Posted on: 26 September, 2019
Application deadline: October 21, 2019

Lectureship in Geography, Loughborough University, UK

Loughborough University is advertising a permanent lectureship in Geography, available at full time equivalent.

The position is broad – our intention is to appoint an outstanding early career academic in either human or physical geography with interests that complement our existing expertise to enhance our capacity.  Our expertise in human geography includes migration, cities, education, and geographies of children, youth and families. In physical geography, research covers a wide range of cutting-edge topics including hydrological and ecosystem science, polar and alpine research, and the relationship between climate, water and energy.

We would especially welcome interest in the climate-energy-development nexus, which might bridge physical and human geography through wider considerations of sustainability and resilience.

Job title Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities 

Job reference REQ190838 

Date posted 18/09/2019 

Application closing date 21/10/2019

 Location Loughborough 

Package Research, Teaching and Enterprise

Grade 7, £41,526 – £49,533 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

In exceptional circumstances the University may offer a market supplement of up to 10% of the maximum salary quoted per annum. 

Job description School of Social Sciences and Humanities

The position is full time and open ended.  Applications from those who might want to work part-time are very welcome.

Successful candidates will have a record of excellence which is contributing to the furtherance of knowledge in their discipline and which is recognised internationally. Candidates must also have a PhD or equivalent research experience and be able to demonstrate a clear trajectory towards achievement at a higher academic level.

At Loughborough University, we value diversity and are committed to developing our inclusive and respectful culture.

We have opportunities for Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Readers and Professors in a variety of subject areas and research disciplines. We would particularly like to encourage applications from academics with a disability, academics from ethnic minorities and female academics as we are actively seeking to increase numbers of academic staff from these under-represented groups.

With an atmosphere of determination and desire to make a difference and an environment that inspires everyone to be the very best they can be, we have created something distinctive and truly special which you can be a part of.

Whether you’re at the start of your career or looking to take the next step, Loughborough University is a great place to work. We’re ranked top five in the Guardian University Guide 2020, were named University of the Year in both the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and the in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2018, achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and have seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.

Our people are the key to our ongoing success, and we are looking for exceptional academics who share our desire to make a global impact to join us and help us achieve our ambitions.

Find out how you can join Loughborough

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The closing date for applications is 21 October 2019.