Posted on: 13 November, 2018
Application deadline: December 13, 2018

Lecturer in Quantitative Human Geography, Newcastle University, UK

Faculty/Services: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sub Unit: Geography, Politics & Sociology
Staff Category: Academic (non-clinical)
Contract Type: Open Ended
Hours of Work: Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:  Lecturer Grade F £35,210 to £43,266 per annum Lecturer Grade G £40,792 to £54,765 per annum Closing Date: 13 December 2018

You will conduct research and teaching that complements and extends our research strengths in human geography at Newcastle. You will provide internationally recognised scholarship in quantitative analysis and/or visualisation of spatial data, working with existing secondary datasets as well as novel and emerging data sources and partners. We are particularly interested in innovative quantitative methods and approaches that advance key research agendas in human geography, including: population; health; socio-economic inequalities; demography; cities; migration; labour; politics; security; environment and sustainability. Research connecting to Newcastle University’s growing Spatial Analytics and Modelling (SAM@NCL) initiative is also an advantage.

You will have an international track record of publications applying quantitative and spatial analysis to human geography research agendas and experience of teaching undergraduates and postgraduates.

You will be collegial and keen to develop your academic career in a collaborative environment that values and supports research, teaching and impact.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Dr Stuart Dawley ( or Professor Rachel Franklin (  ).

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