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Lecturer in Human Health and the Environment
Job SummaryApplications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Lecturer in Human Health and the Environment.
PhD in a relevant field (Environmental Health, Vector-borne Diseases, Parasitology or Epidemiology)
A track record of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral research/training and refereed research publications is essential. Experience in securing external research funding, pursuing independent research, managing laboratories and development of university level courses/programmes would be advantageous. Evidence of excellence in teaching, curriculum development and educational technology will be an additional asset.
Areas of Specialization
A strong interdisciplinary background that includes competencies in molecular and ecological based methods applied to understand relationships among the environment, climate change and human parasites/ pathogens/diseases, with particular emphasis on vector borne diseases.
Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to human health and the environment, develop a high quality research programme, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, attract external grant funding for research, assist in curriculum reform, manage teaching and research laboratories.
The Department places high priority on individuals of integrity and who can work well in a team environment. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English, and willingness to work collaboratively with academic and support staff within the department.