Lecturer in Sustainability Innovation Ref 6123

School/department: University of Sussex Business School, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Please note: teaching is scheduled on a full year long calendar.
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 6123
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 21 June 2021
Closing date: 29 July 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: August 2021
Expected start date: September 2021

Job description

The Business School at the University of Sussex is seeking to recruit a teaching focused Lecturer in sustainability, innovation and energy policy to work with colleagues to coordinate, develop and expand the successful Online Distance Learning (ODL) masters teaching portfolio in Sustainability and Energy Policy.

The Lecturer will contribute to the development, teaching and convenorship of Sustainable Development and Energy Policy ODL masters courses and related modules, and potentially other UG and PG courses and modules delivered on campus in the School in related areas.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a related field, and experience of interdisciplinary and social science teaching in areas related to sustainability, energy policy and related innovation and management areas. Excellent knowledge of contemporary issues and debates within the area of sustainability and energy policy is essential, as is the ability to integrate ideas from a range of areas such as, but not exclusively, policy making and analysis, mixed research methods, sustainable development, and innovation policy.

Candidates for this Education and Scholarship Pathway Lectureship should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will have a keen interest in innovative and effective teaching methods and pedagogy, be able to teach and assess both undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to departmental and university administration.

Please contact Professor Gordon MacKerron (gordon@mackerron.co.uk) for informal enquiries.

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 6123 [PDF 113.19KB]

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How to apply

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