Lecturer in Evolution, Behaviour & Environment Ref 4811

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: full time or part time considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term until 31/01/22
Reference: 4811
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  23 October 2020
Closing date:  23 November 2020   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 01 January 2021

Job description

The School of Life Sciences wishes appoint a lecturer to deliver Undergraduate (BSc) and Masters (MSc) level education, with a specific focus on animal comparative physiology, vertebrate palaeontology, evolutionary biology, animal or plant ecology, plant sciences and conservation. The post will support and enhance teaching within our growing undergraduate degree programmes in Biology; Ecology, Conservation & Environment; and Zoology, and our MSc programmes. The Lecturer will provide excellent teaching and learning, including research project/dissertation supervision, lectures, workshops, field courses in the UK and abroad, and tutorials. They will contribute to the full range of marking, moderation, examination and assessment duties. The School has a particular emphasis upon high-quality assessment and feedback in support of student experience.

The Evolution, Behaviour & Environment (EBE) subject group at Sussex has strengths in ecology and conservation, social insect biology, animal behaviour and evolution. Major research initiatives include the interdisciplinary Sussex Sustainability Research Programme.

Please contact Prof Adam Eyre-Walker, Chair of the Evolution, Behaviour & Environment subject group (a.c.eyre-walker@sussex.ac.uk).for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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