Lecturer in Environmental Sustainability Assessment

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 03 Jan 2023


Cranfield University


School of Water, Energy and Environment

Based at

Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire

Hours of work

37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.


Full time starting salary is normally £45,751 per annum

We welcome applications from passionate, and committed candidates with a strong desire to drive the development and delivery of high-quality teaching at postgraduate level within Environmental Science and Sustainability, as well as being actively involved the development of a research program in the Assessment of Environmental Sustainability remit.

About the Role

About You

You will be educated to doctoral level in Environmental science or Agrifood with a focus in methods for the assessment of sustainability (e.g. LCA) and have experience of the design, planning delivery and management of undergraduate/post graduate teaching. Experience in managing research in sustainability assessment with an associated track record in publications would be desirable. 

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

The Cranfield Environment Centre , in the Environment and Agrifood Theme, aims to transform the science of environmental solutions through a systems approach, spanning sensor and measurement technology, systems modelling, environmental informatics, data and decision science. We seek to drive innovation using digital technologies and systems thinking, crucial in achieving sustainable development goals. The centre is a truly interdisciplinary centre and covers research on air quality and climate change, soil quality, crop growth and monitoring, natural capital, resilience, ecosystem goods and services.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

How to apply                                    

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Ron Corstanje, Professor of Environmental Data Science and Head of Cranfield Environment Centre, (E): roncorstanje@cranfield.ac.uk

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: hrrecruitment@cranfield.ac.uk . Please quote reference number 4313.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  3 January 2023

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