Lecturer in Energy Geoscience - D163771A

Faculty/Services: Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit: Natural and Environmental Sciences
Sub Unit: Ecosystems Services
Staff Category: Academic (non-clinical)
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours of Work: Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £35,210 - £43,266 per annum (Lecturer Grade F)
£40,792 - £54,765 per annum (Lecturer Grade G)
Closing Date: 29 November 2018

The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences has a Lectureship position available in the field of energy geoscience. You will undertake independent research of an international standard to align with Newcastle University's One Planet vision.

You will be an enthusiastic individual with expertise compatible with the group's research in basin analysis, sedimentary geology and/or 3-D seismic data analysis. You will have a good Bachelor's or Master's degree and a PhD (or equivalent) in a closely related discipline. Expertise in your field must be complemented with a strong research record and/or proven potential to deliver both research and teaching of the highest quality. You should demonstrate a willingness to develop your leadership, research and teaching career within a successful and supportive research environment.

You must be a highly motivated, aspiring individual with an oil and gas industry background. You will be expected to establish your own area of research, building synergies with our existing projects (the ReFINE project and the UK Shale Gas Landscape project). You will have excellent project management skills and an ability to engage with non-academic stakeholders (e.g. industry, government and the public) at a local and international level.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

This post is available for an initial 36 months with a view to make it open-ended.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor David Manning:
Email david.manning@newcastle.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)191 208 6610.

Interviews are on 12th December 2018

Follow these links for further information: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/nes/research/earth-ocean-planetary/#ourresearch , https://www.ncl.ac.uk/nes/ , http://www.refine.org.uk/

posted: 05 November 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.