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The CATalyst Council grant program might be of interest to some of our members based in North America!

‘Individuals and organizations are invited to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to fund efforts that increase the medicalization of companion cats. Areas of interest could include telemedicine, animal welfare/sheltering, data collection, access to care and or preventive care’ (Call closes 15 Oct):

Funding from the WALTHAM™ Human-Animal Interaction (HAI) programme

The Waltham Petcare Science Institute HAI research funding call is now open! Up to a value of 255,000 USD over 3 years. Not bound by geographical location. Preferred research areas include: under-researched populations, impact on mental health, and the role of technology in HAI across different populations.

Closes 15 Nov 2022

https://www.waltham.com/grants-awards?fbclid=IwAR2gtdUsKVM60XrPQyzVcIz-MRh1adqOimPtxgmlkc-BhM9YO9tK3zJPnJY

3x Academic Positions in HAI: The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is excited to invite applications for three full-time, research-focused, tenure-eligible faculty positions (open-rank) focusing on human-animal interaction. They are especially interested in candidates who focus on interactions with domestic species and research questions related to the human-animal bond. A full description of these positions and application instructions can be found here: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/10695?c=arizona&lang=en-US

Postdoctoral research position open at Lincoln University, UK to study human-dog interactions

Postdoctoral research position open at Lincoln University, UK to study human-dog interactions.
‘A current key animal welfare concern is the increasing popularity of brachycephalic (flat-faced) dogs. Despite the efforts of working groups and a number of campaigns, little progress has been made in reducing demand for this breed. This multidisciplinary study will identify how potential owners become attracted to these breeds, despite their recognised problems, and how they reconcile these issues.’

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £34,304 pro rata
Please note this role is fixed term until 31 May 2023, and part time at 0.4 FTE.
Closing Date:   Monday 22 August 2022
Interview Date:   Wednesday 31 August 2022

People & Animals UK is hiring!

Programme Support

Part-Time, up to 24 hours per week (1 year fixed-term, with a view to extend beyond the year). Salary up to £23,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications).

Programme Support Tutor

Part-Time, up to 24 hours per week (1 year fixed-term, with a view to extend beyond the year). Salary up to £25,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications).

Follow this link for more details and to apply

Job Opportunity: Instructional Paraprofessional/Dog Handler

A unique opportunity for an individual that has a certified Therapy Dog, and who would like to work as a Paraprofessional/Dog Handler in an Animal Assisted Intervention Program (NJ, USA). The Calais School is a non-profit state-approved provider of special education for students with special needs in Whippany, NJ. The school serves students in grades K through 12 Plus with multiple learning disabilities.

Go here to apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/895779

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