Lecturer in Ecology and Conservation

University of Cumbria

Ambleside, UK 🇬🇧

Science and Environment

Location: Ambleside
Starting Salary: £35,333 with incremental progression to £39,745
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Thursday 08 December 2022
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 12 January 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday 24 January 2023
Reference: XX085322

Are you looking to join a successful, practical and research-engaged teaching team to support delivery across our conservation portfolio?

The team currently delivers Bachelor of Science programmes in Animal Conservation Science, Marine and Freshwater Conservation, Woodland Ecology and Conservation and Forestry.  You will be required to contribute to the academic team through delivery of core modules across programmes and year groups which includes an integrated foundation year.  

You will also be expected to actively engage with research and scholarship that supports teaching activities, the student experience and your own research agenda. You will have the ability to demonstrate lecturing experience at degree and ideally masters level and possess research experience and focus that will support delivery of our degree programmes.

The Institute of Science and Environment’s provision operates from two of the University’s campuses, Ambleside and Carlisle, to suit the academic portfolio. Our undergraduate provision includes Animal Conservation, Marine and Fresh Water Conservation, Woodland Ecology and Conservation, Forestry, Outdoor Leadership, Outdoor Adventure and Environmental Studies, Outdoor Education, and Geography at our Ambleside Campus and Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, Environmental Science and Zoology at our Carlisle Campus. Additionally, we have a developing postgraduate taught provision and a growing postgraduate research community. 

Based at our Ambleside campus, the conservation team work closely with colleagues in Forestry, Geography and Outdoor Education. Our location in the heart of the Lake District gives us easy access to a wealth of field sites for practical teaching including the University’s own area of semi-natural woodland.  

Informal Enquiries: Helen Manns | Director of Institute of Science and Environment | helen.manns@cumbria.ac.uk 

In return, the University offers an executive benefits package including 35 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays 25 research and scholarly activity days, support for professional development support package to  achieve Higher Education Academy/Advance HE accreditation, mentor, provision in the first year of employment and opportunity for career development.

For more information about the university of Cumbria, click here.

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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development