Teaching Associate in Animal Nutrition/Livestock Production
University of Nottingham Department of Biosciences
United Kingdom

Teaching Associate in Animal Nutrition / Livestock Production (Fixed term)

Reference
SCI457821
Closing Date
Saturday, 4th December 2021
Job Type
Teaching
Department
Biosciences, Animal Sciences
Salary
£31406 to £40927 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of Biosciences delivers undergraduate and MSci programmes in Animal Science and Agricultural Science at the Sutton Bonington Campus. The purpose of the new role is to contribute to the delivery of this portfolio of taught programmes. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery, administration and development of the School's undergraduate courses in Animal Science and the MSc in Animal Nutrition. 

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in Animal Science in the area of animal nutrition / livestock production and animal behaviour, covering all species (i.e., cattle, sheep, pig and poultry production or companion animal or other relevant animal species).  

This post will involve lecturing, running seminars and practical classes, leading field work and visits, conducting assessments, devising and overseeing research projects and giving pastoral care to our students. The ability to design, plan and deliver high quality teaching is essential. The person appointed will also make an appropriate contribution to teaching administration.

The role is based at the Sutton Bonington Campus in the School of Biosciences working within the Division of Animal Science. Further information about the School is available at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

Candidates should, as a minimum, have a degree in relevant Biological, Agriculture or Animal Science (Livestock Production or Companion Animal Science/Animal Nutrition) or similar discipline.  Preferably candidates should have a higher degree (Masters or PhD) in the above subject areas and previous experience of teaching in the Higher Education sector.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours), fixed term role to 31st August 2025. Arrangements for job share would be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Kevin Sinclair (Kevin.Sinclair@nottingham.ac.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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