University Lectureship in Zoology (Freshwater Fisheries)
The University of Liverpool will shortly be setting up a new Research
Centre in Aquatic Sciences. Subject to the completion of negotiations, a
temporary, two-year post will be available to take over the duties of Dr R
T Leah who is being seconded to set-up the new centre. Ideally, the
lectureship will begin in September / October 1996.
The main teaching duties will involve teaching a major part of a third year
course in Freshwater Fish and Fisheries, contributing to a Chordate Biology
course (on fish anatomy and evolutionary history) and various courses
concerning pollution and freshwater ecosystems. Competency in statistics
and experimental design would be an advantage, as would an interest in
We are seeking a highly-motivated individual who will get the opportunity
to play a major role in the development of the freshwater /
ecotoxicological research and teaching within the Department. This is an
ideal opportunity to gain experience in lecturing and to promote a research
career. The appointee will join a well funded research group with excellent
research facilities and a rapidly expanding research programme. To
facilitate a rapid start, support will be provided with establishing the
appointee's contribution to both the research and teaching programmes.
The appointment will be on the Lecturer A Scale in the region of £16k per
annum, dependent on age and qualifications.
In view of the short timescale involved in making the appointment,
potential candidates should make contact with Dr Leah for further