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Teaching Fellow in Environmental GIS, University of Southampton, UK
The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK’s top 10 research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.
The Department of Geography & Environment is now seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Environmental GIS to contribute to teaching and administration in support of our undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes in GIS and remote sensing.
The position is fixed term in nature to provide cover for teaching buy-out.
As part of a team, you will deliver face-to-face and/or online teaching to students at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, via lectures, tutorials, practicals, fieldwork and/or seminars. You will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. In particular, you will primarily be expected to support GIS teaching at undergraduate level and in our Master’s programmes in Applied GIS and Remote Sensing, Online–GIS, and Sustainability Science.
You will have, or be about to be awarded, a PhD in GIS or a related field (or equivalent professional qualifications), detailed understanding and knowledge of key GIS principles and methods and their application in environmental monitoring and management, and undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching experience. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate complex information effectively, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience and delivering lectures and practical teaching relating to different aspects of GIS.
The post is tenable from 1 September 2016. Interviews will be held on 6 April 2016.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Jadu Dash (Head of GECEO) J.Dash@southampton.ac.uk (0044) (0) 2380 8059 2203, Dr Samantha Cockings S.Cockings@southampton.ac.uk or Professor Stephen Darby (Head of Department) S.E.Darby@southampton.ac.uk
Geography and Environment is committed to equal opportunities for all, and particularly to advancing the representation of women across all areas of the discipline. The University has a generous maternity policy, onsite childcare facilities and employees are able to participate in the childcare vouchers scheme. The University recognises that employees may wish to have working patterns that fit in with their caring responsibilities or work-life balance. We would, therefore, consider requests to undertake this role on apart-time or a flexible working basis. Due consideration will also be given to applicants who have had career breaks for reasons including maternity, paternity or adoption leave, disability or illness.
Application procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803.
Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.
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