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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Palaeontology

University of Portsmouth - School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £35,211 to £48,677
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th August 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: ZZ005451

Faculty of Science

Salary:  £35,211 - £38,460 per annum (Lecturer)

£39,609 - £48,677 per annum (Senior Lecturer) 

Interview date:  8 October 2019

The School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences is seeking to appoint two committed individuals to the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Palaentology

The School is based within the Faculty of Science and Health and holds strong teaching and research links with many collaborators both from within academia, industry and the public sector.  The successful applicant will be passionate about education, research and innovation and be able to effectively articulate their contribution to delivering high quality services. You will join our existing team delivering first class education to students in the School.

We are seeking applicants with expertise in at least one of the following areas: vertebrate palaeontology, palaeobotany, micropalaeontology, isotopes, climate proxies, carbonate sedimentology and/or petroleum geology. The post holder will be required to design and deliver first class teaching (including fieldwork) and pastoral support to our students in addition to undertaking research and/or innovation activities at a level commensurate to their role. Their teaching contribution will draw upon their specialist expertise as well as contributing to the broad coverage of provision across our courses.

The successful applicant will be appointed on the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

For further information regarding this appointment please contact Dr Michelle Hale (Head of School) via email:

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  

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