lundi 29 mai 2017

Research Associate

Job number



School of Veterinary Sciences

Contract type

Fixed term contract staff

Working pattern

Full time


£32,004 - £36,001 per annum (Grade I)

Closing date for applications

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate to work on a project investigating the welfare of dogs within a variety of kennel establishments. This position in based in the Animal Welfare and Behaviour Research group in Langford (North Somerset). However, data collection will be carried out on kennels around the UK; consequently substantial travel, and overnight stays will be necessary.

You should have a higher research degree (preferably PhD or an MSc by research) and an honours degree in a related area. Previous experience of collecting, analyzing and reporting on animal behaviour and welfare data is essential, as are advanced planning and interpersonal skills. You must be happy working independently and talking with a wide variety of people, and ideally will have experience of working on sensitive issue. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of standard statistical methods, and evidence of peer reviewed publications in a related area. They will be able to work independently, whilst maintaining good communication with their line manager. Experience of working with dogs is desirable.

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