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Unestablished Lecturer (Fixed Term)

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Human Geography. The post is available for a period of 12 months from 1 October 2018.

Applicants with specialisms in any area of human geography are welcome, but we have a particular need for someone with urban interests and with expertise in qualitative methods.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Geography or a cognate subject, will show evidence of high-quality research publications, and will be an excellent communicator, with previous experience of lecturing and small group teaching. They will be expected to teach in the Department of Geography at graduate and undergraduate levels (including participation in field courses and methods teaching), to examine, and to contribute, as appropriate, to the academic administration of the Department and the University. They will actively participate in the activities of the Infrastructural Geographies group, which is one of the six thematic research groups into which the Department's research is organised.

For more information about this post, click on the 'Further information' link below.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2019 in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please provide a curriculum vitae (with information on research interests, publications, research funding obtained, and relevant teaching and other experience) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. In the covering letter, applicants are encouraged to explain how they see their research and teaching interests contributing to the Department's existing activities. Full contact details of two referees are required. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference LC13959 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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