Lecturer or Associate Professor in Ecology

Location
London
Salary
Grade 8 £43,884 - £51,769 per annum or Grade 9 £56,266 - £61,181 per annum
Posted
Feb 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Ref
1792002
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty

Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER), Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE), is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual developing world-class research in an area of ecology.

The post holder will undertake independent and collaborative research examining aspects of interactions between biodiversity and environmental change.

The post holder's research interests may include, but are not restricted to: community ecology, adaptation to environmental change, and/or ecosystem services. We particularly welcome applicants with expertise in plant ecology, and those using empirical field and experimental systems.

The post holder will be encouraged to establish collaborations with colleagues working at UCL, both within GEE and the wider UCL community, as well as at related institutions in London, including the Zoological Society of London, the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and the Natural History Museum. The successful applicant will also contribute to UCL's portfolios of graduate and undergraduate teaching.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent qualification, an outstanding contribution to a body of knowledge and an international research profile with commensurate, sustained research or other outcomes appropriate to the discipline.

The candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and evidence of contributions to the management or administration of an academic Department, or Faculty.

The candidate must demonstrate successful collaboration with other research teams/institutions and significant and sustained success in obtaining research grants.

Further Details

A can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Richard Pearson (Chair of the Search Committee - richard.pearson@ucl.ac.uk) or Professor Andrew Pomiankowski, Head of the Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (a.pomiankowski@ucl.ac.uk).

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact BioSciences Staffing (biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk) quoting reference number 1792002.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

25 Mar 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications

23:59

Interview date

TBC

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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