Title: Lecture in Horticulture Type:  Permanent, Full-Time Salary: £29,650 – £42,388 (under review) Location: SRUC Elmwood Campus REF: ANF/RLU/012/33 Closing Date: 17th July 2023 SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.  Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors. 

We are looking for a horticulture lecturer who can integrate with colleagues across our existing teaching and research strengths. The successful candidate will have an awareness of the horticultural industry as a whole and have knowledge of sustainable horticultural practices and be willing to contribute to the enhancement of the departments sustainability.

Ideally, the successful applicant will be experienced in FE and/or HE delivery, combined with a drive to impact positively on today’s horticulture industry.

The successful candidate will be required to teach on and further develop the FE and HE horticulture portfolio. Within this programme across SRUC, there is an emphasis on preparing students for careers and fostering the essential skills needed by industry. The successful applicant will also ideally have a track record of research and/or industry experience in a related field.

SRUC is seeking a closer alignment of its research and education activities and it is hoped that the successful applicant will contribute to world class research carried out within SRUC. You will grasp the opportunity to foster cross-disciplinary collaborations and ambitions that will build on current strengths within the department, and across the institution..

Benefits / What you will get in return:

  • Enhanced holidays (minimum 33 days per year)
  • Enhanced pension contributions (5% employee and 10% employer opposed to 5% employee and 3% employer)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • RAC Membership
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Hybrid working solutions (in some areas)
  • Tailored investment in and individuals’ learning and development 

Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Particulars document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the APPLY link.

Further information:

Please read the Job Particulars Document before proceeding with your application.

Apply: To apply for this role, please use the SRUC online application system. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form. Closing date: 17th July 2023

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