Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Principal Lecturer

Job Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Principal Lecturer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: £35,473 - £49,772
Job Published: March 07, 2018 12:24

Job Description

As an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England, we have an outstanding reputation for the delivery of high quality Higher Education, both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.  Programmes include Foundation, Honours and Masters degrees in the areas of Agriculture, Animal, Equine, Sport and Management. We have a growing reputation for a unique and student-focused delivery which has more recently been recognised by the achievement of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, placing Hartpury University Centre in the top 5% of HE institutions in the country for teaching excellence.




£35,473 - £49,772 per annum

37 hours per week

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join and potentially lead our HE Human-Animal Interaction team. Hartpury provides a rich environment for anthrozoology, encompassing biological, pedagogic, companion animal, production animal, zoo animal, equine and veterinary teaching, research and knowledge exchange activities. We possess a strong academic base in animal ethics and welfare, and have extensive industry contacts across a range of animal industries and within education and human healthcare which supports a vibrant and collaborative anthrozoology research group. Ideally you will have experience of teaching human psychology in Higher Education, with vocational or educational experience of Human Animal Interaction in practice. You will demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching and student experience and a collegiate approach to working. Alongside the motivation and passion to progress the field of Human Animal Interaction externally as well as acting as a role model to Hartpury students, inspiring them to achieve success in this sector.

Our academic Animal team has a strong relationship with animal charities, organisations and external agencies across the animal, equine and veterinary sectors and you be will expected to ensure that Human Animal Interaction students have access to excellent vocational experiences. The successful candidate will be expected to build further external links and help maintain the success of the links already in place. The successful candidate will possess a relevant postgraduate qualification, and demonstrate a willingness to develop a record of practice and scholarship in Human Animal Interaction.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Dr Jane Williams, Head of Department Animal, at

We offer excellent benefits including continuous professional development opportunities, 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Visit our website to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15th March 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20th March 2018.

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.