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Lecturer in Geography

Swansea University - Faculty of Science and Engineering

Location: Swansea
Salary: £35,326 to £40,927 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2022
Closes: 13th February 2022
Job Ref: AC05011

Contract: Fixed term position for 12 months from date of appointment (Enhanced Teaching)

Location: Swansea University (Singleton Park Campus)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Geography at Swansea University, within the ambitious and newly formed School of Biosciences, Geography and Physics. Swansea Geography is an ambitious and vibrant research community. We conduct cutting-edge interdisciplinary research spanning Critical Human Geography, Environmental Dynamics, Glaciology, and Global Environmental Modelling and Earth Observation. Swansea is a coastal city that is both picturesque and cosmopolitan, offering an excellent quality of life. Our stimulating, multidisciplinary environment enables and inspires excellence.

The Lecturer in Geography will be fixed term for 12 months to cover a secondment. The post requires high-quality student-centred teaching and a commitment to enhance the overall student experience, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a contribution to academic administration and management within the Department and the College. We seek an individual that has experience of teaching, supervising, tutoring, and assessing undergraduate students successfully in aspects of Geography and in a range of learning environments (e.g. tutorials, seminars, lectures, practical sessions, and field classes).

Candidates should have a passion for teaching to inspire and educate future scholars, looking for ways to deliver innovative teaching and learning, engage students, support their employability, and to deliver the highest possible levels of student experience.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to:

Shortlisting w/c 28th February 2022

Interviews w/c 14th March 2022

How to Apply

Applicants should provide a complete online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation, clearly identifying which position you are applying for. Applicants should also attach to the application these separate documents: 

  1. Curriculum Vitae;
  2. Statement of suitability for the post and your plan to contribute to teaching excellence in Swansea as outlined in the person specification criteria;

These posts are on an Enhanced Teaching Research pathway.  The Academic Career Pathways (ACP) scheme is designed to ensure that academic strengths whether in research, teaching, the wider student experience, leadership or innovation and engagement, are all appropriately recognised, developed, valued, and rewarded.  Further information is available here - https://staff.swansea.ac.uk/human-resources/current-staff/academic-career-pathways/.  These provide indicative performance levels for all academic staff which will be used in the recruitment process as well as for internal academic promotion. Where there are numeric indicators these will be considered in light of the stage of career, hours of work and other commitments.  This may be personal circumstances or work related activities outside of academia such as in industry or a clinical setting.  Applicants are very welcome to provide any relevant individual circumstances such as career breaks, any periods of leave or secondment or any other absences, which should be taken into account and how these have had an impact on your career development.

The appointment is subject to the General Terms of Appointment for Academic Staff set out in the attached: https://staff.swansea.ac.uk/media/P1819-1202-Terms-and-Conditions-of-Appointment-Academic-Staff-June-2019.pdf

To apply, click on the link below;

Lecturer in Geography (swansea.ac.uk)

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