Lecturer in Terrestrial Ecology
Ulster University - School of Geography and Environmental Sciences
Salary:£38,495 to £54,452
- ABOUT US - We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland. Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer. - THE ROLE - The School of Geography and Environmental Science at Ulster University is a vibrant and dynamic department teaching over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students and with an international research profile in the fields of geography, marine science and environmental sciences. We recently attracted significant funding to develop our Centre for Environmental Spatial Data Analytics. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a commitment to impactful research and to education that emphasizes active learning experiences in the classroom and field settings. The successful applicant for this full-time, permanent post will contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in related subjects, including co-ordination of relevant modules, and dissertation and MSc project supervision, as well as leading the delivery, management and development of the Postgraduate Taught Masters in Environmental Management. They will also undertake research in line with the School’s strategy, and contribute to other Schools’ activities as required. We invite applications from candidates in all areas of environmental science, particularly those with expertise completing the current School’s portfolio. Specific areas of research interest can include environmental science, environmental management, sustainability, and conservation. The school will provide some financial support for the successful candidate for the development of their own research agenda in the first 3 years of employment. The School of Geography & Environmental Sciences holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our commitment to advancing Gender equality. You can read more about what this means on our University website. The University has a range of initiatives to support a family friendly working environment, including flexible working. We intend to create a 12 month waiting list for same or similar roles within the University. - BENEFITS - - Competitive salary. - Generous annual leave entitlement promoting a healthy work/life balance - plus, an additional 15 days per year when the university is closed. - An environment that supports flexible working and allows you to balance both work and home life. - An open and inclusive environment that celebrates and welcomes diversity. - Onsite and discounted sports/gym facilities (3 months free gym membership at either the Jordanstown, Coleraine, or Magee Campus) This offer is only valid for 6 months from your start date). - Cycle to Work Scheme. - Discounted eye tests with subsequent competitive prescription lenses and frames. - Exposure to the very latest in cutting edge technologies including Dell, Aruba, Checkpoint, and Avaya, feeding your passion for IT. - Autonomy in your role to make impactful decisions and changes to company processes. To apply for the role of Lecturer in Terrestrial Ecology, please apply via the button shown. The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities. Appointment will be made on merit.