UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Marine Biology

Location
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire (GB)
Posted
07 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL/SECTION

LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN MARINE BIOLOGY

REF: SBS064A

The School of Biological Sciences is seeking to recruit two posts in marine biology, at lecturer or senior lecturer level.  Applications from researchers which complement and augment existing departmental strengths in marine biology, ecology and conservation are welcome. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD and recent high-quality publications that are of international quality in terms of originality, significance and rigour.  They should also have a clear research vision for the future of their field of expertise.

Applications are invited from candidates who can demonstrate an excellent research profile, as evidenced by publications in leading academic conferences and journals. Candidates must also demonstrate the potential for sustaining a funded research programme at the University of Aberdeen and be familiar with the UK funding landscape.

For a Senior Lecturer position, candidates should demonstrate a sustained track record of successful grant applications, research student supervision and undergraduate/taught postgraduate teaching.

For appointments made at Lecturer level salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£40,792 - £48,676 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

For appointments made at Senior Lecturer Level, salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 8 salary scale (£51,630 - £58,089 per annum) with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

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

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here

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 qualifications and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Marian Elliott-Jones, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273757 or email m.elliott-jones@abdn.ac.uk for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18 September 2019 

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact 
Professor Graeme Paton, Head of School
01224 273834
sbsrecruitment@abdn.ac.uk 
or 
Professor Michelle Pinard, Director of Teaching
01224 274110
sbsrecruitment@abdn.ac.uk 

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Paton/ Pinard 
Please quote reference number SBS064A on all correspondence. 

The School of Biological Sciences embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.