Professor of Animal Growth and Development

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

Professor of Animal Growth and Development

Do you have an excellent research track record with the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience in the area of Livestock Growth and Development? 

We are looking for someone with expertise in growth physiology, functional foods, nutrition and in understanding the interactions between the animal and the animal’s environment to work with our expanding team of livestock scientists at the new CIEL@Leeds National Pig Centre Facility. The successful candidate should have an excellent international reputation with a wide network of contacts in both academia and industry and should work across the boundary between fundamental and applied research producing work that has high scientific impact and strong industry relevance.

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 reawarded a Bronze award in 2017. 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. 

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

Professor Lisa Collins, Head of the School of Biology
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5940, email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute: School of Biology
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 10
Salary: £60,905 to £74,863
Post Type: Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Wednesday 06 November 2019
Closing Date: Sunday 08 December 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: FBSBY1114


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