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Lecturer in Environmental Management
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33103

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 02/11/2020

Job live date: 05/10/2020

Salary: £41,526 - £49,553 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Agriculture Policy & Development

Division: Sustainable Land Management

Hours per week: 1 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, fixed term

Exciting opportunity to join the University of Reading’s internationally renowned School of Agriculture, Policy, and Development, recently ranked 9th in the World QS subject rankings for Agriculture and Forestry (2020), as a lecturer in Environmental Management.

You will contribute to research and teaching in the area of environmental management and related fields, with associated responsibilities relating to administration and outreach.  We would be particularly interested to receive applications from candidates with a strong interest and knowledge of environmental management and sustainability in the land-based or agri-food sectors. The ability to engage with on-going research projects and the potential to attract research funding are important. You will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as supervision of student dissertation projects. The post is fixed term to 31 July 2024 in the first instance, with the possibility of extension.

You will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant area
  • Good understanding of the principles and practice of environmental management, Environmental Impact Assessment, environmental auditing, life cycle analysis and/or environmental certification.
  • A track record of working in and contributing to a dynamic and high quality research environment
  • Fluent English and a high level of literacy
  • A developing record of academic publications and/or research impact
  • The ability to carry out high quality academic research
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills

Closing date - 2nd November 2020

Interview date - 12th November 2020

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of School of Agriculture, Policy & Development

Contact role:

School Director of Teaching & Learning

Contact name:

Simon Mortimer

Contact name:

Becky Jerrome

Contact phone:

0118 378 8475

Contact phone:

0118 378 6289

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigrationand the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.



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