In the past twelve months, Nottingham Trent University has been awarded University of the Year (Times Higher), Modern University of the Year (Sunday Times), and received a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It is renowned for leading edge research, strong links with industry and excellent teaching that shapes lives and society. This achievement is underpinned by a number of key University initiatives that support academic research, scholarship and practice.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Equine Science within the Department of Animal and Equine Science at our Brackenhurst campus. The successful candidate will teach primarily in the Equine Science team and will deliver undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on the equine science courses in the subject area of equine health, breeding or exercise physiology. Subjects to be covered may include: equine health and disease, biomechanics, performance biology or reproductive physiology, breeding and selection.
The applicants sought for this post will be strong physiologists or animal scientists with a PhD in a relevant subject and an emerging or established research track record that will complement the research activity of the Department, ideally relevant to the School’s Animal Behaviour, Performance and Welfare Group. You will hold a higher education teaching qualification and be an experienced and highly motivated academic. It is essential that you have experience of providing undergraduate and postgraduate research support and supervision.
You will be well organised, with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively. You will play an active role in team development and be able to work effectively with others as a member of the academic team.
In support of your on-line application, please submit a single document to include a covering letter, full CV, a teaching statement and a research statement addressing your suitability for the role outlined in the associated Job Description and Person Specification. If the 1MB file size restriction makes this difficult or impossible, please email all your supporting documentation to CSTHR@ntu.ac.uk.
Closing date: 07/12/2018
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Gareth Starbuck, Head of Department of Animal and Equine Science, on +44 (0)115 848 5223, or via email email@example.com
Please note this role does not meet the UK Visas & Immigration requirements for sponsorship. Nottingham Trent University is unable to apply for sponsorship for any applicant not eligible to work in the UK and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship under the Points Based Immigration System.