Lecturer in Sustainable Livestock Production

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7077632 (Ref.No. FBSBY1131)
Posted: April 26, 2021

Job Description

Are you an ambitious, inter-disciplinary researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a passion to educate the next generation of undergraduate and post graduate scientists? Do you have an established background in sustainable livestock production?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading universities in research and teaching excellence? 

We are seeking someone with expertise in sustainable livestock production to work with our expanding team of livestock scientists at the new £12M state-of-the-art National Pig Centre at the University of Leeds research farm. With both an indoor and outdoor unit at commercial scales, the Centre offers the opportunity to conduct trials from farrow to finish, using precision nutrition methods and individual monitoring including 24/7 CCTV surveillance. Working closely with colleagues from our cross-university initiatives such as the Global Food and Environment Institute, Sustainability Research Institute, Priestley Centre for Climate Change and the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, you will develop a growing local, national and international network of contacts in academia, industry, policy and civil society. Working across the boundary between fundamental and applied research, you will strive for science that makes a real-world difference.

You should have a PhD in animal science, or a related discipline with a track record of research outputs in refereed publications of internationally excellent quality;

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020.  We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Lisa Collins, Professor of Animal Science, Head of School of Biology

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5940 Email: L.Collins@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Biology
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 26 April 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 24 May 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 16 June 2021
Reference:  FBSBY1131


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