Teaching Fellow - School of Earth Sciences

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£42,418 - £47,722
22 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Bristol, School of Earth Sciences, is seeking to recruit a full time Teaching Fellow to join the world leading Bristol Palaeobiology research group. We are seeking an energetic and committed teacher with experience of delivering excellent palaeobiology/geology/zoology teaching (classroom, laboratory and field-based teaching and undergraduate and/or postgraduate project supervision) in a higher education setting, with an up-to-date knowledge of current topics and methods in palaeobiology.

You will be expected to take strategic oversight of the teaching and management of the BSc/MSci Palaeobiology and Evolution and the MSc Palaeobiology degrees in the role of Programme Director. You will be required to develop and deliver lectures and laboratory sessions, lead field trips and devise and supervise student research projects. Central to these roles is support for students’ academic progress, coordination and delivery of small group tutorials, and marking of formative and summative assessments.

You will also be expected to develop their teaching skills and materials and be willing to innovate and undertake training as required.

Applicants will have an undergraduate degree and a PhD in Palaeobiology/Geology/Zoology or a related subject.

Deadline for applications: 24 June 2018, interviews will be held on 26th July 2018.

For further information about this role please contact:
Professor Daniela Schmidt, Head of Palaeobiology (0117) 954 5414,

Professor Emily Rayfield, Director of Palaeobiology undergraduate programmes (0117) 3941210,
Dr Mary Benton, Director of Education on (0117) 954 5373,

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.