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Lecturer in Conservation Biology

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The School of Biological & Behavioural Sciences at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is undergoing an exciting phase of expansion and development. We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and research-driven Lecturer in Conservation Biology to join our Department of Biology. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a strong publication record and a keen interest in establishing their research group in this discipline.

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The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to contribute to Conservation Biology, as studied at a regional or global scale. We are particularly interested in individuals who have been actively involved in consortia or collaborative research projects, as this reflects the candidate’s ability to engage in interdisciplinary research and foster fruitful collaborations. This is a broad search and therefore we encourage applications focusing on plants or animals, as well as on terrestrial or marine systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach on our undergraduate and/ or postgraduate programmes. Teaching responsibilities will be reduced for the first two years while the post holder establishes their research.

About Queen Mary

Queen Mary, University of London is a member of the Russell Group and one of the largest colleges in the University of London. We are of the UK’s leading research-intensive institutions (7th for the quality of our research outputs in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework). We have made a strategic commitment to world-class research and teaching across all disciplines.

At QMUL, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we have fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence and we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum, a season ticket loan scheme, staff networks and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is full time, permanent and available with an immediate start. The salary will be in Grade 5-6, in the range: £47,178 – £58,595 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

QMUL’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Head of Biochemistry: Prof Christophe Eizaguirre via: [email protected].

To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button above.

The closing date is 07 September 2023. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

The school holds a Silver Athena Swan award and is committed to the promotion of equality and diversity. As part of this commitment, we strongly encourage applications from women and under-represented (BAME) groups.

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