Monday, October 5, 2009

Lecturership in Biogeography and Biodiversity at Oxford

We are currently advertising a permanent lectureship position to afforce our biodiversity/biogeography staffing in the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford. The deadline is 23rd October.

School of Geography and the Environment in association with Jesus College

University Lecturership in Biogeography and Biodiversity
Salary scale: £42,351 - £56,917
The School of Geography and the Environment seek applications for a full-time University Lecturership with expertise in biogeography and biodiversity. The Lecturership is tenable from 1st January 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter and will be held in conjunction with a Tutorial Fellowship at Jesus College.

The main duties of the post-holder will be to engage in research and produce high-quality publications of an international standard in the broad area of biogeography and/or biodiversity (which can include ecology, long-term ecology and conservation), to provide University teaching at graduate and undergraduate level, and to offer graduate supervision and assistance with examination duties. Other key duties include co-operating in the administrative work of the School.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in Geography or a closely related scientific field, have a proven track record of high-quality research and list of principal publications at an international level, as well as evidence of imaginative research plans and the potential to lead and manage new research initiatives. S/he should be able to demonstrate expertise relevant to appropriate areas of physical geography. Evidence of inter-disciplinary skills, the ability to teach at both undergraduate and graduate level, and the skills and commitment to become a fully participating member of the School are also essential.

The combined University and College salary will be on a scale up to £56,917.

Further information regarding Jesus College may be found on their website.

Candidates will be considered on the basis of the selection criteria outlined in the further particulars (see Alternatively contact the HR Office by email recruitment(at) or telephone +44 (0)1865 285079.

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