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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Zoology

Department of Life Sciences

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £37,099 per annum
Permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE
Closing Date:   Friday 05 January 2024
Interview Date:   Friday 26 January 2024
Reference:  COS673A

Lecturer salary from £37,099 per annum.

Senior Lecturer salary from £42,978 per annum.

Following our excellent performance in teaching and research and strong undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment, we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Zoology to pursue an excellent programme of research in the broad area of Zoology. We would particularly welcome candidates with expertise which aligns with and expands our existing research groups in Evolution and Ecology, Animal Behaviour and Welfare, or the field of Bioveterinary Science. The successful candidate will also contribute to the delivery of teaching across our zoology programme, and we would particularly welcome individuals with the ability to teach comparative animal anatomy and physiology and/or data skills and research methods applicable to a range of disciplines across the breadth of the Life Sciences.

Working with us, you will join a strong academic teaching and research environment and benefit from a stimulating, interdisciplinary and collegiate workplace. We support excellence in teaching and research, and you will be part of a team that provides a popular portfolio of qualifications at BSc, MSc and PhD level as well as delivering high quality, impactful research. You will be based at University of Lincoln’s Brayford campus in the heart of a thriving, safe and friendly city, with access to research facilities in the city as well as the University’s Riseholme campus.

The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, energetic institution, with a substantial commitment to growing science infrastructure. If you would like to be part of shaping our world-class vision and would like to know more about this opportunity, please email Dr Charles Deeming, Programme Leader BSc Zoology at, or Professor Steve Bevan, Head of School of Life and Environmental Sciences at, for more information or to arrange an informal conversation about the position.

As an institutional Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder, we are committed to advancing gender equality in STEM, therefore female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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