Senior Lecturer in Global Health and Biodiversity

Egham, United Kingdom
£53,168 per annum - including London Allowance
01 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Life Science and the Environment (Central)

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £53,168 per annum - including London Allowance  
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 April 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 05 May 2021
Reference:  0321-080

Full-Time, Permanent

Starting Salary is £51,034 per annum. London Allowance of £2,134 will be payable in addition to salary.

Applications are invited for a 1.0 FTE Senior Lecturer in Global and Planetary Health in the Department of Health Studies, Royal Holloway University of London. 

The successful applicant will join a new Department. The Department is located within the School of Life Sciences and the Environment, which has created this post as part of the strategic development of its work in the field of health studies. The post-holder will have a particular role in developing new PGT programming on global health and biodiversity. They will be dynamic and enthusiastic with the ability to inform and inspire students and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. 

Applicants should demonstrate appropriate expertise in global health and biodiversity, related to the potential teaching areas of the post. The applicant will make a teaching and coordination contribution mainly, but not exclusively at postgraduate levels appropriate to a 1.0 FTE workload, focusing on leading and delivering a new PGT teaching course on Global Health and Biodiversity, in partnership with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. 

We are particularly interested in the following areas of competency and experience: PGT programme leadership, management and curriculum development, delivering and organising field-based teaching and organising field trips, and successful track of external and interdisciplinary collaborations. Delivering interdisciplinary teaching and training will involve working with multiple departments and external partners such as RBG Kew. Experience in developing coherent, stimulating and globally-relevant post-graduate programmes is highly desirable. 

Specific teaching expertise in the links between human health, wellbeing and livelihoods with global environmental challenges such as climate change, food security and biodiversity loss, and/or an interest in economic and ecological approaches to managing landscapes to maximise societal benefit from nature and natural resources would be highly relevant.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Head of School, Professor Tamar Pincus on:

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0321-080
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 25 April 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 5 May 2021

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.