UE07 (£35,333-£42,155 per annum)
School of GeoSciences, College of Science and Engineering
Full time (35 hours per week)
Fixed Term for 12 months from 15th November 2022
1 position available
University Teacher in Human Geography – https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/5234/?utm_medium=jobshare
Applications are invited for a 12-month fixed-term full-time University Teacher in the School of GeoSciences in the area of Human Geography. The successful candidate will be required to undertake duties including organising, teaching, and assessing at pre-Honours and Honours levels for the MA Geography programme. The post-holder will contribute to team teaching on a number of courses including Human Geography, Social and Cultural Geography and Fundamentals of Research Design. They will also be required to supervise and mark final year dissertation projects and PGT dissertations, contribute to a field course, act as a personal tutor, and contribute to the administration of the Geography Degree Programme.
Applicants should have completed a PhD in Human Geography. They should also have experience of teaching in higher education and a knowledge of current learning and teaching methods in higher education.
The School of GeoSciences is actively trying to build a more diverse academic team. We strongly welcome applications from under-represented groups within the department, including candidates who are LGBTQ+, disabled and from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.
Your skills and attributes for success:
· A PhD in Geography or a related discipline.
· Knowledge of current teaching and learning methods in higher education
· Experience of teaching in the broad area of Human Geography
· Ability to modify and deliver an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills in a range of contexts
This full-time post is for a fixed period of 12 months, from November 15th 2022.
Applicants for this position should include a teaching statement in a cover letter/application pro forma . The teaching statement should include details of the applicant’s teaching experience; their approach to learning and teaching; and how they create inclusive and engaging learning environments.
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As a valued member of our team you can expect:
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.
Interviews will be held in October 2022
If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages
The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.