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Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences

Harper & Keele Veterinary School

Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB
Salary:  Grade 7a: £36,382 - £42,149 Grade 8: £43,434 – £51,799
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 22 August 2022
Reference:  KU0000271

The Opportunity 

This post represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development & delivery of our Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery programme. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, rapidly growing team as we continue to shape the delivery of our innovative curriculum designed to meet the changing needs of the veterinary sector.  


The successful candidate will play an active role in BVetMS programme team, contributing to learning and teaching activities across Years 1 & 2 of the programme with scope to teach into areas such as animal management, behaviour, welfare & ethics and population medicine, dependant on skill set. The post holder will be expected to deliver lectures, tutorials and practical classes on both the Harper Adams and Keele campuses, and will be required to participate in lecture streaming and lecture capture. The successful candidate will have the ability to contextualise pre-clinical taught material to clinical veterinary medicine.


The successful candidate will be a qualified animal scientist or veterinary surgeon, preferably with experience of teaching and supporting learning. Candidates who do not currently have a teaching qualification will be supported to achieve at least a postgraduate certificate in higher education, and would be expected to achieve this within 3 years of appointment. 


This role will require regular travel between Keele University and Harper Adams University campuses.  


The School is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.   


Please note that the starting salary will typically be at the bottom of the pay scale 

The School 

A unique joint venture between two outstanding universities, the Harper and Keele Veterinary School brings together two distinctive institutions with a track record of excellence in teaching and student experience to provide an exciting new opportunity for veterinary students to train within rural Staffordshire and Shropshire. Staff and students are able to make use of resources at each campus and at partner sites including a network of veterinary practices and farms.

 Together Keele University and Harper Adams University have 186 years of heritage in the animal and human health areas. Both institutions are recognised for their strengths in employability, student satisfaction and first class teaching and have a shared commitment to research in food security and sustainability. The joint veterinary school provided students with the opportunity to take advantage of both institutions with a common commitment to excellence and complementary skills.


Harper Adams University and Keele University value equality and diversity across their workforce and are committed to ensuring their staff community is reflective of the diversity of the student population. In support of these commitments we welcome applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles. 


Please note this appointment is subject to medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider.

How to Apply

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies 


Informal enquiries are welcome and may be addressed to  Dr Victoria Waring, programme Director

Email: vwaring@hkvets.ac.uk   Tel:  07811 490023


Applications to this address will not be accepted. 


Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2022

Interviews will be held on: week commencing 29th August 2022

Post reference: KU00002713

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