Lecturer of Animal Welfare and Behavior

  • Freelance
  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania

Lecturer of Animal Welfare and Behavior

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Open Date: Jun 02,
Deadline: Jun 16, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine,
Department of Clinical Sciences & Advanced Medicine (CSAM), invites qualified individuals to apply for an open Lecturer position in Animal
Welfare and Behavior (AWB). The strongest candidates for this position will have a record of, or clear potential for scholarship in, AWB
science. Candidates are required to have a PhD or DVM degree. The successful candidate’s primary area of focus might involve any number of
AWB scientific fields including animal behavior and welfare science and human-animal interaction, amongst others. A focus on companion
animals is preferred. Candidates without US citizenship or permanent resident status will be required to obtain the necessary

Lecturer positions are 1-year positions with the potential for renewal up to 2 times, for a total duration of 3 years. The
Lecturer will have the opportunity to interact with CSAM’s Shelter Medicine Program and Behavior Service as well as the School’s AWB
Master’s degree and certificate programs. Duties include collaborative AWB scholarship in the School of Veterinary Medicine as well as
across the University Campus and Philadelphia community. The combination of clinical service in the Veterinary Hospital of the University of
Pennsylvania and didactic teaching is anticipated to comprise no more than 5% of the Lecturer’s duties.

strongest candidates for this position will have a record of, or clear potential for scholarship in, AWB science, and have a Ph.D. or DVM
degree, or both. Salaries will be commensurate with professional and academic credentials and experience. Applications will be accepted
immediately and reviewed until an appropriate candidate is identified

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should
apply electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/. The system will prompt you
to attach a letter of intent including a brief statement of professional experience and goals, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses,
and contact information for three references. The letters should be directed to Dr. Susan Volk, Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery and Chair
of the Search Committee. Questions regarding the position should be sent to Sandy Lamonaca, Search Coordinator: sandrala@vet.upenn.edu

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/126259

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and
seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion,
creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or
concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative
and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).