Permanent Lecturer (Teaching) in Earth Sciences

Salary £48,614 - £57,041 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Start date: 1st September 2023

About us

The Department of Earth Sciences at UCL runs undergraduate degree programmes (BSc/MSci) in Geology, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, and Environmental Geosciences, as well as postgraduate taught Masters programmes (MSc) in Geophysical Hazards and Geoscience, with an intake of ~60-100 undergraduate and ~60 MSc students per year. We are seeking a Lecturer (Teaching) to undertake the role of Undergraduate Tutor and be a first point of contact for students, including providing pastoral support and academic advice to students as part of the Undergraduate (and Personal) Tutor role. They will assist with delivering our taught programmes (particularly in areas such as environmental geoscience, applied environmental monitoring and mapping, hazards, remote sensing, climate).

About the role

The role will entail supervision of independent research projects, supervision of fieldwork mapping, contribution to fieldtrips, and facilitation of teaching-related policies and processes initiated by the Faculty and the College. This is a significantly student facing role, and as such would require 80-100% attendance onsite during term time. Our Department is a very friendly and welcoming place to work, with many opportunities for career development within an exciting and dynamic teaching and research environment.

About you

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant area of Earth Sciences and a strong practical and theoretical background in environmental geosciences, hazards or climate. They will also have experience of designing and developing teaching materials, including virtual and blended learning and experience of student assessment and marking protocols.

To apply please go to Search Jobs University College London ( and search for advert (B04-03604)

posted: 06 April 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.