Join a dedicated team of vets and allied health professionals revolutionising animal care education

Help to shape a better veterinary future at UCLan

Join us in launching our new prestigious veterinary school and thrive in your career.

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Why work at UCLan?

  • Research opportunities

    You’ll have many opportunities to cross collaborate with staff and students from veterinary and human health subjects.
  • Top 7% in the world

    We’re in the top 7% of universities in the world. According to the Centre for World University Rankings 2023.
  • Partners in excellence

    Our partnership with University Centre Myerscough means you and your students will benefit from excellent, real-world, teaching facilities at their campus.

A place where you can thrive

Looking for a rewarding career where your work helps to transform lives? You’ll find the inspiration, support and opportunities to excel with us.

From a first-rate package to mentoring and coaching for current and aspiring leaders, you’ll get the support you need to thrive, and make a real difference to students’ lives. And if you thrive, we thrive. That’s why, when you work here, you’ll find a range of outstanding benefits and rewards for you and your family.

Enjoy these perks as part of your role

  • A competitive salary and excellent pension scheme
  • A wide range of financial benefits and discounts
  • Second-to-none wellbeing support
  • Leadership and continuous career development
  • Family friendly benefits and services
  • A generous leave allowance
Discover our benefits

Career development

Develop your career in a brand new state-of-the-art vet school

Our Centre for Collaborative Learning offers the support and resources to create a superior learning experience for students. The centre focuses on developing excellence in teaching through collaborative forums and initiatives.

The Centre is made up of various units, these include:

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Concept art - view of the new School of Veterinary Medicine from north east - Photo credit: Wilson Mason LLP
Concept art - view of the new School of Veterinary Medicine from north east - Photo credit: Wilson Mason LLP

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Equality and diversity here at UCLan

We are passionate about breaking down barriers. We want to provide an inclusive environment where everyone feels respected, valued, and that they belong.

Discover our EDI initiatives

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An amazing place to call home

We’re so proud of our northern home. Preston is at the heart of beautiful Lancashire with a thousand years of history behind it. Plus it's officially the best city in the North of England to live and work according to the Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities, 2023.

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Meet the team

Dr Heather Bacon
Dean of Veterinary Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine

Heather is a veterinary surgeon with extensive experience of veterinary practice across a range of sectors including private practice, charity work and academia. Heather has worked in the UK and internationally and has a particular interest in veterinary skills training, clinical…

Dr Monica Bando
Senior Lecturer
School of Veterinary Medicine

Monica is a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Professional & Clinical Skills and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead. Monica is a veterinary surgeon with international companion animal and wildlife medicine, welfare, research, and teaching experience. Monica has worked in private p…

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Dr Peter Holland – vet surgeon to Associate Dean of our new Vet School

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Hear from our colleagues

I feel very fortunate to be a part of a team who values our diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences, and also prioritises staff and student wellbeing.
veterinary member of staff sat in front of an animal xray
Monica Bando
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Professional and Clinical Skills
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