Lecturer in Earth Sciences

Durham (County) (GB)
30 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Earth Sciences

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Lecturer in Earth Sciences, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

Whatever your chosen field of geoscience research, this is an exciting opportunity to pursue international recognition and deliver world-class teaching. Within our broad-ranging department, you will enjoy a variety of important responsibilities - from raising research funding, to recruiting and supervising postgraduate students and postdoctoral research staff. We will encourage you to develop your own research groups and explore the full potential fro your research to make an impact. Meanwhile, undergraduates will look to you for large and small group teaching, supervision and advice.

To join us, you will need a good first degree and a doctorate in Earth Science. We will expect your research to date to demonstrate potential either to shape the disciplinary agenda, or to create public benefit in terms of individual, societal or economic wellbeing. An enthusiastic teacher, with excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach, you have everything it takes to be an ambassador for the department. 

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.