Senior Lecturer in GIS & Risk Management (1.0 FTE)

University of Chester - Department of Geography & International Development

The Department of Geography and International Development (GID) is a dynamic unit comprising 14 fte academic staff. It has a national reputation for innovation and excellence in undergraduate learning and teaching in geography, natural hazard management and international development. The Department also offers CPD training in flood modelling and community resilience developing out of teaching and research links with (UK) flood practitioners.

The Department is seeking to augment its teaching and research expertise through the appointment of an accomplished Lecturer with expertise in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) applied to hazard and risk management. The appointee will assume particular responsibility for teaching GIS to (human and physical) Single Hons Geography students and to students of Combined Hons Natural Hazard Management (NHM), and well as working closely with Drs Servel Miller, Andrew Miles and Martin Degg in the delivery of the BSc NHM degree programme at Chester.

Applicants for the post must be qualified to PhD level (or soon to complete) in geography/geoscience, and must be willing and able to contribute to teaching and research in both GIS and hazard/risk management.

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be directed to the Head of Department, Dr. Martin Degg – m.degg@chester.ac.uk; (01244) 513173.

Candidates may download further details from our website at www.chester.ac.uk/jobs/ and apply for the post via our Online Recruitment Website quoting reference number RA001937.

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