Job details

College

College of Science and Engineering

Responsible to

Head of Discipline

Location

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Salary

£33,309 to £40,927 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 30 January 2022

Contract type

Permanent

Post type

Full-time

Reference

0543-21

About the role

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Spatial Ecology and Bioscience with a focus on the application of GIS to solving environmental issues.  

You will be committed to high quality research-led teaching and will be expected to contribute to a range of fundamental and specialist modules. Teaching experience and a student-centred approach is essential, fellowship of Advance HE and/or an appropriate teaching qualification is also desirable. You will also contribute to the disciplines research profile through peer-reviewed publications, generation of research income and research student supervision.

You will join a highly committed and expanding team providing a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the biological and environmental sciences. Whilst this role will focus on spatial ecology, the ability and willingness to contribute to other elements of our teaching portfolio is highly desirable.    

Further information can be provided on request, while informal enquires may be addressed to Dr Andrew Ramsey (Head of Environmental Sciences) Email: A.Ramsey@derby.ac.uk

Principal accountabilities

Learning / Teaching

  1. Effectively teach and facilitate learning on a range of subjects / modules within the subject area on undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and other programmes.
  2. Ensure that knowledge from research and scholarly activities informs and enhances learning and teaching, as well as extending it to appropriate external activities such as knowledge transfer activities.
  3. Participate effectively in the assessment process, including the setting, marking and moderation of student work, providing constructive feedback and ensuring it is in accordance with quality assurance procedures.
  4. Participate in the continuing review and development of module/programme delivery, incorporating innovative study modes, learning environments and pedagogic practices.
  5. Take on relevant module leader and/or programme leader responsibilities, including associated marketing, recruitment, delivery and ongoing programme development activities.

Research / Scholarship

  1. Engage in individual research and collaborate both internally and externally on research projects that are consistent with the College, and contribute to influencing leading edge practice in the University and contribution to the REF.
  2. Sustain and enhance the reputation of the University by publishing in appropriate quality journals and presenting at workshops, conferences and other similar events.
  3. Develop and maintain contacts and relationship with relevant professional, research and industrial organisations.
  4. Contribute to writing bids for externally funded research projects.

Other

  1. Act as a personal tutor, supporting and mentoring students as appropriate.
  2. Support marketing and student recruitment activities as required.
  3. Undertake administrative duties as appropriate to the role.
  4. Contribute to effective cross College / University working.
  5. Observe and implement University policies and procedures.

Person specification

Essential Criteria

Qualifications

Experience

Learning / Teaching
Research / Scholarship

Skills, knowledge and abilities

Business requirements

Benefits

As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

Find out more about pay and benefits

How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at recruitment@derby.ac.uk.

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

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

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position.

Visit https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa for more information.

Coronavirus

Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

Find out how we are ensuring the safety of our staff, students and community

Further details

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