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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Earth Sciences

History, Geography & Social Sciences

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £36,386 to £53,348 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 18 September 2022
Reference:  EHT2064-0722-R

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Earth Sciences to join the department of History, Geography and Social Sciences.  You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our geography and geology programmes, delivering our specialist modules on sedimentary geology, geomorphology and other areas of our core geology and physical geography curriculum depending on your areas of expertise and experience. 

You will also be expected to contribute to the research profile of the department through the activities of one of our Research Units, and to meet the qualitative and qualitative requirements for submission to the next Research Excellence Framework.

About You

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Earth Science, you will be an enthusiastic and friendly professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills coupled with a commitment to providing an excellent student experience. An established or promising research profile in geology/ physical geography and very good teaching experience on undergraduate geology/geography/earth science programmes is essential. We particularly seek expertise in sedimentology, geomorphology and palaeontology. 

To be successful you will further enrich our students’ experience through your expertise and subject knowledge as evidenced through your qualifications and experience. In return, you will join a forward thinking and dynamic team that pushes the boundaries of curriculum development within earth sciences. 

Rewards & Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer various routes for progression, a range of specialist development sessions and academic development opportunities along with an award winning and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means you will receive a full academic induction, be enrolled if appropriate on our PGCTHE, benefit from the Edge Hill University CPD scheme (UKPSF) and our annual University Learning and Teaching day all to support your professional development. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

 “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Cherith Moses, Head of Department of History, Geography and Social Sciences at

Please note, DBS checks will be carried out at any point during your employment if your work requires this.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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