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Lecturer in Physical Geography: Climate Change

Kingston University

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £38,647 to £41,995
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd April 2019
Closes: 30th May 2019
Job Ref: 385147

This is a full-time fixed term contract post from September 2019 until September 2020 that will involve delivery and administration of teaching in Physical Geography with an emphasis on climate/environmental change. The provision of high-quality student-centred up-to-date teaching to undergraduates will be the main focus. Other engagement with students will include academic tutorials fieldwork and project supervision.

Research leading to publications and/or professional activity in the above subjects is also expected.

The Person

The successful applicant will contribute to teaching and course developments in Physical Geography and Environmental Science. You will need to hold a suitable first degree and a PhD in Geographical or Environmental Science related field. The specific area of capability in teaching we require is in climate change.

You will have a track record or potential in relevant research and should also be an effective communicator both in writing and orally to large and small groups. As well as being a good group worker you should have the ability to work autonomously under pressure be able to meet deadlines and have an adaptable approach to work.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate that they meet the Kingston University standards in learning and teaching and research.

The Faculty

The Faculty of Science Engineering and Computing covers such diverse subjects as: games technology; motorsport engineering; forensic science; aircraft maintenance environmental hazards and disaster management; cybersecurity; civil engineering surveying and construction sports science nutrition; digital media technology; aerospace engineering biomedical science and pharmacy.

Many of our lecturers are expert practitioners working at the forefront of their fields and most are also actively engaged in research bringing up-to-the-minute knowledge to their teaching. The Faculty boasts state-of-the art facilities including specialist laboratories a public outreach centre concrete testing facilities a games laboratory; flight simulators and a Learjet – providing future scientists and engineers with real-life environments for learning practical skills.

Further information

This is a full-time position with a starting salary of £38647 per annum.

Interviews are expected to take place on 14th June.

If you would like to discuss this role in more depth please contact Pete Garside Head of Department at p.garside@kingston.ac.uk.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community including staff students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply click on ‘Apply for this job’. If for accessibility reasons you need to apply in an alternative format please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

   
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