Teaching Fellow in Applied Geophysics and Petroleum Geology

University of Leeds - School of Earth and Environment

Fixed-Term for 18 months, as the post requires specialist skills for a limited period; latest start date 1 January 2018.

Are you a capable and ambitious teacher or trainer looking for your next challenge? Do you have the skills and experience to contribute to programmes in geophysics and petroleum geoscience at a leading Russell Group university?

Working with staff across the Institute of Applied Geoscience (IAG), you will have the opportunity to support and deliver teaching in Geology and Geophysics both at undergraduate and MSc levels and specifically on modules in applied geophysics and petroleum geology including seismic interpretation, applied geophysical methods, and petroleum geology. You will work collaboratively with colleagues on each module team, as well as taking responsibility for your own teaching workload. Specifically you will be responsible for preparing, delivering, and assessing teaching on the following programmes: Geological Sciences BSc, Structural Geology with Geophysics MSc, and Exploration Geophysics MSc.

With a first degree in Geology or Geophysics or other cognate subject, you will also have significant industrial experience, or a PhD, in a relevant area of Geology or Geophysics that is cognate with the modules that are being delivered on the programmes. Additionally you will have experience as a teacher or training provider in relevant applied geophysics and/or petroleum geology areas, and experience using geoscience industrial software and programming. Experience of the design, development, and delivery of teaching materials in a Higher Education setting is desirable.

You will also have the experience to supervise MSc projects in applied geophysics and petroleum geoscience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Richard Collier, Senior Lecturer in Sedimentology/Tectonics, Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5211, email: R.E.L.Collier@leeds.ac.uk

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