Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Zoology Department of Life Sciences
Location: Lincoln Salary: From £37,099 per annum Permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023 Interview Date: Thursday 14 December 2023 Reference: COS673A
Lecturer salary from £37,099 per annum.
Senior Lecturer salary from £42,978 per annum.
Following our excellent performance in teaching and research and strong undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment, we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Zoology to pursue an excellent programme of research in the broad area of Zoology. We would particularly welcome candidates with expertise which aligns with and expands our existing research groups in Evolution and Ecology, Animal Behaviour and Welfare, or the field of Bioveterinary Science. The successful candidate will also contribute to the delivery of teaching across our zoology programme, and we would particularly welcome individuals with the ability to teach comparative animal anatomy and physiology and/or data skills and research methods applicable to a range of disciplines across the breadth of the Life Sciences.
Working with us, you will join a strong academic teaching and research environment and benefit from a stimulating, interdisciplinary and collegiate workplace. We support excellence in teaching and research, and you will be part of a team that provides a popular portfolio of qualifications at BSc, MSc and PhD level as well as delivering high quality, impactful research. You will be based at University of Lincoln's Brayford campus in the heart of a thriving, safe and friendly city, with access to research facilities in the city as well as the University's Riseholme campus.
The University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, energetic institution, with a substantial commitment to growing science infrastructure. If you would like to be part of shaping our world-class vision and would like to know more about this opportunity, please email Dr Charles Deeming, Programme Leader BSc Zoology at [email protected], or Professor Steve Bevan, Head of School of Life and Environmental Sciences at [email protected], for more information or to arrange an informal conversation about the position.
As an institutional Athena SWAN Bronze Award holder, we are committed to advancing gender equality in STEM, therefore female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Zoology
University of Lincoln
November 17, 2023
December 03, 2023
About the employer
The University of Lincoln is home to a growing community of students from around the world and we are delighted that you are considering joining us. Since Her Majesty the Queen opened the first University of Lincoln building on the Brayford Pool Campus, we have welcomed more than 90,000 students from across 135 countries. Today, we are listed in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2020 and were also named as the Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
Lincoln is a fantastic place to live, study, and work and was named as one of Britain’s 20 Best Cities in 2017 by The Telegraph. In 2016, Lincoln was also named the friendliest place in the UK by the Eden Project’s Big Lunch program. More recently, Lincoln was named as one of the most affordable student cities in the UK, according to The Times Good University Guide 2020.
At the University of Lincoln, we put students at the heart of everything we do. We have a reputation for innovative teaching and were awarded a five-star score overall in the QS Stars rating in 2020 and were awarded Gold, the highest standard possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017. Our courses have gained international recognition with Agriculture at Lincoln ranked in the top 250 in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2020, while Computer Science and Education are ranked in the top 250 in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021. Employers are increasingly looking for individuals who can make a difference in today’s global workplace. As a student at the University of Lincoln, we aim to prepare you for your future career by providing you with a range of opportunities to engage with industry and to develop career-ready skills.
The University is proud to have developed innovative partnerships with a range of organizations, providing students with enhanced opportunities for work experience, networking, and access to the latest industry trends. We want students to get involved in initiatives such as our Student Managed Investment Fund, and enjoy the benefits of our links to companies such as Siemens and Reuters. We have Bloomberg Terminals on campus, enabling business students and staff to monitor and analyze real-time financial market data, alongside laboratories, lecture theatres, and seminar rooms.
At the University of Lincoln, we offer a range of opportunities to help you develop the skills and qualities employers are increasingly looking for. As an example, a number of our undergraduate and postgraduate taught programs provide the opportunity to apply to take part in an industry work placement or project. There may also be opportunities to hear from guest speakers and to participate in field trips to help you broaden your knowledge.
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