|Salary:||£43,414 to £54,949 p.a.|
|Placed On:||20th March 2023|
|Closes:||25th April 2023|
The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a University Assistant Professor in Glaciology. The post is available from 1 October 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful candidate will be based in the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), a sub-department of Geography, and will hold teaching and administrative duties at SPRI and in the Department. The role-holder will be expected to contribute to the national and international reputation for excellence that the Department and the Institute hold for teaching and research in geography. In particular, the role-holder will undertake cutting-edge research that builds on the current interests of SPRI staff in glaciology and contemporary and future studies of the cryosphere.
Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and will have an academic record appropriate for their career stage, including high-quality research publications, have a proven record of winning research grants and/or the ability to formulate research projects such as will attract funding from research councils, educational charities, or other grant-awarding organisations, and a growing international research reputation.
Candidates should regard themselves as either being, or having the strong potential to be, enthusiastic and effective educators, willing and able to teach introductory and integrative courses to first- and second-year undergraduates, as well as more specialist topics at final-year undergraduate and Masters levels, in particular to the MPhil in Polar Studies. They will also be able to contribute to methods teaching (e.g., field, modelling, computational, laboratory) and to recruit and supervise postgraduate students and contribute, as appropriate, to the academic administration of SPRI, the Department and the University.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/40117.
Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in Cambridge on 14 and 15 June 2023.
Please quote reference LC35967 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Type / Role: