Animal Welfare Job Listings

Lecturer in Farm Animal Science
School of Veterinary Sciences
Competitive salary
Full time
Open ended contract staff
Location: Langford, UK
Job number: ACAD102437
Bristol University’s Veterinary School is seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join a dynamic and expanding team of Farm Animal academics. One of the School’s main strategic objectives is to be a leader in providing enlightened training for the next generation of farm/food animal veterinarians and in advancing knowledge relating to animal production and food sustainability, production animal health and welfare and veterinary public health.
Candidates will have an established national or International research track record, and be recognised experts in an aspect of production animal science with a PhD +/- a Clinical Diploma. They will also be experienced teachers at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The level of the tenure track appointments will be made according to qualifications and experience. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in March 2017.
The University offers a competitive salary and benefit package.
Informal enquiries are encouraged and should be directed to: Professor David Barrett, email or the Head of School, Professor Richard Hammond, email


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies
The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. This is a one (1) year non-renewable fellowship which shall commence on July 1, 2017. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work under the supervision of Prof. Will Kymlicka. Applicants must have submitted their doctoral dissertation by that date, and must be within five years of having received their doctorate.
Each full application should include a curriculum-vitae, together with a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier, and a writing sample. Applicants should supply information concerning any interruptions in their academic careers and other factors that may have affected their capacity to complete scholarly work. Applications should be sent electronically to, to arrive by January 30, 2017. It is the responsibility of the applicants to have three letters of reference sent directly by their referees to the same email address.
Faculty Fellow Position--Animal Studies Initiative, Department of Environmental Studies
New York University's Animal Studies Initiative
New York University's Animal Studies Initiative, an integral part of the Department of Environmental Studies, invites applications for the position of Faculty Fellow. The appointment will be for one year beginning September 1, 2017, renewable annually for a maximum of three years, pending administrative and budgetary approval. The successful applicant will contribute to the education of undergraduates minoring in Animal Studies, teaching three courses per year, and serving as the advisor to the minors. In addition, the successful candidate will help organize and actively participate in an initiative directed towards developing Animal Studies as a rigorous field of academic inquiry. We welcome candidates from a broad range of academic backgrounds. Primary academic training need not be in Animal Studies, but there must be demonstrable evidence of a sincere and substantive commitment to working in this field. We have special interests in ethics and animals, and animals and the environment.  Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. no more than five years before the appointment date.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the search is complete.

Assistant Professor in Human-Animal Interaction
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University - North Grafton, MA
. The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University invites applications for an academic-track faculty position in human-animal interaction (HAI). The individual selected for this position will join the Department of Clinical Sciences and Center for Animals and Public Policy on the Grafton campus of Tufts University, and be a senior fellow of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. The faculty member is expected to assume a leadership role in the Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction (, to be active in Tufts Paws for People, the university's animal-assisted intervention program, and to develop research collaborations with the Cummings School's Shelter Medicine program. Research, teaching, and supervision of graduate/professional student research are all components of this position. Requirements include teaching experience at the university level and a PhD degree in psychology, child development, or other related field.
An initial review of applications will be take place after October 15, 2016, but the search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. 

Behavior Scientist-Pet Welfare
Nestle Purina
This position is responsible for performing the necessary work related to the Pet Emotional and Wellbeing research program under minimal supervision.
Posted July 19, 2016

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