Faculty of Science
School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Palaeontology

Employment type: Permanent
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary: 35,211 - 38,460 per annum (Lecturer)
39,609 - 48,677 per annum (Senior Lecturer)
Post number: ZZ005451
Closing date: 22 September 2019
Interview date: 8 October 2019

The School of the Environment, Geography and Geosciences is seeking to appoint two committed individuals to the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Palaeontology.

The School is based within the Faculty of Science and Health and holds strong teaching and research links with many collaborators both from within academia, industry and the public sector. The successful applicant will be passionate about education, research and innovation and be able to effectively articulate their contribution to delivering high quality services. You will join our existing team delivering first class education to students in the School.

We are seeking applicants with expertise in at least one of the following areas: vertebrate palaeontology, palaeobotany, micropalaeontology, isotopes, climate proxies, carbonate sedimentology and/or petroleum geology. The post holder will be required to design and deliver first class teaching (including fieldwork) and pastoral support to our students in addition to undertaking research and/or innovation activities at a level commensurate to their role. Their teaching contribution will draw upon their specialist expertise as well as contributing to the broad coverage of provision across our courses.

The successful applicant will be appointed on the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

For further information regarding this appointment please contact Dr Michelle Hale (Head of School) via email: michelle.hale@port.ac.uk

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit https://port.engageats.co.uk and apply on-line.

It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University's application form.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

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