Lecturer in Ecology and Animal Biology (Education & Scholarship) Ref 7873
School/department: School of Life Sciences; Dept of Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). This will include lecturing and teaching on residential field courses in the UK and internationally.
Contract: Fixed term until 31 August 2026
Salary: Starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time, depending on experience.
Placed on: 09 May 2022
Closing date: 01 June 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 15 June 2022
Expected start date: 01 August 2022
The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.
We are seeking an Education-focussed Lecturer A (Grade 7) in Biology with expertise in Ecology and Conservation Science, or Animal Behaviour and Comparative Physiology, to deliver and contribute to the design of high-quality teaching programmes at all levels from Foundation (level 3) to Masters (level 7), including student research projects and residential field courses.
The appointee will join a strong teaching team in the Evolution, Behaviour and Environment (EBE) Dept. in the School of Life Sciences, which runs BSc. and M.Sci. Courses in Ecology & Conservation, Zoology and Biology, and M.Res/M.Sc. Courses in Conservation Biology and Animal Behaviour. The Dept uses a range of teaching methods, and there will be opportunities for Professional Development including Membership of the Higher Education Academy, and a PGC-HE. Teaching is research led and reflects the Departments’ expertise in Conservation Science, Animal Behaviour, Evolution and Neuroscience.
The School of Life Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and providing an inclusive working environment. The School currently holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award, has developed a Race Equity Action Plan and hosts an active Equality, Diversity and Inclusion working group.
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