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University Lecturer in Geography

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a University Lecturer with interests in interdisciplinary teaching and research relating to the geographies of environmental risk. The post is available from 1 January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.

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 play a central role in launching and delivering two new Masters programmes, on Anthropocene Studies and Holocene Climates, from October 2020, including co-ordinating a new graduate course on inter-disciplinary theories and concepts. They will contribute, as appropriate, to the academic administration of the Department and the University.

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Please provide a curriculum vitae and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. In the covering letter, applicants are encouraged to explain how their interests and experience match the requirements of the role. We require full contact details of three referees, at least two of whom we may contact if you are shortlisted for interview. 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 applicants are expected to take place in Cambridge on 10 July 2019.

Please quote reference LC18978 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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