College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Camborne School of Mines

Lecturer in Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoclimate
(Education and Scholarship)

(Ref. P57414)

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. With a vibrant academic community (21,000+ students) we are ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality. This research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing the world today.

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. We therefore particularly welcome applications from academic staff with connections with business and community partners as well as those who are involved in projects which develop impact.

We are currently seeking a Lecturer (Education in Scholarship) in Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoclimate to contribute to teaching within Camborne School of Mines and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the College. You will have responsibility for the design, development and production of teaching and learning materials; and deliver a range of modules, fieldwork, residentials at undergraduate level, within the areas of Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoclimate. You will work with the Head of CSM, the Director of Education and the Programme Director for the Undergraduate Geology programmes to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of teaching in accordance with the College's education strategy and implementing the External Affairs strategy.

About you:

You will:

  • Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by a PhD (or demonstrable equivalent industrial experience) in Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoclimate or equivalent; and of the core knowledge relating to the academic area in order to teach and support learning on academic area modules
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of own specialism to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field.
  • Have experience of teaching in an HE environment.

What we can offer you:

  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Cornwall

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role. Please click here.

For further information, please contact Professor Stephen Hesselbo, Camborne School of Mines (01326) 253651 or

The closing date is 21 August 2017.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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