Position for a resource economist in Kent, U.K.

November 14, 2005.  

Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology,

Department of Anthropology

Senior Lectureship/

Lectureship in Biodiversity


Ref: A06/11

Lecturer A/B: £24,352 - £36,959 pa

Senior Lecturer: £38,685 - £43,850 pa


Fixed term for three years,available from 1 January 2006 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Preference will be given to those most likely to contribute to

DICE’s international standing in training and research in

biodiversity conservation.The candidate should ideally have

expertise in resource economics of wildlife and/or fisheries, be able to teach and convene core modules on the subject in our BSc and postgraduate programmes.You will be expected to further develop your own research, and to contribute to existing research groups.


Your research area should relate preferably to resource

economics of wildlife and/or fisheries, and be in an area that

forms synergies with existing research, and that can contribute to general student development within a Department that includes biodiversity management and conservation, ethnobotany, as well as social, environmental, and biological anthropology.


Ideally, you will have a doctorate level qualification, or an

equivalent qualification, experience in a relevant area of

resource economics/biodiversity conservation, a good record of publications and a proven ability to attract research/

conservation funding.


For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Nigel

Leader-Williams on 01227 823754 or email: n.leaderwilliams@



Further particulars are available from the Personnel Office on

01227 827837 (24 hours) or from our website


Text phone users please telephone 01227 824145.

Please quote the above reference number.

Closing date for the receipt of applications:12 noon Monday


Günther Manske

Dr. Günther Manske