Teaching Fellow in EBE Ref 3545

School:  School of Life Sciences
Hours: full time
Contract: fixed term for 3 years
Reference:  3545
Salary: Grade 7 starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833 per annum
             Grade 8 starting at £39,992 and rising to £47,722 per annum
Placed on: 14 August 2018
Closing date:  13 September 2018.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

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.

We wish to appoint a Teaching Fellow with expertise and experience to deliver teaching in animal and plant ecology, plant science, conservation and evolution, and potentially related areas of genetics and molecular biology.

Expertise should include fieldwork skills and the capability to teach, organise and lead multiple residential field course either in the UK or internationally. Ability to supervise B.Sc. or M.Sc. level student research projects would also be beneficial.

The post will offer opportunities for professional development including module leadership, the appointee will be expected to have or obtain a PGCertHE (including time allowed for study), and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

An overview of research within the EBE subject can be found at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/ebe/research/environment

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 3545 [PDF 160.87KB]

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

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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