Teaching Fellow in Marine Ecology and Sustainability

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Aug 2022

Applications are invited for a Specified Purpose post covering Teaching (Estimated academic secondment / post duration: 30 months) post of a Teaching Fellow in Marine Ecology and Sustainability within UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science.

The School of Biology and Environmental Science at University College Dublin wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow in the area of marine ecology and sustainability with a starting date of Sept 2022, or as soon as possible. This is a temporary, specified-purpose appointment of approximately 30 months duration, with a focus on teaching.

The UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science has a long-established track record in education, research, and innovation. Our 32 academic staff have expertise in a wide range of fields of biology, ecology and evolution. The School contributes four majors (Zoology, Environmental Biology, Plant Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology) to the menu of science-based undergraduate degrees offered at UCD and also contributes modules to the new BSc in Sustainability. Entry to the UCD Science and Sustainability programmes is highly competitive and it attracts very talented students from Ireland and abroad. In addition, we contribute service courses to several other Schools, and we offer postgraduate-level courses to our taught Masters programmes and to our structured PhD programmes. The School is strongly committed to high quality education and encourages the use of innovative, evidence-based approaches to Teaching and Learning that take full advantage of our "active learning" spaces and world-class undergraduate laboratories.

The Teaching Fellow will be expected to teach on the BSc and MSc/PhD programmes provided by the School, and to undertake related assessment and administrative duties. In particular, they would undertake teaching of Stage 3 modules in biogeography and field biology, marine ecosystem ecology and invertebrate diversity and assist in the delivery and assessment of other related modules in the UCD Science and Sustainability programmes. The candidate will become involved in research by supporting the supervision of final year and/or taught masters research projects in cooperation with Prof. Tasman Crowe, and s/he would have some opportunity to pursue their own research should they wish. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of marine biodiversity and ecology and evidence of effectively teaching topics in biology and sustainability at undergraduate level, and will have the ability to undertake administrative and other appropriate duties on behalf of the School and the University.

Salary range: Non scale €37,000 - €41,500 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8th August 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/ .

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.


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