Lecturer in Ecology

University of Leeds
April 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585 to £54,395
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Lecturer in Ecology Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you

have an established background in macroecology, landscape ecology, agroecology or community ecology? Do you want to further your career in one of the UKs leading research intensive Universities?

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will lead research and teaching activity in the field of ecology, enhancing our core expertise in ecology, evolution and conservation biology within the School of Biology.

We are particularly looking to expand our expertise by recruiting an academic who specialises in macroecology, landscape ecology, agroecology, community ecology, ecosystem services, biodiversity informatics, or a related area.

Your role will be instrumental in expanding our Faculty's strategic research priorities by enhancing our core expertise through innovative research and collaboration. You will be expected to actively develop and maintain a growing network of local, national, and international contacts across academia, industry, conservation, and policy sectors. Your work will have the potential to bridge the gap between fundamental and applied research, consistent with our focus on producing science that has tangible impacts in the real world.

You will also contribute significantly to the development of outstanding graduates and scholars through innovative teaching and mentorship and lead ground breaking scientific research in your field.

The primary criterion for your appointment will be demonstrated academic excellence. As a valued member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment, contributing to our vision of sustainable and impactful ecological research.

The University of Leeds and the Faculty of Biological Sciences are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offer a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN (the national body that promotes gender equality in higher education), and the Faculty of Biological Sciences was awarded a Silver award in 2020. We are proud to be an inclusive Faculty that values all staff, and are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees. Our Athena SWAN webpage provides more information.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Stefan Kepinski, Professor of Plant Sciences and Head of School of Biology

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2865

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Biological Sciences School/Institute: School of Biology Category: Academic Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum Working Time: 100% Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Monday 04 March 2024 Closing Date: Monday 15 April 2024 Reference: FBSBY1190 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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