, performance measures and league tables. Its current graduate employment rate is 98% (the joint top rating in England) and student satisfaction stands at 93% (National Student Survey 2017).

Harper Adams is ranked as the UK’s Best Modern University by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018; was named University of the Year in the 2016 and 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards and holds a Gold (highest level) award from the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.

In 2018 Harper Adams University will receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, part of the UK honours system.

Applied research is at the heart of the university’s activity, with the work of a thriving academic community underpinning both teaching and work with the industries allied to Harper. The 2014 Government Research Excellence Framework rated all of the university’s research as “of international quality”, and more than half was deemed “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.