Cardiff University Job Vacancy: Tutor in Water Science – Cardiff, United Kingdom

Posting Job


March 21, 2020

Expired Job


March 23, 2020




Tutor in Water Science

Salary: £27,511 – £31,866 per annum (Grade 5)

Vacancy Number: 9665BR

As part of an on-going programme of investment and development, the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences (EARTH), Cardiff University is seeking to appoint a Tutor in Water Science.

The post-holder should share our passion for high quality research-led teaching, including facilitating learning involving fieldwork. You should be able to contribute to the delivery of core and specialist modules within the undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in Earth and Geographical Sciences, especially a new MSc programme on Water in a Changing World starting October 2020. You should have an interest in many aspects of water science but in particular hydrology and catchment processes, flood risk or the impact of climate change on the hydrological cycle.

The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake seminars, tutorials and group work and supervise student projects and carry out teaching-related administrative duties, in particular with the MSc programme. Teaching contributions are within a framework of an agreed programme typically overseen by an academic member of staff. In addition, the candidate should be able to participate in residential fieldwork and day trips as appropriate. An ability to contribute to teaching in the area of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) would be an advantage.

You will join our lively and dynamic School of Earth and Ocean Sciences which is internationally recognised for its research and teaching. The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week). The post is available immediately and is fixed term until 31st December 2023.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Simon Wakefield, email or Dr Michael Singer, email

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact Briony FitzGerald, email:

Important Note: Applications can only be accepted via the online system.

It is the University’s policy to use the person specification as a key tool for shortlisting. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element.

When attaching the supporting statement to your application profile, please ensure that you name it with the vacancy reference number: 9665BR.

To apply, please visit our website: CLICK HERE

Closing cate: Monday, 23 March 2020.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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