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Teaching Associate in Conservation Leadership (Fixed Term)

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a one-year fixed-term Teaching Associate in Conservation Leadership from 1 September 2023. This position is also suitable for those seeking part-time or other flexible working.

We are seeking an individual who can contribute to teaching and examining in the field of conservation leadership and other courses within the Department of Geography. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to teaching and management of the flagship MPhil in Conservation Leadership, a one-year programme that aims to build the leadership capacity of conservation professionals from around the world. In addition, they may have the opportunity to contribute to relevant final year undergraduate courses in geography.

The role-holder will be based in the David Attenborough Building the home of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative and the MPhil in Conservation Leadership, where they will carry out their teaching, examining and administrative duties.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Geography or a cognate subject, possess evidence of extensive and relevant teaching experience, and deep practical knowledge of the conservation sector. For more in-depth information on the duties, skills and experience required, please refer to the Further Particulars.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements. If you are seeking part-time or flexible working, your application should clearly indicate what arrangements would be desirable.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.


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Please quote reference LC36701 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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