Assistant Professor in Freshwater Science (Teaching and Learning) (fixed term)

Nottingham, England, gb
Company: University of Nottingham
Category: Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:00:47

Reference SOC175421

Closing Date Sunday, 20th June 2021

Job Type Teaching

Department Geography

Salary £36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in the School of Geography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of modules and tutorials in the area of physical geography, with a particular focus on freshwater science. 

The role holder will be involved in the development of new teaching and assessment practices and/or developing systematic methods for evaluating and disseminating these practices within the School.

In addition to the application form, candidates should supply a CV, which includes details of their teaching and administrative experience and the areas of their research expertise.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area or equivalent extensive professional/research experience, along with teaching experience in the field of freshwater science. Applicants should have expertise in freshwater management, including experience of analytical techniques for assessing water quality. 

Candidates should supply a CV, publication list, and a covering letter stating why they are suitable for the role. Details of teaching and administrative experience and the areas of their research expertise should also be included.

We positively encourage applications from members of groups who are currently underrepresented in the School, for example women and people from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds. We are also supportive of requests for flexible working and keen to support those with caring responsibilities.

This post is available from 1 September 2021 or soon thereafter and will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31st July 2022. The position is full time, but job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor, Head of School. Email:matthew.smallman-raynor@nottingham.ac.uk
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe.

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