Associate Lecturer (E&S) in Environment and Health

University of Exeter
May 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:£ 32,332
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Cornwall (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £ 32,332 (pro rata if part time) on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Associate Lecturer (E&S) in Environment and Health

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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The above full-time post is available from 15 August 2024 on a fixed term basis for 12 months at the University of Exeter Medical School's European Centre for Environment and Human Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The role

This temporary post is primarily maternity cover for teaching responsibilities on the BMBS programme delivered primarily in Truro and on microbiology and the MSc Environment and Human Health programme delivered on Penryn campus. Some teaching may be required in Exeter and Cornwall-based staff compensated for travel.

The role of Associate Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) will include responsibility for supporting the design, development and production of teaching and learning material and deliver either across a range of modules of the BMBS, 3rd year undergraduate module of Global Health, MSc Evolutionary and Environmental Microbiology and the MSc Environment and Human Health. You will work with undergraduate and postgraduate programme directors to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of teaching programmes in accordance with the Faculty's education strategy and implementing the External Affairs strategy. You will also contribute directly to foundation teaching in one or more of the disciplinary areas in the Faculty and to the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the Faculty.

About you

For an Associate Lecturer post you will:

  • Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion), or equivalent qualification/experience, of the core knowledge relating to any area of biomedical, natural or social sciences and microbiology, public and planetary health in order to teach and support learning on environment and health-related modules.
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly;
  • An Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development;
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supports high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career;
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a Fertility Treatment Policy;
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning
  • The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Further information

    For further information please contact Professor Will Gaze ([email protected]), Professor Ben Wheeler ([email protected]) or Professor Conny Guell ([email protected]).

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