Lecturer in Earth Sciences - AC2012SB

University of St Andrews - School of Geography & Geosciences - Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a Lectureship-level appointment from outstanding individuals who utilise field-based research to address fundamental questions about Earth System behaviour and evolution. We welcome individuals whose research spans one or more of tectonics, structural and metamorphic geology, volcanology, Earth system modelling, Earth resources, palaeontology, sedimentary geology, and stratigraphy. The successful candidate will complement our vibrant research groups in Global Change, Solid Earth and Planetary Science, Geobiology, Economic Geology and Energy, and Earth Surface Processes, and will be expected to develop externally funded, innovative and impactful research programmes.

Our analytical facilities are outstanding and underpin research at the forefront of isotope geochemistry and biogeochemistry. Our work is complemented by collaborations with researchers in the Schools of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and the Environmental Change research group in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development, as well as with the Scottish Oceans Institute, the European Marine Biology Research Centre, the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, and the Centre for Advanced Materials.

More information about the Department can be found at http://earthsci.st-andrews.ac.uk/ and informal enquiries should be directed to: Dr Tony Prave (ap13@st-andrews.ac.uk).

Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Science posts at the University. You can find out more about Equality and Diversity at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk.hr.edi/.

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter (see http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/). 

Please quote ref:  AC2012SB

Further Particulars:  AC2012SB FPs.pdf

Start: 1 June 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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