Professor of Climate and Society

King's College London - The Department of Geography

The Department of Geography, King’s College London, invites applications for the post of Professor of Climate & Society. We are seeking internationally-distinguished applicants with an outstanding track-record of influential research, publications and external funding, and who have the ability to demonstrate clear leadership in research and teaching. In particular, we seek applicants whose work contributes to the human geography of climate, and who can offer leadership in the Department’s research domains of risk & society and/or contested development. Applications are particularly sought from those whose work has contributed to furthering understanding of climate adaptation; climate governance; climate and development; climate risk perceptions; climate change communication; or the politics of climate knowledge.

The appointed candidate will promote and advance high-quality teaching and learning through curriculum development and the management, delivery and monitoring of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Additionally the appointed candidate will promote research excellence and foster a supportive research culture, contributing to the research profile of the Department, Faculty and College through high quality publications and presentations and mentorship of junior colleagues. This post will form part of our investment in strengthening and deepening our research profile and the student experience in Geography at King’s and is consistent with the Department and Faculty's vision for growth and commitment to research excellence.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on either the 10th or 20th of January 2017.

The salary for this post will be competitive and to be negotiated, minimum £64,979 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be also be based on a full time, indefinite contract

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Mike Hulme, Head of Geography Department, or Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2487.

Note: Only one document can be uploaded. If you wish to submit any additional information please include it within the application form.

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