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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Sciences

Animal Production, Welfare & Veterinary Sciences

Salary:   £34,804 to £51,034 per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Closing Date:   Thursday 03 October 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  CE-86A

The University seeks a highly motivated animal scientist, to join the team supporting Veterinary Sciences at undergraduate and postgraduate level at the University. This post is a permanent, full-time appointment, however, the University would also welcome interest from applicants who wish to have a part time post.

Successful candidates will have experience in one of the areas listed below and exposure to the other.

• Research Methods

• Equine Science

• Animal Science

In addition to the investment in key academic staff the University continue to make capital investments to support teaching and research within the animal sciences area. The role will focus on  animal science and/or equine science related teaching topics and support on the further development of research in this area at the University.

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Carwyn Ellis via email at cellis@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

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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”.