Faculty of Natural Sciences
School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Lecturer in Geoscience


Salary: Grade 7a 33,943-39,324 / Grade 8 40,523-48,327

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a turnover in excess of 134 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a team of staff in Keele University's School of Geography, Geology and the Environment. Keele University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Geoscience, the post will be available from July 2017. Applications are welcome individuals committed to high quality teaching and research in Geoscience and who have interests that complement our research strengths in this area, while broadening the scope of our teaching expertise.

Candidates will be expected to contribute to the delivery of our undergraduate programmes in Geology, Geoscience and MGeoscience as well as our MSc course in 'Geoscience Research'. In addition, you will teach on other undergraduate and postgraduate degree pathways, as appropriate. The post-holder will also be expected to possess an excellent track record of innovative research, and will have the potential to develop and/or maintain internationally competitive research, underpinned by publications and grant success, that complements our existing research strengths in geoscience. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise that link to our research themes in Applied and Environmental Geophysics, Basin Dynamics and Petrology in order to strengthen existing expertise at Keele and contribute to the longer-term development of our research in one or more of these areas.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a geoscience-related discipline and will have a strong commitment to delivering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, including supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects, and the development and delivery of field courses. The post-holder will have the skills, enthusiasm and flexibility for teaching across a wide range of geoscience-related topics, and will also contribute to recruitment activities and administrative duties within our geoscience programmes.

The successful candidate will join the growing and highly successful School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, which has a thriving, expanding Geology/Geoscience section that has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes in geoscience.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Stuart Egan, Head of School, tel: 01782 733174; email s.s.egan@keele.ac.uk or Dr. Ian Stimpson (Senior Lecturer in Geophysics; Course Director: Geology & Geoscience), tel: 01782 733182; email i.g.stimpson@keele.ac.uk

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce. We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role as currently under-represented.

Closing date for applications: 8 June 2017.

Post Ref: KU00000480

For full post details please visit: www.keele.ac.uk/vacancies

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