Posted on: 18 July, 2019
Application deadline: August 17, 2019

Lecturer – Human Geography / Planning (Urban Design) (Darlithwyr Disglair), Cardiff University, Wales

Location: Cardiff
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th July 2019
Closes: 17th August 2019
Job Ref: 8875BR

The School

The School of Geography and Planning is a centre for research in the areas of human geography, planning, urban design and spatial analysis.

We have a diverse portfolio of research covering economic, social, political and cultural change and the built and natural environments.

Our research activity has a high impact in shaping relevant policy debates and influencing international agendas. Through these research efforts, we play an internationally leading role in research and academic inquiry associated with the development, management and sustainability of cities, regions and rural spaces.

While many research projects focus on the UK, our staff also carry out research, consultancy and teaching in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia, India, China, Malaysia, Japan, South Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere.

The Role

The School of Geography and Planning invites applications for a Lectureship in Human Geography / Planning with a specialism in urban design. The candidate will have a background in urban design or design-based planning. They will have an established research expertise and developing portfolio of research in one or both of these areas and be able to contribute to the overall research performance of the School. They will also have a proven ability to contribute to teaching on urban design and / or design-based planning, and the ability to teach in the area of community-based planning.

This post is full-time (35 hours per week), for a fixed term of 18 months.

Salary: £33,199 – £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)

For further details of this vacancy please contact Professor Paul Milbourne, Head of School on  Those with queries about the Disglair scheme are encouraged to contact Professor Claire Gorrara, Dean of Research Environment and Culture or Professor Kim Graham, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation on

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in early September. Specific dates will be provided after shortlisting.

Closing date: Saturday 17 August 2019

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. Cardiff University is particularly looking to recruit from under-represented groups in academia, such as BAME colleagues.