Thursday, May 02, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: University of Gloucestershire Research Fellow in Environmental Dynamics and Governance
The University is currently investing in areas of research excellence, one of which is Environmental Dynamics & Governance which is jointly led by the School of Natural & Social Sciences (SNSS) and the Countryside & Community Research Institute (CCRI).
We are therefore looking to appoint an individual with expertise in one or more areas that could include general ecology, biogeography, conservation biology, evolutionary ecology, field ecology, impacts of environmental change on natural and human systems, palaeoecology, pollution sciences, especially with respect to ecological and biological impacts, although this is not an exhaustive list. A full profile for the CCRI is available at www.ccri.ac.uk and for the SNSS is available at: http://insight.glos.ac.uk/academicschools/NSS/Pages/default.aspx
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and well qualified individual who will exploit the interface between the CCRI and SNSS, mainitaining a clear focus on bidding and project delivery, high quality outputs, and development of the research profile in Environmental Dynamics & Governance. The post will particularly suit a high achieving postdoctoral researcher who wishes to consolidate their research achievements while also playing a formative role within this investment area. Depending on the interests of the candidate, and the needs of the respective units, there will also be opportunities for research student supervision and examination, postgraduate and undergraduate teaching, representation on Faculty and University committees, and broader contributions to the range of Faculty activities. In particular, the candidate will contribute to the MSc in Sustainable Environments, and planned MSc in Applied Ecology and planned MSc in Science Communication. The undergraduate programmes in Biosciences and Geography will also provide opportunities for undergraduate teaching.
Deadline: May 31, 2013