Job Board

  • Anywhere

Lecturer in Equine Studies

Reference: 0103d534-cbc0-4b76-8ebd-a17b83d57715
Employer: SRUC Scotland’s Rural College
Location: Aberdeen
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Title: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Equine Studies

Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Salary: £37,229 – £51,055 per annum

Location: Aberdeen

Closing Date: 11 March 2024

Ref: ANF/VET/040/24

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

SRUC’s School of Veterinary Medicine is the first new School of Veterinary Medicine in Scotland for 150 years.

Our vision for the SRUC School of Veterinary Medicine is to provide a sustainable, resilient foundation for clinical excellence to support the animals and communities at the heart of Scotland’s Natural Economy.

We are looking to appoint either a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Equine Studies. The role will require the successful candidate to:

• Be an active and engaged member of the Equine Team, taking a leadership role as required

• Have a student-focussed approach to teaching and learning and be able to engage young people in a learning environment

• Prepare and deliver teaching and learning materials for classroom face-to-face, virtual online teaching and practical sessions as required for a range of modules within the HND Equine Studies framework

• Liaise with the teaching team, including staff at Aberdeen Riding Club who are delivering some of the practical aspects of the course, to ensure teaching delivery meets a high standard and is in line with the aims of the overall programme and student experience

• Conduct student assessments in accordance with Awarding Body standards.

• Maintain appropriate records of teaching and assessment

• Maintain appropriate records of attendance

• Attend internal and external meetings as required

• Incorporate subject and pedagogic within teaching as part of an integrated approach to high quality academic practice

• Actively engage in SRUC’s quality enhancement and communication strategies and their associated procedures

• Actively engage in SRUC’s performance management processes

• Develop and maintain links with relevant industry contacts in their curriculum area

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role.

Please note the appointment will be made as either Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The responsibilities for both roles can be found in the Job Particulars document.

Benefits / What you will get in return:

• Enhanced holidays

• Enhanced pension contributions (5% employee and 10% employer)

• Cycle to work scheme

• Discounted RAC Membership

• Enhanced family leave

• Flexible working patterns

• Hybrid working solutions (in some areas)

• Tailored investment in and individuals’ learning and development

Further information

Please read the Job Particulars Document before proceeding with your application.


To apply for this role, please use the SRUC online application system. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY NOW button. You will be re-directed to the advertiser of the vacancy where you can submit your job application.

Note to Job Seekers:

Apply for this job vacancy via the GovernorHelp job board today.  You can find other jobs in Aberdeen with our simple job search features. Don’t forget to follow GovernorHelp on Twitter. GovernorHelp is here to provide help for school governors and support for education leaders. Remember to try our helpful G-Bot chatbot tool which helps you answer your governance questions and save time on your admin tasks. Thanks for using GovernorHelp and good luck with your job search!

Similar Jobs

Share this job

Want to advertise a vacancy on GovernorHelp?

Interested in advertising your job vacancies on GovernorHelp? Get in touch with our team to find out more details.

Subscribe to our

Stay up to date with our latest news, top tips and exclusive offers