Lecturer in Applied Ecology / Environmental Sciences

Medway, United Kingdom
£35,333 to £40,931
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Agriculture, Health and Environment

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £35,333 to £40,931
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Friday 03 February 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 16 February 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3741

Do you have what it takes to develop the next generation of Environmental Scientists and contribute to research and enterprise in Environmental Sciences, Applied Ecology and Green Biology?

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI – of the University of Greenwich carries out specialised research, teaching, training and consultancy with a focus on food, agriculture, the environment and sustainable livelihoods.  

NRI is currently expanding its team of staff delivering its taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Biology, Ecology and the Environmental Sciences. NRI currently offers MSc Programmes in Agriculture for Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Change, as well as a BSc programme in Environmental Science and contributing to a BSc in Biology. NRI is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Ecology / Environmental Sciences to contribute to these taught programmes, including the supervision of MSc and BSc projects. In addition, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will develop research or enterprise activities in related areas. NRI laboratory and greenhouse facilities support teaching and research activities in these areas and NRI collaborates extensively internationally in both teaching and research.  

NRI’s work is globally respected and has won many awards including a recent Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education. The Institute is located at the University’s vibrant Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime, Kent. The successful candidate will preferably have some experience of teaching in a higher education environment, some experience of research in Environmental Sciences, Applied Ecology, Conservation Biology, Wildlife biology or Green Biology or experience of applying these skills in the field.  

For informal enquiries, please contact the Head of Department (Prof Richard Hopkins  (

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