Lecturer in Marine Palaeontology

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Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
£38,017 per annum
22 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Division/School: Academic Faculties

Fixed Term Contract

The School of Earth Sciences wishes to appoint a Lecturer in marine invertebrate palaeontology to assist in the delivery of its undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes for 1.5 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 or related relevant subject.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 12 December 2019. Interviews will be held January 2020.

For further information about this role please contact:

Professor Daniela Schmidt, Prof of Palaeobiology (0117) 954 5414,

Dr Mary Benton, Director of Education on (0117) 954 5373,

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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