Teaching Fellow in Geology

Southampton, United Kingdom
£34,314 to £41,931 Per annum
14 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Geology & Geophysics

Location:  National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary:   £34,314 to £41,931 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 31 August 2025
Closing Date:  Monday 03 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2211223HN

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to contribute to the development and teaching of Geology modules at undergraduate levels. Your contribution will be central to delivery, assessment and student support across our growing Geology and Environmental Geoscience programmes. The ideal candidate will have a potential disciplinary focus across hard rock petrology, volcanology, structural geology or geological mapping. Your skills in digital geoscience (particularly GIS) will be much welcomed in the role.

The School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) is based at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton Waterfront Campus, a hub for world-class facilities and marine technology. Based in the Geology and Geophysics Research Group, you will join a dynamic team of geologists, geophysicists, oceanographers, and biologists delivering high quality, interactive curricula across all areas of the School’s portfolio. The Geology and Geophysics Research Group is renowned for its expertise the evolution of plate tectonics, geohazard assessment, coastal erosion processes and quantitative geoscience approaches to Earth science problems.

This is a full time, fixed term post of 2 years starting around September 1st 2023. 

You will have teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level. Experience of field teaching and data analysis for a broad range of students would be desirable. You will have a PhD (to include thesis submission or awaiting viva) or equivalent professional qualification. 

You will receive a competitive benefits package including access to the University's Superannuation Scheme (USS), generous holiday allowance, and subsidised health and fitness facilities. 

We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, individuals who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability, or illness. We hold a departmental Athena SWAN bronze award coupled to an institutional silver award and support employees who wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Thomas Ezard, Deputy Head of School (Education) by email:

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at If you are currently studying on a VISA within the UK, please do ensure that the VISA allows you to work in the UK. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call the HR Recruitment Team on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email

Please quote reference 2211223HN on all correspondence.