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Lecturer in Ecological Science – The University of Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £43,414 to £51,805 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closes: 14th February 2023

The School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Ecological Science (Ecology / Biodiversity / Conservation). The position has an open-ended contract with an expected start date in summer 2023. We are also inviting applications for a Lecturer in Environmental Science.

We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. The successful candidate in Ecological Science (Ecology / Biodiversity / Conservation) will contribute to one or more key areas including (but not limited to): ecology of nature-based solutions; ecosystem management; conservation; biodiversity; temperate forest ecology; temperate landscape ecology; peatland ecology; freshwater ecology; agroecology.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking enthusiastic candidates dedicated to using their expertise to make a difference in ecological science. They will create a vibrant research programme, support and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, teach and make meaningful contributions to School citizenship and administration, and engage with decision-makers in the environment and/or ecosystems.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • PhD in Ecology / Environmental Biology / Ecosystem Science / Biodiversity Science / Conservation Science or related area
  • Ability to deliver high quality research to address critical and timely issues in your field and collaborating across disciplines
  • Ability to enthuse students in their learning, and design and deliver effective teaching and assessment
  • Commitment to engage with decision-makers, other stakeholders and/or the public
  • Demonstrable commitment to participating fully in academic life, including supporting students and collaborative working

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