Assistant Professor in Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham Veterinary Medicine and Science
United Kingdom

Assistant Professor

Closing Date
Wednesday, 19th August 2020
Job Type
Research & Teaching
Veterinary Medicine & Science
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (SVMS) has built a reputation as world leading in its research achievements. In REF2014 Unit of Assessment 6 (Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science) SVMS was ranked second nationally for research power, 37% of work was assessed as world-leading and 80% of work was of internationally excellent quality. We are proud to have the top ranked research environment, which was scored as 100% “conducive to world leading research”.  The school has 4 strategic research areas: “Diagnostics and Therapeutics” , “One Virology” , “Ruminant Population and Health” and   “Translational Infection Biology”. The School is part of the Centre for Dairy Science Innovation’ (CDSI) at Nottingham, a £6M investment that provides a globally unique large animal research facility. 

We have developed a novel and cutting edge, research-led teaching curriculum, designed to equip graduates with the diagnostic, medical and surgical skills required to succeed in a changing world and we provide a dynamic environment which delivers an outstanding learning experience. We have the opportunity to build on this success with the appointment of high quality research-orientated staff.

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor with research interests in areas of “Precision Livestock Technologies”,” Cancer Biology”, “Computational Genomics”, or “Immunobiology”.  Applicants should have a clear vision for their research activity and how this integrates with and complements our current strengths and a track record of innovation and excellence and should provide the following with their application:

  1. Full CV including publications. 
  2. 500 words - research track record stating the scientific contribution of their research. 
  3. 500 words - 1-3 year research plan
  4. 500 words – long term research vision        

This position is available on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours). Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to “Precision Livestock Technologies”, ” Cancer Biology”, “Computational Genomics”, “Immunobiology . Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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