|Salary:||£43,155 to £54,421 p.a. Grade H|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
The School of Applied Sciences runs a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the conservation and environmental sciences. This includes the BSc (Hons) and MSci Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science, BSc (Hons) and MSci Environmental Science, MSc Applied Wildlife Conservation, MRes Applied Sciences and the new MSc Conservation Leadership.
About the vacancy:
We have a vacancy to join the School of Applied Sciences as a Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science. The post holder will support students on our conservation and environmental science programmes, by contributing to teaching and learning, and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects across the discipline.
Depending on their experience, we anticipate the successful candidate will lead our exciting new MSc in Conservation Leadership. Occasionally, our lecturers will also be required to support teaching teams in other programmes within the School (e.g. Biological Sciences).
It is also expected that the post holder will contribute to research within the School, including within one of its research centres, such as the Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB).
This is a full-time permanent post. Preference will be given to applicants who can deliver teaching across the broad conservation and environmental sciences with an expertise relevant to our conservation courses. Successful applicants will also have experience of leading, managing and the successful implementation of conservation initiatives. A growing research profile that aligns with research within the School would be an advantage.
Candidates will be expected to have a science-based PhD relevant to conservation science or, if from a professional practice background, a Masters qualification together with significant professional practice experience.
We are looking for candidates with a background in and broad knowledge of conservation science who can deliver teaching on the MSc Conservation Leadership and on our other conservation courses and lead field trips.
They should have experience of teaching and assessment at an HEI. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate experience of devising and delivering teaching, including experience of leadership at a module/programme level.
The successful candidate will be supported in this role by an experienced senior lecturer as a mentor. Candidates will be expected to undertake the PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE, unless they have already obtained it. The School provides staff development funds to support personal and subject related training for academic staff.
This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further.
In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:
If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Subject Lead Andy Ridgway: Andy.firstname.lastname@example.org or Head of School Dr Lyn Newton: Lyn.email@example.com.
The University’s normal practice is that new appointments will be made at the starting point of the grade.
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