University of Southampton (Soton)

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Biosciences-Ecology

University of Southampton (Soton)

Southampton, United Kingdom

Lecturer/Associate Professor in Biosciences-Ecology (Salary: £39152 – £64145).

You will have a growing international profile in ecology in any of the following areas: land-use change, food systems, and/or sustainability, using methods that could include spatial modelling, field experiments, and/or molecular techniques. You will have an interest in cross-disciplinary collaborations and ambitions that will build on strengths in ecology within the School of Biological Sciences. Your research will complement the interests of colleagues across the faculty who work on the ecologies of tropical and temperate agricultural landscapes, agri-ecosystems and food security, biogeography and remote sensing. We encourage applications with a molecular ecology component who will take advantage of our excellent laboratory facilities. You will demonstrate a passion for education and an ability to enhance our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in biology, ecology and zoology, including the student experience of field ecology.

Closing Date: 30th January 2020

Interviews will take place in Southampton on 10 and 11 February 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on both days.

For further details about the post you are invited to contact the Head of School, Professor Lindy Holden-Dye 44 (0) 23 8059 9006 or Professor Patrick Doncaster 44 (0) 23 8059 4352.

Strong applicants for should demonstrate:

a doctorate and postdoctoral experience in a relevant discipline
ability or potential to obtain peer-reviewed funding
evidence of distinction in research through high-quality publications
ability or potential for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
The School of Biological Sciences holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. We value diversity and equality and recognise that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance. Due consideration will be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.

Application procedure:

Please state in your application whether you are applying for the Lectureship or the Associate Professorship. Please include details for up to three referees, your full CV, your publication list and a 500-word research plan.

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above.

Contact numbers: The Head of School, Professor Lindy Holden-Dye 44 (0) 23 8059 9006 or Professor Patrick Doncaster 44 (0) 23 8059 4352.

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