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Senior Lecturer in Zoology

Science and Environment

Location:  Carlisle
Starting Salary:  £41,931 up to £52,841
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Thursday 04 May 2023
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 11 June 2023
Interview Date:  Thursday 29 June 2023
Reference:  XX086822-R

You will join a successful, experienced and ambitious teaching team with a reputation for innovation in course design and delivery. The zoology programme is ideally positioned with mixed woodland, grassland and riverine habitats just a short walk from the campus, offering amazing outdoor teaching opportunities. We have a strong focus on practical and applied zoology as well as natural history and would welcome a team member who shares our passion for teaching these skills, within the unique Cumbrian landscape as well as the classroom. 

You will have the ability to demonstrate lecturing experience in Zoology at HE level and a strong interest in developing teaching at undergraduate level. We particularly welcome applications from those with experience in ecology, invertebrate zoology and/or practical field skills for zoology.  

You will be required to contribute to the academic team through delivery of core zoology modules across Programmes and year groups and take responsibility for leading the day-to-day management of the BSc (Hons) Zoology programme. You will also be expected to actively engage with discipline and/or pedagogical research and scholarship to support teaching activities and extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship and research to teaching.

As well as the requisite academic and technical skills, you will have the ability to work as part of a team demonstrating skills in project and time management and a passion for teaching and learning. Self-motivated individuals would particularly suit this post. We are seeking innovative, creative, high quality researchers, and scholars to foster a culture of exploration, discovery and intellectual challenge that generates international recognition, respect and engagement.

Informal Enquiries: Dr Liz Mallabon | Head of Teaching & Learning and Student Experience |

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.

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We encourage applications from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups with particular emphasis on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in our University and in comparison, to the sector.

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