Lecturer in Environmental Sustainability Assessment

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Bedford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jan 2023

School/Department: 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.
Contract type:Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally £45,751 per annum
Apply by: 03/01/2023

Role Description

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

The role will focus on the support of promotion, development, management and delivery of the Environment and Agrifood MSc courses, particularly around the delivery of high-quality teaching in Environmental Sustainability and the methods used for its assessment such as LCA. The role will support and help lead our active and growing teaching programme across four MSc courses, a new Apprenticeships Sustainability Mastership and in supporting the development of Data Science teaching delivery at MK:U. In parallel, the role is also expected to contribute and help develop our active research program in assessment methods of Environmental Sustainability. The role will benefit and build from our research activities around environmental sustainability, resilience and in developing solutions to current environmental challenges. 

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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