Employment Opportunities

UFAW is a small charity but from time to time there are vacancies for staff with a life-sciences background or for staff in functions such as communications and administration.


Current vacancies are posted here:


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Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW)

and the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA)


Senior Scientific Programme Manager

The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (www.ufaw.org.uk) and the Humane Slaughter Association (www.hsa.org.uk) are two highly respected charities that promote advances in animal welfare through science and education internationally.


The successful applicant for this post will work with small teams based in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire. He/she will have a background in veterinary or biological research, a record of positive contribution to animal science, a proven ability to communicate with scientific and lay communities and, ideally, editorial experience.

Salary will be in the range of £33,562-£49,216 plus London allowance (£2134) according to experience and qualification. Interested candidates should email The Secretary, Jane Moorman (moorman@ufaw.org.uk) for information about the application process.


Applications are to arrive on or before 9th May 2014.






For information on careers with animals and for educational advice visit:

www.lantra.co.uk The Sector Skills Council for the Environmental and Land-based Sector

www.ucas.ac.uk The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

www.rcvs.org.uk The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Volunteering with UFAW

From time to time there are opportunities for volunteering at the UFAW office in Wheathampstead. If you are interested in volunteering please contact the UFAW office.

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare
The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8AN.
Tel: 01582 831818, Fax: 01582 831414, email ufaw@ufaw.org.uk. Registered in England Charity No. 207996