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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Geography and Environmental Sciences

Northumbria University - Faculty of Engineering and Environment - Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £35,210 to £50,132 Grade 7 or 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd March 2019
Closes: 23rd April 2019
Job Ref: EAE/18/1657

Northumbria University seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Human Geography within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences.

Working within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, you will contribute to an area of human geography to further enhance research, enterprise and teaching. The department is home to two research groupings in human geography: the Disasters and Development Network and the Social and Cultural Geographies Research Group, which connect colleagues researching in these areas from across the University and elsewhere. We invite high-quality applications from candidates who either align with our areas of existing strength, or can support us in growing capacity in allied areas.

The successful candidate must hold a first degree and be qualified to doctoral level in a relevant discipline, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. A proven ability to deliver high quality research and teaching is essential, together with an appropriate publication profile and track record of bidding for external income.

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. The University is the 6th biggest University in the UK with 38,000 students from 135 countries and 3,000 staff. The campus hosting this post is located in the central part of Newcastle upon Tyne, one of the UK’s best cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Amsterdam, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore and Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Professor Ben Brock, Head of Department,  or Professor Andrew Collins, Head of Subject (Human Geography, Policy and Development),

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