Posted on: 3 July, 2019
Application deadline: August 2, 2019

Lectureship in Human Geography, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Lectureship in Human Geography – QMUL19329

Department: School of Geography Salary: £41,682 per annum (Grade 5) Reference: QMUL19329 Location: Mile End Date posted: 02-Jul-2019 Closing date: 02-Aug-2019

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Applications are invited for a one year fixed-term lectureship in Human Geography (Teaching and Scholarship) in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The lectureship would suit someone with a background in Development or Economic Geography and will cover essential teaching, including Global Worlds, Reinventing Britain, Spaces of Uneven Development, Global Working Lives, and Retheorising Development Futures.

Applicants should have, or be due to submit, a PhD and have teaching experience and expertise appropriate to their career stage at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level. The ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing, engaging the interest and enthusiasm of the target audience is essential. Teaching accreditation, for example, Associate Fellowship or Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy is desirable.

The School of Geography at Queen Mary has a strong international reputation for theoretically informed and empirically grounded research, and was ranked 5th in REF2014 for its world-leading and internationally-excellent research outputs. The School operates within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award.

The post is full time for 12 months and will start from 1 September 2019. The starting salary will be £41,682 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to Professor Alastair Owens, Head of School, at

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The closing date for applications is 2nd August 2019. Interviews will be held thereafter.

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