Lecturer in Marine Micropalaeontology

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £38,460 per annum
07 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Division/School School of Earth Sciences
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37,345 - £38,460 per annum
Closing date for applications 18-Oct-2018

The School of Earth Sciences wishes to appoint a Lecturer in marine micropaleontology to assist in the delivery of its undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes for 2.5 years. The successful candidate will work with the Undergraduate Director of Education and with the Programme Director of Geology and Paleobiology to assist in the delivery of Earth Science, predominantly marine micropalaeontology and sedimentology and in the delivery of tutorial support. The Post holder will offer MSc and MSci projects across Geology, Environmental Geosciences and Paleobiology.

The postholder will be expected to deliver lectures and laboratory sessions and lead seminar discussions during term time, to train practical demonstrators in conjunction with the technical team, to accompany field classes with some of the latter overlapping into vacations, and to act as a personal tutor. The postholder will be expected to deliver materials in a stimulating and innovative manner and will have the opportunity to engage with the CREATE training programme, the professional development scheme for academics.

Applicants will have an undergraduate degree and a PhD in Earth Sciences, Biology or related relevant subject.

It is anticipated interviews will be held on 26th October 2018.

Please note that due to the short advertising period we will not meet the requirement as part of the labour market test for an overseas national without permission to work in the UK.

For further information about this role please contact:
Professor Daniela Schmidt, Head of Palaeobiology (0117) 954 5414,
Dr Mary Benton, Director of Education on (0117) 954 5373,

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