Director of Research


The ASPCA is seeking a Director of Research to join their Strategy & Research team – a thoughtful and mission driven team working on often novel or groundbreaking research. This role represents an exciting opportunity for a skilled researcher who approaches his or her work with a sense of optimism, demonstrates passion for animal welfare, and thrives in the less controlled environment of applied and field research to apply his/her skills in support of our mission.

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The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences (AnRS) – Department Head

Oregon State University

The Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences (AnRS) at Oregon State University invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term faculty department head position. This appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of associate professor or professor. The department head provides administrative, management, and scientific leadership for AnRS including the development of priorities and a strategic plan, and articulates a shared vision for AnRS involving a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders in industry groups, public agencies, community groups, and private organizations. The incumbent must have a record of and commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will promote collaboration among on- and off-campus faculty, across departments, colleges, branch stations, state and federal agencies, and industries. The department head will establish and maintain strong ties with stakeholders and will be a recognized national and international leader in animal science, rangeland science, or a closely allied field. The department head oversees one of the largest departments within the College of Agricultural Sciences, comprising over 50 faculty and staff, more than 400 students in addition to farm facilities, and 3000 acres dedicated to animal research and teaching activities.

OSU seeks diversity as a source of enrichment for our university community. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

To review the position description and apply, go to.

Questions about the position can be directed to search committee chair Prof. Joseph Spatafora,

For full consideration, please apply by August 31, 2019 when review of applications will begin.  

Institute for Human-Animal Connection Research Post-MSW Fellowship – Graduate School Of Social Work

University of Denver

A two-year position as an Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) Research Fellow is available to a recent graduate or anticipated 2019 graduate of a Master of Social Work (MSW) program. The overall goal of this position is to provide the Research Fellow with robust training in social science research with a focus on the Human-Animal-Environment Interaction field, in preparation for a career in research.

The Institute for Human-Animal Connection is a specialized program within the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver which intentionally elevates the value of the living world and the interrelationship and health of people, other animals, and the environment. This is accomplished through social science-informed education, applied knowledge, research and advocacy, with an ethical regard for all species. Focusing on three core areas of Therapeutic Human-Animal Interventions, Animals in Communities and One Health, IHAC operationalizes its mission through innovation in education, research and advocacy.

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

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