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
Head of School of Agriculture, Policy & Development
School Director of Teaching & Learning
0118 378 8475
0118 378 6289
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.