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New Assistant Professor (Teaching focussed) post in Environmental Biology available in the School of Life Sciences. Closing date 12 April 2023.

As a Teaching Focussed Assistant Professor you will join our team to deliver a comprehensive package of teaching, with a particular focus on delivery of lecture and seminar teaching, tutorials, project supervision and practical teaching. You will particularly support the course management, curriculum development and delivery of the MSc Global Decarbonisation, a newly approved interdisciplinary course forming part of the University of Warwick’s STEM Grand Challenge. You will design teaching material and deliver teaching and assessment across a range of lecture modules and laboratories within the areas of climate change science, nature-based carbon capture and storage practices and the sustainability of food production systems.

As an ideal candidate, you will have a good honours degree and possession of a PhD in a relevant biological or environmental science discipline. You will have ideally have experience in delivering excellent university level teaching, including via online learning, and expertise in supervising student research projects. You will support the work of the School to develop and enhance its teaching reputation Environmental Biology, both internally and externally. Preference may be given to candidates who hold teaching accreditation, such as HEA or equivalent. Candidates should expect to demonstrate how they would help to deliver excellent teaching of Environmental Biology modules within the School.

We welcome applicants with industrial experience who can support an industrially relevant curriculum and who have a desire to engage in research. The University aims to promote work life balance for all employees and the School of Life Sciences will consider a range of possible flexible working arrangements in order to recruit the best candidate.

Closing date 12 April 2023

Full details are available here

Mon 03 Apr 2023, 21:37

Meeting: Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and the Environment Act

A meeting is being held on 7th February 2023 to bring together University of Warwick researchers interested in the broad field of biodiversity and ecosystem services with colleagues from Coventry City and Warwickshire councils to discuss potential areas of collaboration, particularly relating to implementation of the Environment Act. A key aim of the meeting is to build a cross-faculty network of researchers in this area.

Please contact Gary Bending ( for further information.

Tue 17 Jan 2023, 10:46

Warwick researchers show that bacteria found on common trees may act as sinks for air pollution

Bacteria found on the leaves of common UK tree species may remove toxic carbon monoxide (CO) from the air, according to researchers from the University of Warwick in recently published research

Thu 16 Jun 2022, 10:43

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