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Teaching Fellow in Applied Geophysics and Petroleum Geology

Are you a capable and ambitious teacher or trainer looking for your next challenge?  Do you have the skills and experience to contribute to programmes in geophysics and petroleum geoscience at a leading Russell Group university? 

Working with staff across the Institute of Applied Geoscience (IAG), you will have the  opportunity to support and deliver teaching in Geology and Geophysics both at undergraduate and MSc levels and specifically on modules in applied geophysics and petroleum geology including seismic interpretation, applied geophysical methods and petroleum geology. You will work collaboratively with colleagues on each module team, as well as taking responsibility for your own teaching workload. Specifically you will be responsible for preparing, delivering and assessing teaching on the following programmes: Geological Sciences BSc, Structural Geology with Geophysics MSc, and Exploration Geophysics MSc.

With a first degree in Geology or Geophysics or other cognate subject, you will also have significant industrial experience, or a PhD, in a relevant area of Geology or Geophysics that is cognate with the modules that are being delivered on the programmes. Additionally you will have experience as a teacher or training provider in relevant applied geophysics and/or petroleum geology areas, and experience using geoscience industrial software and programming. Experience of the design, development and delivery of teaching materials in a Higher Education setting is desirable.

You will also have the experience to supervise MSc projects in applied geophysics and petroleum geoscience.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr Richard Collier, Senior Lecturer in Sedimentology/Tectonics

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5211, email:


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £32,548 to £38,833 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (18 months as the post requires specialist skills for a limited period, latest start date 1 January 2018)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 27 September 2017
Interview Date:  Monday 06 November 2017
Reference:  ENVEE1186
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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