Lecturer (Conservation or Animal Behaviour & Welfare) 3 Positions Available

Three roles are available:

  1. Part-time Permanent, 30 hours per week, Salary £21,923 per annum (pro-rated amount)
  2. Part-time Permanent, 30 hours per week, Salary £21,923 per annum (pro-rated amount)
  3. Full-time Permanent, 37.5 hours per week, Salary £27,404 per annum

The Bristol Zoological Society is a conservation charity that works in 10 countries around the world in applied conservation and runs two zoos and a number of Higher Education programmes in collaboration with the university/college partner institutions. We are looking for three dynamic and experienced individuals to join our team with broad academic knowledge, experience and/or understanding of conservation or animal behavior and welfare.  Experience in relevant research methods (conservation/ecology/animal behavior or social research) and application of those methods is required. We are particularly interested in applicants with experience in the applied conservation, or study of the behaviour and welfare, of the following taxonomic groups: amphibians, reptiles, terrestrial invertebrates or birds. Your role will be crucial in helping us complete our mission of saving wildlife together and deliver excellent Higher Education programmes. 

Main Responsibilities

  • HE Teaching and Supervision: The successful applicants will lead modules (undergraduate or masters level) and supervise and mark research projects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Conservation or Animal Behavior & Welfare Project Management: Contribute to the development and management of one of our conservation projects, or captive animal behavior and welfare projects, alongside current project leads and the Head of the Field Conservation and Science Department.
  • There may be occasions when the post holder is requested to work in other Society locations, or carry out other duties considered reasonable by the Society or its representatives.

To view the full job description for these roles, please click here; Part Time Lecturer JdFull Time Lecturer Jd.

Please submit your CV, including a list of your relevant experience, education and scientific publications, and cover letter clearly indicating how you meet the required characteristics of the Person Specification through the Bristol Zoo online job portal.  The cover letter can be written into the Other Information section of the BZS application form which also must be completed. Closing date is 18th of January 2021 at 12 noon (UK). Please clearly indicate if you have a preference for a Full Time or Part Time role in your cover letter.

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