Lecturer in Human Geography (maternity cover)

University of Plymouth - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences invites you to apply for a Lectureship in Human Geography at the University of Plymouth. This is a 12-month fixed-term post to cover for a member of staff on maternity leave. 

Geography at Plymouth is a large and successful subject area, comprising 25 full-time academic staff, and enjoying excellent support from well-resourced laboratory facilities in geospatial analysis and physical geography. As well as breadth and depth in Geography, we have strong academic links across the institution with, for example, the University’s Marine Institute and the cross-disciplinary Sustainable Earth Institute.

You will be an enthusiastic team player, and your enthusiasm for your subject will extend to providing excellent teaching at undergraduate and, potentially, postgraduate levels, informed by professional practice, scholarship and your own research experience. You will be developing a track record of excellent academic research, commensurate with the level of appointment, and compatible with REF UoA 14. You will benefit from a positive and collegiate working environment that values and promotes excellence in all academic activities.

Contact for informal discussion:

Professor Jon Shaw, jon.shaw@plymouth.ac.uk 01752 585963

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week on a fixed term basis to cover a period of maternity expected to last 12 months

Interview date: w/c 22 january 2018

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016. 

We welcome applications from all areas of human geography, but candidates with expertise in society and nature are especially encouraged to apply.

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