Visiting Lecturers in Environmental Management and Planning

University of Hertfordshire

Hertford, UK 🇬🇧

Rate of pay: Full duty £39.01 per hour, plus 17.66% accrued holiday per total value / Teaching only £19.51 per hour, plus 17.66% accrued holiday per total value

Working hours: Variable

Duration of contract: Permanent

The School of Life and Medical Sciences are seeking to appoint a number of Visiting Lecturers to join our Geography, Environment and Planning subject group to support delivery of our postgraduate degree programmes MSc Environmental Management, and MSc Sustainable Planning. The appointments will involve marking assignments and/or contributing to student project supervision and pastoral care in the following areas:

•        Sustainability and environmental systems, Environmental auditing

•        Environmental policy and governance, Environmental management tools and systems, Water resources management

•        Water pollution control, Aquatic ecology

•        Waste and pollution management, Sustainable energy

•        Environmental management for agriculture, Integrated crop protection

•        Urban and rural planning

•        Urban design and conservation

•        Development viability and assessment, Planning law and policy

Skills/Qualifications Required:

•        PhD in a cognate area or have equivalent demonstrable practitioner experience which may include appropriate certification and/or membership of a relevant professional body.

•        Exceptional knowledge of core areas of teaching in the relevant field. Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (or a similar teaching/training qualification) is also desirable.

•        Experience of teaching or training in the relevant field(s), providing academic guidance, mentoring and pastoral care to students or trainees, and marking assessments in Higher Education or a professional setting, with positive feedback gained.

•        Experience with online learning environments is also desirable.

We are seeking individuals who are: student focused; willing and able to act in a collegial manner; demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and can work flexibly.

Brief Description of Role and Duties:

The appointments will involve marking assignments and/or contributing to student project supervision and pastoral care in the aforementioned fields. The number of hours worked is flexible and by negotiation.

Our MSc programmes are accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Click on each of the below programmes for details of the course content:

Postgraduate-masters/environmental management 

Postgraduate-masters/environmental management for agriculture

Postgraduate-masters/water and environmental management

Postgraduate-masters/sustainable planning

We are looking to appoint to start from September 2022 and will interview as we receive applications. Thus, please do not wait to apply if interested in the position/s.

Closing Date: 18th September 2022

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: For an informal conversation about the role please email the Subject Group Lead, Dr Alastair Curry [email protected]

Reference Number: 045195

Please note we may close this advert early should we receive sufficient response

The University is required to meet UKVI visa regulations. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed.

The University offers every individual the opportunity to succeed. We want our staff to represent multi- faceted life experiences, varied cultural heritage and to encourage cognitive diversity. We recognise that the field is not ‘level’ and want to actively address barriers to progression. Markers of success to date include a small gender pay gap within the School where this post sits (2%) and holding an Athena Swan Bronze Award. We also challenge stereotypes and partner with networks both within and outside of the University to enhance inclusion in the workplace. We wholeheartedly encourage applications from minority ethnic and LGTBQ candidates, who are currently under-represented within our subject area.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics.