Teaching Fellow, Geosciences (GEO414A)

The Department of Geography and Environment seeks to appoint a full-time Teaching Fellow in Human Geography. The post is for a fixed term (5 months) tenable from January 6th 2022 until June 5th 2022.

School/Section: Geosciences
Division: Geography & Environment
Staff Category: Teaching
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £34,304 - £34,304
Ref No: GEO414A
Closing Date: 08-DEC-2021

Documents:

Job Description

The principal duties of the role will be to contribute to the undergraduate Human Geography curriculum, including delivering lectures, tutorials and other small group classes, and field courses. The post holder will also be expected to contribute to academic administrative duties.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Human Geography or a cognate discipline, or evidence/experience of scholarly activity commensurate with such a qualification; ideally with a focus on the environment. They will be able to contribute to introductory and specialist Human Geography teaching. Ideally, candidates will have experience of undergraduate teaching and have the ability to respond enthusiastically and positively to students. Candidates should be able to work well as part of a team and be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues from other disciplines across the School and University

The principal duties of the role will be to contribute to the undergraduate Human Geography curriculum, including delivering lectures, tutorials and other small group classes and field courses. Depending on the skills and experience of the successful candidate, some postgraduate teaching may be required. The post holder will be expected to contribute to academic administrative duties.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to core and optional courses at undergraduate and, dependent on skills and experience, at taught postgraduate levels. Core duties will include delivering lectures, tutorials and other small group classes, field courses, and marking assessments and exams
  • Undertake discipline/School related academic administrative activities, such as course administration and co-ordination, participation in exam boards, attending teaching-related discipline meetings, etc., as required.

Salary will be at the spinal point 30 on the Grade 6,  £34,304 per annum.

Informal enquiries should be made to Prof. Matteo Spagnolo, e-mail:  m.spagnolo@abdn.ac.uk

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

Job Reference Number:  GEO414A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 8 December 2021

Interviews will take place on 15 December 2021

The School of Geosciences embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

Apply Now All Jobs