Lecturer in Economic Geography and Urban and Regional Development - B80699A

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Geography, Politics & Sociology

Grade F: £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.
Grade G: £39,324 - £46,924 per annum.

The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Economic Geography and Urban and Regional Development tenable from October 2017. The Lectureship will be based in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) in Geography within the School. CURDS aims to produce academically rigorous and policy relevant research and contribute to teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We are open to applications from any area of economic geography related to urban and regional development broadly defined, especially with reference to the CURDS research themes of people and places, innovation and technology, finance and services, and institutions and governance (see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/curds/40th/). You will be expected to make contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and to undertake supervision of postgraduate students.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of CURDS, Prof. Andy Pike (tel: 0191 208 8011, email andy.pike@ncl.ac.uk).

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

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