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University Lecturer in Human Geography

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint to a permanent University Lectureship in Human Geography from 1 January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The appointment is open to any individual who works in human geography, but we have a particular interest in teaching and research on the global South and/or East Asia, including comparative and interdisciplinary approaches.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Geography or a cognate subject, will show evidence of high quality research publications and have a proven record of winning research grants. They will have strong teaching experience and will be expected to teach and examine on the undergraduate Geography Tripos (including, where appropriate, teaching field courses and qualitative or quantitative methods), and to contribute to graduate teaching and research training. They will contribute, as appropriate, to the academic administration of the Department and the University.

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

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 teaching and research interests contributing to the Department's existing activities. Full contact details of three 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.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in Cambridge on 25 April 2019.

Please quote reference LC17120 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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