Marine biology and ecology
Site: Southampton National Oceanographic Center
Salary: £ 39,739 to £ 50,296 per year
Full time, permanent
Closing Date: Monday January 31, 2022
Interview date: Be confirmed
Join us and be a part of the future of ocean and earth science.
We are looking to appoint a Professor in the field of Ocean and Earth Sciences as part of a series of 4 new appointments to further enhance our research-oriented education and expand the international reach of our research activities and business. This will be the first part of a series of appointments planned over the next five years. You will have an exciting opportunity to influence the ocean and earth science agenda at a world renowned school at the University of Southampton. Our school is proud of to research which encompasses marine biology and ecology, physical oceanography, paleooceanography and paleoclimate, marine biogeochemistry, geology, geophysics and geochemistry. We run the prestigious NERC INSPIRE (DTP) doctoral training program and are home to one of the largest graduate schools in ocean and earth sciences in the world, with over 150 doctoral students. We are an integral part of both the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Life Sciences. We are home to the only Regius Chair in Ocean Sciences in the country. Based at the National Oceanography Center in Southampton, we have a range of unique and world-class facilities. We collaborate widely nationally and internationally, including our close collaborative relationship with the independent National Center for Oceanography.
You will have a growing international profile in one aspect of marine biology. The ability of organisms to respond and adapt to environmental and climate change and / or other human activities can have major implications for food security, coastal and marine protection, restoration, and long-term management strategies. term. We are seeking an outstanding marine biologist, with interests in whole animal biology and ecophysiology or related research areas that address the challenges of marine conservation, management and food security. The school is exceptionally well equipped to support this work, housing a multi-user aquarium and experimental facilities capable of strict environmental control and hyperbaric capability. The successful candidate will have an exciting opportunity to build a long-term program that complements existing strengths in this area within the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and the university at large.
You will demonstrate a passion for education and an ability to enhance our undergraduate and postgraduate program in Ocean and Earth Sciences.
Strong applicants must demonstrate:
- A doctorate and postdoctoral experience in a relevant discipline
- Ability to secure peer reviewed funding
- Evidence of distinction in research through high quality publications
- Ability to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
These positions are offered on a permanent full-time basis.
We welcome applications from all applicants interested in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from applicants from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities, people who identify as LGBTQ +, and people with disabilities.
Interviews will take place in person or online in February 2022. In the event that the interviews are online, applicants who are offered an offer will be invited to campus for further discussion.
What can we offer you
We are an ambitious university community, united and passionate about creating an environment where everyone can realize their full potential in education, research and business. As such, we both hold an Athena SWAN departmental bronze award. We value diversity and equality and recognize that employees may wish to have work models that match their family responsibilities or work-life balance. Particular attention will be paid to applicants who have had a career break for reasons such as maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness. We offer a generous vacation allowance and additional university shutdown days, subsidized health and fitness facilities, and access to the University Pension Plan (USS).
For more details on the position, you are welcome to contact the School Principal Prof. Mark Moore firstname.lastname@example.org 44 (0) 2380599006
This position is intended for a lecturer / associate professor, please consult the job descriptions indicating the different levels of responsibility and indicate in your application for which level you wish to be considered.
Application Procedure: Please include details of up to three references, your full CV, list of publications and a 500 word research plan.
You must submit your completed online application form to https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date indicated above. If you require assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email email@example.com Please quote reference 1513821BJ on all correspondence.