Teaching Associate in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Animal Sciences
University of Nottingham School of Biosciences
United Kingdom

Teaching Associate (fixed term)

Reference
SCI081021
Closing Date
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Job Type
Teaching
Department
School of Biosciences, Divisions of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Animal Sciences
Salary
£30942 to £40322 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of Biosciences delivers undergraduate and MSci programmes in Animal Science and Agricultural Science at the Sutton Bonington Campus. The purpose of the new role is to contribute to the delivery of this portfolio of taught programmes. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery, administration and development of the School's undergraduate courses in Agriculture and Animal Science, and the MSc in Animal Nutrition. 

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching in Agriculture and Animal Science mainly in the areas of livestock production science and agricultural business management.  

This post will involve lecturing, running seminars and practical classes, leading field work and farm visits, conducting assessments, devising and overseeing research projects and giving pastoral care to our students. The ability to design, plan and deliver high quality teaching is essential. The person appointed will also make an appropriate contribution to teaching administration.

The role is based at the Sutton Bonington Campus in the School of Biosciences working within the Divisions of Animal Science and Agricultural and Environmental Science. Further information about the School is available at: www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

Candidates should, as a minimum, have a degree in an area of Agriculture / Agricultural Systems / Animal Science (Livestock Production Science) or similar discipline.  Preferably candidates should have a higher degree (Masters or PhD) in the above subject areas and previous experience of teaching in the Higher Education sector.

The post is offered on a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term contract for 2 years (24 months). Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Debbie Sparkes (Debbie.Sparkes@nottingham.ac.uk) or Professor Kevin Sinclair (Kevin.Sinclair@nottingham.ac.uk). Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit; https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/applyingfromoverseas/index2.aspx

For all successful international applicants, including EU/EEA applicants from January 2021, we offer an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses to the UK, including visas and the NHS surcharge. For more information follow this link https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hr/guidesandsupport/workingintheuk/documents/support-with-immigration-expenses-policy-application-form.pdf

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