Career, Training, & Funding News

This page contains information on job postings, training, and funding opportunities that may be of interest to our members. These are not associated with SCAS, so please direct any queries to the relevant person/body via the links provided.

See here for conferences and events (in-person, virtual, & hybrid) that may be of interest to our members in 2024!

Research Consultancy Opportunity (UK)

Battersea and StreetVet are looking to enhance their well-established partnership to improve the situation of pets and their owner’s experiencing homelessness. They are commissioning research from organisations and individuals to help fill knowledge gaps with robust data and evidence about the issue of pets and homelessness in the UK.

A budget of up to £10,000 is available.

Note deadline for proposals is 5th July 2024 (5pm).

See link to access the brief:

Volunteer with Canine Partners, UK

  • Canine Partners (UK) have a variety of volunteer roles working with Puppies and Dogs!
  • A great way to serve communities, and can lead to getting paid roles in the field. 
  • More info here

ASPCA Research Grants (US only)

  • Call closes: Sun. June 30, 2024, 11:59 p.m. ET
  • Awards up to $20,000-30,000
  • US institutions only
  • More info here

Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) Research Grant

  • Award: up to $150,000 
  • Deadline for applications: 8 July 2024
  • This call for proposals is open meaning the subject can be any professional field, any type of participant and any type of equine involved in a mutual interaction.
  • More info here

Postdoc in companion animal behaviour, training, and welfare at Virginia Tech, USA

  • Salary: $53,550-$65,000 or commensurate with experience
  • Applications are being accepted until position is filled.
  • Qualifications: Applicants must have completed their PhD by the starting date of the position.
  • Start date: August 2024
  • More info here