Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in Sustainable Leadership

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7081403 (Ref.No. ENVEE1480)
Posted: July 21, 2021

Job Description

Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out teaching and research in sustainable leadership? Are you able to design and deliver high quality executive education on postgraduate taught courses? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in a research-intensive Russell Group University?

The Sustainability Research Institute is an internationally leading centre for research and teaching in the environmental social sciences. The School of Earth and Environment (SEE) has a highly successful suite of teaching programmes on sustainable business at postgraduate level. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated colleague, with a career focus on sustainable business, to join our team in developing a new MSc in Sustainable Leadership as part of our ongoing digital education strategy and development of a suite of fully online programmes. We are particularly interested in recruiting a colleague with expertise in online education and/or executive education, experience in industry, and a passion for delivering education for lifelong learning or continuing professional development.

You will collaborate with others at SEE and in the Business school to design modules and teaching content for this new degree, to lead on delivering this content online and to support student learning. This will include inputting to modules such as: Sustainability and Business; Sustainable Business Strategies and Policy, Governance and Sustainability, Contemporary Economics (with respect to lifecycle analysis and ecological economics). In addition to your teaching experience, you should have a background in research and/or practice that is interdisciplinary and that covers sustainable business topics.

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

Dr James Van Alstine, Associate Professor of Environmental Policy

Email: J.VanAlstine@leeds.ac.uk

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 12 months – due to the need for specialist skills)
Release Date:  Tuesday 20 July 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 03 August 2021
Reference:  ENVEE1480

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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