Askham Bryan College

University Centre Askham Bryan: HE Lecturer Zoo and Wildlife

£27,015 - £29,523 per annum
16 Jul 2021
05 Aug 2021
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Full Time, Permanent Contract 

York Campus

Hours: 37 hours per week

Askham Bryan College is an ambitious, specialist land-based college based across the North of England with its University Centre on the outskirts of historic York.

As one of the largest, specialist land-based colleges in the U.K over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to a technical and professional land-based curriculum, outstanding resources that deliver an exceptional and inclusive student experience and contributing to the circular economy and sustainable developments are embedded into college life.

We have an exciting opportunity for a University Centre Lecturer and Course Manager specialising in zoo animal husbandry, behaviour, research methods and zoo management here at our York campus. This is a permanent role working 37 hours per week.

The ideal candidate should hold a formal level 7 qualification or higher, either in the subject area or possess extensive working knowledge in the subject area. You will lead on the teaching of core zoo management, animal husbandry, research and behaviour focused modules. Working closely with the zoo and wildlife course team in the university centre and Askham Bryan Wildlife Park to support the delivery of the core modules across under and post graduate degrees.

You will have excellent communication skills, be experienced with Microsoft programs and be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business and support outstanding student experience, marketing opportunities and industry engagement.

In return, you will receive a 35 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays, Teachers’ Pension, free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description attached.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email to

Closing Date:             12 noon, Thursday 5th August 2021

Interviews:                 Friday 13th August 2021



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