Research Fellow in Animal Science

University of Leeds School of Biology

United Kingdom

Research Fellow in Animal Science

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have an established background in animal science? Do you want to further your career in one of the UKs leading research intensive Universities?

We are seeking an enthusiastic, capable and adaptable scientist with excellent communication skills, who is keen to establish themselves in animal science research. Whilst it is not essential that you should have prior experience of working with pigs, you should have a strong interest in developing pig research. You will work closely with academics and industry to co-develop proposals, conduct commercial and non-commercial research at the National Pig Centre and carry out knowledge exchange.

You should have a PhD (or be close to completion) in animal science or a related area, complemented by excellent analytical and laboratory skills and a proven track record in communicating your research outcomes. You will be based in the at the University of Leeds and at the National Pig Centre.

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 provides more information.

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

Lisa Collins, Professor of Animal Science

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5940 Email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Sciences
School/Institute: School of Biology
Category: Research
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time: 37.5 hours per week - we will consider flexible working arrangements
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months)
Release Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021
Closing Date: Wednesday 06 October 2021
Reference: FBSBY1143


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