College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Geography at Exeter is one of the largest Geography Departments in the UK and is recognised as an international leader across the range of contemporary geographical and environmental research. Human Geography at Exeter is diverse and leading-edge, with over 30 permanent academic staff. Our work is influential in shaping research agendas in fields that include climate change impacts, geographies of health, migration and refugee studies and environmental sustainability, development and resilience.
The above post is available immediately and until June 30th 2023 on a full-time basis
The primary purpose of this role is to deliver teaching and intensive study support to undergraduate students on the BA Human Geography degree, across general human geography but particularly in the various areas of development, human-environment relations and sustainability, and also master’s students undertaking the MSc in Global Sustainability Solutions. Applications are therefore invited from those whose research and teaching interests cross human geography but include such areas as human and social impacts of environmental change, development, resilience and sustainability challenges, environmental and science policy, environmental justice, food security and sustainability solutions. The postholder will contribute to teaching delivery, student research supervision, fieldtrips, fieldwork and study skills support across the BA programme but will also contribute to the teaching of the MSc Global Sustainability Solutions, including dissertation support. The successful applicant would be expected to participate in initiatives surrounding employability, student outreach and widening participation, and international student support and would have responsibility for supporting the design, development and production of teaching and learning material across a range of modules.
The post holder will be expected to:
For an Assistant Lecturer post you will have:
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a . In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter
With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces . Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
What we can offer you
Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Professor Henry Buller, Head of Geography at email@example.com or Dr Ewan Woodley, Director of Education on E.J.Woodley@exeter.ac.uk
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