Teaching Fellow

School/department: School of Life Sciences - Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology 
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 2042
Salary: starting at £32,004 and rising to £38,183 per annum
Closing date:  14 June 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: 1 September 2017

Job description

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex seeks to appoint an outstanding individual to deliver innovative teaching in first and second year B.Sc modules in Cell Biology and Plant Science. The appointment is for two years, to cover the secondment of another member of the Subject Group.

The teaching should be suited to students taking the School’s degrees B.Sc. and M.Sci. degrees in Biology, Zoology and Environment and Ecology. In addition the post may include support for M.Sc. and M.Res. courses in Animal Behaviour, Evolution, and Conservation, and field-course teaching. A part-time appointment is possible.

The School is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014, with an impressive profile across a broad range of subjects; particular strengths include Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and Genome Damage and Stability.

Potential candidates are encouraged make informal contact with the Chair of the Evolution, Behaviour and Environment subject, Professor Daniel Osorio, (d.osorio@sussex.ac.uk ) or the Deputy Head of the School of Life Sciences, Professor Sarah Guthrie (s.guthrie@sussex.ac.uk ).

The School is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award. Applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in science and engineering at Sussex.

The School of Life Sciences welcomes applications to academic posts from candidates who wish to work part-time or as job-sharers.

The University offers various schemes to provide real benefits to parents, these can be found at Family Friendly Policies

Download our job description and person specification Ref 2042 [PDF 129.39KB]

How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 162.50KB] fill in all sections.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees.

Email your completed application and personal details and equal opportunities form to lifescirecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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