Keele University -School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
(3-Year Fixed-Term; 0.5 FTE)
Salary: Grade 7 £30,122 (pro rata to £15,061)
We wish to appoint a three-year, fixed-term Teaching Fellow in Environment and Sustainability (0.5 FTE) which results from the continued growth and development of Environmental Science and Sustainability at Keele, and will provide replacement teaching and teaching support for a member of staff taking on additional University responsibilities. Applications are welcomed from dynamic and enthusiastic individuals committed to high quality teaching and who have background and interests in Environmental Science and Sustainability-related fields.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the delivery of our undergraduate programmes in Applied Environmental Science and Environment and Sustainability, in addition to contributions to the Geography and Physical Geography degree pathways, as appropriate. The successful candidate will also be involved in supporting an existing collaboration with Nanjing Xiaozhuang University in China, particularly through the use of e-learning technologies, and pastoral and academic support of students. The successful candidate will also be involved in the administration and support of field courses as part of the Applied Environmental Science and Environment and Sustainability programmes, and involved with the supervision of undergraduate independent research projects. Applications from candidates with experience of working in any area of Environmental Science and Sustainability will be considered, but are particularly welcome from candidates with a strong interdisciplinary background and commitment and passion for sustainability.
This post is part of a recent significant growth in sustainability activity at Keele during a time of expansion of environmental science and environment and sustainability teaching, research and outreach. This post provides an exciting opportunity for a candidate seeking to develop a career in this area and presents many new opportunities while working as part of a vibrant and committed highly interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate will have, or be close to completing, a higher degree in an environmental science/sustainability-related discipline and will have a strong commitment to delivering high quality undergraduate programmes, including lectures, field and lab-based teaching, marking, project supervision, programme administration and pastoral support for students. The post-holder will have the skills, enthusiasm and flexibility for teaching across a range of Environmental Science and Sustainability topics, and will also contribute to recruitment activities and administrative duties within Environmental Science and Sustainability.
The position is available immediately for a fixed term of 3 years.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Stuart Egan, Head of School, Tel: 01782 733174; firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Zoe Robinson, University Director of Education for Sustainability and Programme Director for Environment and Sustainability, Tel: 01782 734303; email@example.com
Full job packs are available from Human Resources Department, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, fax: 01782 583471, email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.keele.ac.uk/depts/uso/hr/cwisvacs.htm
Please quote post reference: OR12/25UK
Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2012
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