Lecturer in Evolution, Behaviour & Environment Ref: 2347

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). 
Contract: Until end of August 2020
Reference2347
Salary: Grade 7 (starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum)
Grade 8 (starting at £41,526 and rising to £49,553 per annum)
Closing date: 02 December 2019 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date:As soon as possible


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).

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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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