Lecturer in Natural Science, School of Geography and Environmental Science with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Location: Campus Highfield

Salary: £39,739 to £50,296 Per year
Full time, permanent

Closing Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Date of interview: be confirmed

Reference: 1707722WR

Associate professor and lecturer in natural sciences

University of Southampton

Play your part in tackling some of the world’s most complex natural science challenges.

Based within the highly respected University of Southampton, the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences (FELS) offers an exceptional interdisciplinary learning experience in which students can select modules from multiple schools. The schools of Marine and Earth Sciences, Biological Sciences, Geography and Environmental Sciences, and Psychology all sit under this umbrella, and it is here that you might find a unique challenge. We are currently looking for an Associate Professor and three Lecturers to join our team, working together to provide exceptional learning and research opportunities on our Natural Science program.

If you join us at Associate Professor level, you will take the lead in this ambitious program, while pursuing relevant research activities within the School of Marine and Earth Sciences. By focusing on solving environmental and societal challenges, you will ensure that we maintain our global reputation for excellence by making full use of our world-class facilities at the National Center for Oceanography, Southampton to develop a portfolio of original research projects . By setting the team’s strategic goals, you will attract funding and share your knowledge with national and international peers.

You will have the exciting opportunity to coordinate and redesign the natural science curriculum. You will also help students prepare for successful careers in science, engineering, industry, business, politics and government by delivering lectures*, tutorials, practicals and seminars. With a PhD in a relevant field, you will have a strong reputation for research and extensive teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This will include course module design and curriculum development, as well as demonstrable mentoring capabilities.

1707522HN Associate Professor of Natural Sciences – University of Southampton Recruitment (soton.ac.uk)

If you join us as a Lecturer, you will provide a cutting-edge education to natural science students at all levels, while simultaneously conducting impactful research in one of three areas: biological sciences, geography and environmental sciences, or psychology. As a prestigious Russell Group university, our reputation for delivering both high quality teaching and research has resulted in a number of impressive claims. The School of Biological Sciences has always been ranked 2n/a for student satisfaction (in 2020 and 2021), while the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences is currently ranked 5and in the Guardian for our educational offerings, and has research partnerships that span 78 countries. The School of Psychology also succeeds with access to purpose-built facilities, and the team works collaboratively across government departments and with the support of strategic partners in government and industry.

Within one of these schools, you will give lectures, tutorials, practical work and seminars, and you will enjoy working directly with students and identifying how you can help them achieve even more in their studies. . With a PhD in a relevant discipline, we expect you to have teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and you will have well-developed entrepreneurial and research abilities.

If you would like to apply for a position in the School of Biological Sciences, please apply here 1706622BJ Lecturer in Natural Sciences (School of Biological Sciences) – University of Southampton Recruitment (soton.ac.uk)

If you would like to apply for a position in the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences, please click apply below

If you are interested in applying for a position in the School of Psychology, please apply here 1707822JW Lecturer in Natural Sciences (School of Psychology) – University of Southampton Recruitment (soton.ac.uk)

We celebrate an innovative workplace where our team is encouraged to pursue their most ambitious ideas. Join us in our work and you will be exposed to career-defining research challenges and help our graduates play their part in building a better future.

The University of Southampton is committed to fostering a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates and particularly encourage applications from candidates from groups that are underrepresented in academic positions at the University, including but not limited to: people from black and minority; and people with disabilities. The University is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and a range of family-friendly policies, and we encourage staff to apply for flexible working. We are a Disability Confident Employer and the University is one of the founding signatories of the Athena SWAN Charter and holds a silver level Athena SWAN award. We are signatories to the Concordat to support the career development of researchers and can offer career development and mentoring opportunities.

For more information, visit this page: https://talentedu.com/uos/natsci/

For an informal discussion of any of these opportunities, please contact Professor Jon Bull, FELS Dean, at [email protected], or Professor Sarah Stevenage, FELS Associate Dean Education, at [email protected] .uk.

*The modality of teaching delivery will naturally depend on the state of the Covid-19 pandemic and local conditions, but it is expected that the majority of teaching during the 2022/23 academic session will be in person. The University has clear guidelines and plans to transition from online to in-person instruction as needed. The primary concern underlying all of these plans is the safety of staff and students.

This position is offered on a permanent full-time basis.

Application procedure

You must submit your completed online application form to https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you require assistance please call Michelle (Human Resources Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email [email protected] Please quote reference 1707722WR in all correspondence .


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