Lecturer in Geology
EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY
Lecturer in Geology
Salary: £33,518 to £37,706 per annum
Permanent, Full Time
Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together.
You will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in Geology and very good teaching experience on undergraduate Geology/Geography programmes is essential. A background in any aspect of Geology with supporting qualifications and experience would be an advantage.
To be successful you will further enrich our student’s experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and extensive experience of working in a University environment. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within Geography and Geology.
About the Role
You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our Geology and Geography programmes, contributing to the delivery of our modules on Geology and other areas of our core curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. Applicants from any area of Geology are encouraged to apply, although expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: sedimentary geology, palaeontology, stratigraphy, structural geology, geological mapping, engineering geology and geophysics.
You will be expected to contribute to the research activities of one of our Research Units and meet the qualitative and quantitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence exercise in 2020.
We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. To support your wellbeing you are able to enjoy a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.
This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.
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We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.
The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Prof. Cherith Moses, Head of Geography at Mosesc@edgehill.ac.uk
To apply please visit: https://jobs.edgehill.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1443&forced=1
Closing Date: Sunday 4 November 2018