Tutor in Applied Structural Geology




Salary: £27,511 - £31,866 per annum (Grade 5)
Vacancy Number: 12093BR

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Cardiff University is a dynamic and successful multi-disciplinary centre devoted to research in the disciplines of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Applications are invited for the post of Tutor in Applied Structural Geology. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate Taught (PGT) level. Specifically, you will deliver contributions to UG Year 1 Geographic Information System (GIS), Maps and Analytical Skills (geological structures and map training) and Year 2 Structural Geology and Geophysical Investigations, plus Environmental Hazards in a Changing World at PGT level, as well as contributing appropriate case studies to over-arching modules on geoscience data analysis and professional skills in Year 2. Additionally, you will provide support for the Year 3 geoscience dissertations, the year-long professional placement modules and will be a major contributor to residential fieldwork.

The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake seminars, tutorials and group work and supervise a range of final year student projects as well as carrying out teaching-related administrative duties. Teaching contributions are within a framework of an agreed programme typically overseen by an academic member of staff. In addition, the candidate should be able to participate in other residential fieldwork and day trips as appropriate to the geoscience and geography degree programmes.

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), available from 1st September 2021 and is fixed term for 12 months.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Ian Hall, Head of School, Email: EarthHos@cardiff.ac.uk or Dr Jenny Pike, Director of Learning and Teaching, Email: Pikej@cardiff.ac.uk

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact Briony FitzGerald, email: FitzgeraldB1@cardiff.ac.uk

More information on the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences - Cardiff University

Important Notes:

Applications can only be accepted via the online system.

It is the University's policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element.

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Closing date: Wednesday 18 August 2021.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

posted: 29 July 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.