|Salary:||£41,130 to £52,056 p.a. Grade I|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
If you are considering joining NTU as a Senior Lecturer you will benefit from our Senior Lecturer Career Framework, which recognises and rewards you based on your performance, contribution and achievement, and offers the opportunity of faster salary progression compared to the industry average.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer in Conservation Biology (Species Recovery), within the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science at our Brackenhurst Campus. You will lead our internationally renouned postgraduate taught courses in Endangered Species Recovery and Conservation. These courses are delivered in collaboration with the Durrell Conservation Academy and consider in situ and ex situ recovery planning and action for endangered animal species from an international perspective, training a new generation of conservation scientists. Taught subjects you will be expected to lead or contribute to include the following:
You will be an established conservation biologist with expertise in the conservation of animal species. You will have established links with conservation organisations and a proven track record of research and/or practice activity that will complement the activity of the School. You will draw on this experience to inspire students, enrich your teaching and support student research. It is essential that you have experience of developing and running educational field courses and the teaching of practical field skills relevant animal conservation and species recovery planning. You will be an experienced and highly motivated academic, able to demonstrate and evidence a track record of excellence in teaching in higher education, ideally hold a higher education teaching qualification and be at least a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
You are expected to be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively to a wide academic audience. You will play an active role in team development and be able to work effectively with others as a member of the academic team, periodically reviewing and developing the MSc and MRes Endangered Species Recovery and Conservations courses in line with sector developments and demands, as well as contributing to the course portfolio development of the Department. Course leadership will require you to work with the academic team and in collaboration with Departmental management to ensure the successful delivery of the courses, evidenced by metrics that will include student recruitment, student satisfaction, student progressionand achievement and graduate outcomes.
This appointment is at senior lecturer level initially, but established mechanisms exist for promotion to professorial level based on performance criteria related to research, practice and/or scholarly standing and achievement.
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Interview date: TBA
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Dr Kelly Yarnell, Principal Lecturer and Courses Manager, Animal and Equine Science, on +44 (0)115 8485361, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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