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Lecturer - Human Geography

University of Northampton - Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

Location: Northampton
Salary: £34,189 to £38,460 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th March 2019
Closes: 21st April 2019
Job Ref: UN3077

A vacancy has arisen for a temporary full-time Lecturer role in Human Geography, within the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology. The post is fixed term for 12 months or when the postholder returns from maternity leave, whichever is soonest.

Applicants should have a PhD in Human Geography, with a specialism in geographies of sport, and a demonstrable track record of teaching and assessing within a Higher Education environment.

The successful applicant will be part of a team responsible for the planning, development and delivery of undergraduate Geography programmes.  The person appointed will carry out a teaching programme across a range of curriculum areas, which may include geographies of sport, migration and population geography, urban geography, research methods, and dissertation supervision.  In addition, the successful applicant will support fieldwork activities, and will undertake research and scholarly activity relevant to the role.

The Department of Environmental and Geographical Science delivers a broad range of on-campus biology, geography and environmental science provision at undergraduate level and environmental/wastes management programmes of study at masters level. In addition, the Department delivers off-campus distance learning provision in cleaning science and wastes management at undergraduate and environmental/wastes management at postgraduate level. The Department’s mission is to be internationally facing and committed to maximising the intellectual potential and employability of all of our students. The Department provides life-changing opportunities in education that are underpinned by a culture of research, entrepreneurship and social enterprise.

Interview Date: Week commencing 6 May 2019

This is an exciting time to join our University as have recently relocated to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Due to the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria we regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time. (For external adverts that do not meet NQF Level 6)

Please note that the University of Northampton Enterprises Limited are unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK. We can therefore only accept applications from individuals who are currently eligible to work in the UK. (For all UNEL adverts)

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

   
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