Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - School of Biological Sciences

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


School of Biological Sciences

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer


The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will further the academic achievement and impact of the environmental modelling team by publishing high-impact journal publications, contributing to the impact of the team by engaging in wider networks, industry collaborations (where appropriate) and public / policy engagement, and by attracting sustainable research income for the team/School.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in environmental science, biology, modelling, mathematics, engineering, computer science, social science or related disciplines and will have a track record of high impact publications and of attracting research funding.

The successful candidate will have a track record of publishing in high-impact journals and in attracting research funding and will have / or be willing to develop wider impact from their work. They will be an independent researcher, but one who relishes collaboration in a stimulating, dynamic environment.  

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 or 8 salary scale (£41,526 - £59,135 per annum, pro rata) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a probation period.

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Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliot-Jones, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273757 or email for further information.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 December 2019

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact

Prof Graeme Paton University of Aberdeen

01224 273834

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Graeme Paton

Please quote reference number SBS075A on all correspondence

The School of Biological Sciences welcomes a diverse working environment and recognises the benefits this can bring.  The School is keen to receive applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics (race, gender, disability, gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, religion/belief, pregnancy/maternity, marriage/civil partnership).

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The University’s commitment to gender equality has been recognised through the achievement of an Athena SWAN Bronze award.  The University is also a Stonewall Diversity Champion to further LGBT equality and a Disability Committed Employer recognising our commitment to supporting disabled staff and students.

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.