Teaching Fellow in Geology

University of Leicester - Geology

Fixed term 03 January 2017 to 30 September 2017.

The University of Leicester is a world-leading institution, marked by a belief in the synergy of research and teaching. With over 23,000 students, including 4,300 from overseas, and 3,800 staff, including over 1,200 active researchers, we believe a university should empower, inspire and innovate. Under the leadership of our new President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Boyle, the University is entering an exciting new phase of development with an ambitious and transformative agenda for 2020 and beyond.

We are looking for a first class teacher in the field of Palaeobiology, who will deliver high-quality teaching, including practical classes and fieldwork at all levels and be able to demonstrate the ability to develop innovative teaching methods. A strong commitment to teaching is essential and you will support the work of the Department in developing and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University.

You will hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in Geology or Palaeobiology, or have relevant research experience as well as experience of teaching or demonstrating in practical classes and on field courses.

Click here to see the Job Summary for this position.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Richard England on hodgeol@le.ac.uk

Applications must be received by midnight on the closing date above.

We anticipate that assessments will take place on 29 November 2016.

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