Associate Professorship in Zoology (Ecosystem Biology)

Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: From: £47, 263 p.a.

The Department of Zoology and Keble College are recruiting an Associate Professorship or Professorship of Ecosystem Biology with effect from 1 September 2019. The post is full-time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent. The successful candidate will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship by Keble College, under arrangements described in the job description.


The area of specialisation for this post is ecosystem biology. We will consider applicants with expertise in any area of ecosystem biology, defined broadly with respect to organismal and biome type, and including within this definition those with research interests spanning community ecology and the study of historical (paleo) ecosystems. We seek an outstanding candidate with a vigorous research programme that complements the existing strengths of biology at Oxford.


The successful candidate will be required to enthuse and inspire students at both undergraduate and graduate level through a mix of tutorials, lectures, practical classes, field trips and supervision. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a research programme and research group, to give undergraduate lectures and tutorials, to supervise graduate students, and to carry out examining and administrative duties in the Department and the College. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate and postdoctoral experience in the field of zoology.


The salary scale is £47,263 - £63,463 p.a. plus additional benefits including a College housing allowance of £10,197. An allowance of £2,754 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. Other allowances are detailed in the further particulars. (See Job Description for further details).


Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139151

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