Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Earth and Planetary Science, University of Glasgow

Lecturer in Earth and Planetary Science
Reference Number 013828

Job Purpose

To develop, lead and sustain research of international standard and to contribute to teaching, primarily in the Earth Science degree as well as across the Geographical & Earth Sciences undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. To participate in School management and organisation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop internationally leading research activity enhancing the research profile of the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences (GES) and maintaining a track record of publications of international quality in leading journals. Expertise and skills relevant to one or more of the following areas would be particularly advantageous: planetary geology, meteoritics, astrobiology.

2. Deliver a range of teaching and assessment activities, including residential field classes, primarily contributing to Earth Science, and across Geographical & Earth Sciences undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, taking responsibility for existing courses.

3. Collaborate with current members of the School, strengthening its existing research fields and develop and maintain an externally funded research programme across the School, College and University.

4. Work with stakeholders to develop research projects, generate funding and produce impactful research.

5. Influence policy by engaging with regulators, policy makers and funding agencies.

6. Supervise undergraduate and Masters student projects as well as train postgraduate students to ensure their effective development..

7. Deliver presentations at appropriate research seminars/conferences within subject area, both nationally and internationally.

8. Participate in and contribute to School research group activities and wider initiatives (e.g. SUERC; SAGES+; NERC IAPETUS DTC).

9. Contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of postgraduate and/or undergraduate teaching activities, including field teaching, within GES in accordance with established School programmes.

10. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum, in a manner that supports a research–led approach to student learning.

11. Enhance the student learning experience.

12. Participate fully in assessment and examination processes as appropriate, using a variety of methods and techniques and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students.

13. Engage in knowledge exchange and outreach activities as appropriate.

14. Promote the University’s internationalisation agenda.

15. Undertake School administration and any other duties as assigned by the Head of School.

16. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan – Inspiring People – Changing the World.

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