Lecturer in Evolution, Behaviour & Environment Ref 1483

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.8 FTE. Requests for flexible working
options will be considered (subject to business need).
For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link - flexible-working
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 1483
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £33,199 to £39,609 per annum pro rata, or Grade 8 starting at £40,792 to £48,677 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 19 July 2019
Closing date: 20 August 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: September 2019

Job description

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.

The School of Life Sciences wishes appoint a lecturers to deliver Undergraduate (BSc) and Masters (MSc) level education, with a specific focus on animal or plant ecology, plant sciences, conservation or evolution. The posts will support and enhance teaching within our growing undergraduate degree programmes in Biology; Ecology, Conservation & Environment; and Zoology, and our MSc programmes. The Lecturers 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.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Prof Paul Graham, Chair of the Board of Study for Evolution, Behaviour & Environment (p.r.graham@sussex.ac.uk) or Prof Sarah Guthrie, Head of School, School of Life Sciences (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, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) 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

 The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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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.

Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of teaching interests and experience (not more than 2 pages), and the names of three academic referees.

Email your completed application, CV, a statement of teaching interests and experience, 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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