Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science
Part Time Permanent
£36,386 - £51,805 per annum pro rata
JD - LSL in Environmental Science.pdf
About the Job
Part time: 0.5 FTE
Proposed interview date: W/C 31 October 2022
The University of Northampton is seeking an inspirational Lecturer / Senior
Lecturer in Environmental Science. You will join a focussed and collegiate
team, with an embedded culture of student-focused teaching and high impact
The successful applicant will teach within the Environmental Science and
Geography team on specialist modules on our Geography, Environmental Science,
Biological Sciences degrees. The successful applicant will have expertise in
and experience of freshwater or terrestrial ecology. The ability to contribute
to other modules across our programmes would be advantageous as would field
skills such as, but not exclusively, identification, habitat surveys, GIS.
As an academic, you will also be expected to contribute to the research and
scholarly output of the subject area and work collegiately with other
researchers within the Faculty and wider University. Research and scholarship
are supported through our research centres, mentor scheme, and twenty-five
days scholarly leave allowance.
We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON
and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary
between different areas of the university as well as from one person to
another. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, if you
would like to, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy.
You will have a BA/BSc (hons) or equivalent in Environmental Science,
Ecology or associated discipline, and have experience in the delivery of high-
quality teaching and assessment materials. You should have a background in
freshwater or terrestrial environments and/or plant ecology. A PhD
qualification (or being close to completion) in a relevant discipline,
alongside experience of teaching and effective use of digital learning
technologies in HE, is essential. Ideally, you will hold (SL) or be working
towards (L) a professional body qualification such as Fellow of the Higher
The successful candidate will be ICT literate and ideally have experience in
leading modules and programmes in HE settings. A track record of effective
partnership working (internal and external) to develop scholarship and
employability opportunities in community, non-profit, and private sector
settings would be strongly advantageous.
You will be highly disciplined, organised, supportive, and able to work
collegiately within a team. The ability to produce research publications,
successful grant applications, and/or generate commercial income, would be
Importantly, we are looking for individuals who are not only team players,
with applied and academic expertise, but who will live our values of being
Future Focused, Super Supportive, and having Social Impact.
Degree qualification or equivalent in relevant subject
Doctorate in relevant subject, completed or within 12 months of completion
Professional Recognition as HEA Fellow (D2) or teaching qualification
recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain within an agreed timescale
Master's degree in relevant subject
Relevant professional qualification
You will join a focussed and collegiate team, based in the Faculty of Arts,
Science & Technology, with a strong culture of student-focused teaching and
high impact research. This is a particularly good time to join us at the
University, having recently achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence
Framework. The Environmental Science and Geography team have recently
validated a BSc in Climate Change.
The team are committed to delivering super supportive programmes and were
awarded 100% overall satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey.
Fieldwork is considered an important part of our provision and we are
currently reviewing our fieldwork provision.
Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit
We are one of the youngest universities in the UK but we are already leading
the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. We have won
multiple awards for our work in this area, among others, but what matters the
most to us is ensuring that our students and graduates have the opportunity to
make their mark on the world too. That's why we were the first university in
the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.
We want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. This has led us to
build a whole new University from the ground up that is designed to reflect
the way that students actually learn rather than the way they are expected to
learn. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.
Our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change is at the heart of
all that we do.
Right to Work
All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK
The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and
sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity
This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an
inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected
by our activities.
Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned
by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment
that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.
Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to
nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive
whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.
To find out more, please visit: https: // www. northampton.ac.uk/about-