Lecturer in Wildlife and Conservation Management

Dumfries and Galloway (GB)
£32,526 - £39,793 per annum
16 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Lecturer in Wildlife & Conservation Management

Type:  Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £32,526 - £39,793 per annum (under review)

Location: SRUC Barony Campus, Dumfries

REF: ASWF/ILM/023/22

Closing Date: 24 October 2022

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.  Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

Are you an ecologist involved in conservation or habitat management, with surveying skills and/or experience of upland conservation management? Are you interested in helping students learn these skills?

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Wildlife & Conservation Management team at SRUC’s Barony Campus.

A working knowledge of current issues relating to Wildlife and Conservation Management is essential and practical ecology, GIS/remote sensing and conservation management skills are desirable. Prior work experience in education/research or upland conservation management will be an advantage.

Key responsibilities of the Lecturer will include:

  • Contributing to the development and delivery of a vibrant programme of growth for SRUC’s wildlife & conservation education and training capability in the South and West Faculty; Providing guidance and support to enable learners from all sections of the community to be included in education and achieve their potential as successful learners and future citizens; Planning and preparing an engaging, inclusive learning experience to progress learning, working both independently and cooperatively with others where relevant Ensuring that the education and learning programmes meet as a minimum the relevant Quality Assurance requirements, including the compilation and submission of internal and external data and reports as required; Working with the Programme Team Leader to help identify opportunities to further develop the academic portfolio for national and international recruitment; Contributing, where relevant, to the delivery of wider wildlife and environmental management related training and education activities, including assisting with the development of a good working relationship with colleagues that have relevant interests (e.g. across the Integrated Land Management Department).

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the APPLY link.       

Closing date: 24th October 2022                      

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SRUC is committed to valuing Diversity, advancing Equality and respecting Human Rights throughout the organisation and encouraging applications from disabled people using the “Disability Confident Employer” symbol. SRUC is a member of the Athena SWAN charter.

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Further information

Please read the Job Particulars Document before proceeding with your application.


To apply for this role, please use the SRUC online application system. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.