Job opportunity: Departmental Lecturer and MSc Course Director

School of Geography and the Environment

Grade 8: £37,382 – £44,607 p.a.

The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer and MSc Course Director. You will be required to manage and deliver the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management in conjunction with the programme’s Academic Director and the Director of the International Graduate School. The focus of this Masters programme is to develop a critical understanding of natural water science and the socio-economic, political, cultural and institutional environments within which water management decisions are made. Please visit the website for more information.

You will lead in the coordination, teaching, marking and supervision for one of our four masters taught course. You will also contribute to the academic administration of the department and maintain an active research and publication profile.

To undertake this role you will need a doctorate in a field closely related to the WSPM Masters programme and have a track record of postdoctoral research and high quality academic publication in an appropriate field. You will also need to demonstrate an awareness of pedagogic methods and the ability to be an effective teacher of graduate students of high ability by lecturing at an appropriate level in an interesting and engaging manner; supervising MSc dissertations; and undertaking student assessments and examinations.

This post is a full-time, 5-year departmental appointment with no formal college association, though informal relationships may be established on an ad-hominem basis.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

The closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon on 17 May 2013. Interviews to be held during the week beginning 27 May 2013.

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