Australasian Animal Studies Association

Harvard Law School – fellowship applications

Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program is inviting immediate applications for a full-time, six-month Fellowship to manage a research project studying policy responses to live animal markets, also called “wet markets”—sites around the world that have been known to facilitate the transmission of zoonotic diseases like avian flu, SARS, and COVID-19. NYU’s Center for Environmental […]

RSPCA Australia: Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship 2020

Applications close on Friday 7 August 2020 The Sybil Emslie Animal Law Scholarship celebrates Sybil Emslie’s life-long commitment to the care and protection of animals by encouraging legal scholarship and practice dedicated to advancing animal welfare. The $1,000 annual scholarship will be awarded to a law student or lawyer who has a strong academic record […]

Scholarship Opportunity: HDR – Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for the Anthropocene.

Applications are now open for HDR scholarships at Curtin University that align with strategic projects. Expressions of interest are sought from domestic Australian candidates working in areas aligned with the research program Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for the Anthropocene. Over the last few decades, the status of ‘the human’ has been challenged […]

Funding for research into the human-animal bond

The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) is releasing a three-year funding scheme to support research, which furthers our understanding of the human-animal bond. For funding to be considered by SCAS, projects or research must be specifically related to the human-animal bond. Currently prioritized focuses are: animal assisted interventions, particularly with children; the human-companion animal relationship; and […]

Research Grants: Industrial Food Animal Production

The Tiny Bean Fund Spring 2020 Research Planning Grants applications for projects related to problems and negative impacts of industrial food animal production—terrestrial as well as aquatic (a.k.a. factory farming) especially in low- and middle-income countries. Deadline is March 13, 2020. Address questions to:

Cambridge: Postdoctoral Research Associate positions

Cambridge University, UK is seeking two Postdoctoral Research Associates to explore Urban Ecologies: governing nonhuman life in global cities, funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Horizon 2020 Starting Grant. The closing date is February 23, 2020. This interdisciplinary project examines how the urban is governed by regulating nonhuman life. Those with an interest in posthumanism and more-than-human geographies of […]

Research Associate Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

The University of Nottingham, UK, has posted for a Research Associate Fellow/Senior Research Fellow the School of Sociology and Social Policy (SSP). Deadline: February 3, 2020. The purpose of this role is to carry out research as part of the Animal Research Nexus Programme, an ambitious five-year project which is funded by the Wellcome Trust ( If appointed, you will […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. Applications are due by February 1, 2019. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship, supporting a researcher with demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy.While we interpret animal ethics, law and public policy broadly, and welcome applications from various disciplines […]

Jobs: Communications Officer, Vienna

The Jane Goodall Institute is looking for a Communications Coordinator/Officer, Roots & Shoots Program based in their Vienna, VA US-HQ. The Institute’s mission is to understand and protect chimpanzees, other apes, and their habitats, and to work towards creating an informed and compassionate citizenry who will help to create a better world for people, other animals and our […]