Lecturer in Animal Biology

University of Glasgow - School of Life Sciences

Job Purpose

To undertake undergraduate teaching and associated administration as requested by the Head of School of Life Sciences or their delegate in order to contribute to School and College objectives. To undertake scholarly activities related to the development of learning and teaching.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To contribute to the teaching of Zoology and Marine and Freshwater Biology and related subject areas to science students at undergraduate levels, at Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4.
  2. To contribute to the planning, organisation and management of undergraduate teaching activities in this subject area in accordance with School strategy.
  3. To develop course content and a delivery style that promotes an integrated understanding of Zoology and Marine & Freshwater Biology and related areas, and make significant contributions to teaching in these areas.
  4. To participate in assessment and examination processes (using a variety of methods) and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.
  5. To supervise project work at undergraduate level.
  6. To provide support for students that encounter difficulties e.g. learning support/problems and contribute as an Advisor of Studies.
  7. To establish and maintain a national or international reputation for scholarship in an area related to Zoology and Marine & Freshwater Biology and external funding to sustain this reputation.
  8. To undertake School administration as requested by the Head of School.
  9. To participate in the annual Performance and Development review process in accordance with University Policy.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum.

This post is full time and is to cover maternity for at least 6 months until the substantive post holder returns from maternity leave.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Vacancy ref: 020749, Closing Date: 25 April 2018.

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