Lecturer in Climate Risk and Resilience

Salary: 33,797 - 40,322 per annum (Grade 6)
Vacancy Number: 9303BR

As part of an ongoing programme of investment and development, the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences (EARTH), Cardiff University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the area of Climate Risk and Resilience.

You should share our passion for high quality research-led teaching and be able to contribute to the delivery of core and specialist modules within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in EARTH's Environmental and Geographical Science area, as well as more broadly across the School. You will also supervise MSc and PhD thesis students. Experience of and enthusiasm to run student field trips are desirable.

The postholder will develop and sustain an internationally recognised, externally funded, interdisciplinary research programme addressing (i) physical climate change impacts and evidence-based responses and (ii) integrating methods of the natural and social sciences to assess the connections between the global environment and human activities. We are seeking candidates who complement our current research programme and who are able to integrate across existing areas of expertise. Current areas of research interest in the school at large include Earth surface processes, marine science, climate/environmental change, palaeoclimate, hydrology and hydrogeology, high-latitude and montane environments, and environmental hazards.

You will join our lively and dynamic School which is internationally recognised for its research and teaching. You will have an excellent academic research record, including quality peer-reviewed publications and the proven ability to secure external funding to support your research and ensure its impact beyond academia.

The School of Earth and Ocean Science is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women's careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week), available immediately and open-ended.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Ian Hall, Head of School, email: EarthHos@cardiff.ac.uk or Dr Jenny Pike, Deputy Head of School, email: Pikej@cardiff.ac.uk

For further details about working in Cardiff University, please contact Briony FitzGerald, email: FitzgeraldB1@cardiff.ac.uk

More information on the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences can be found at: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/earth-ocean-sciences

Important Notes:

Applications can only be accepted via the online system.

To apply, please visit our website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date: Monday, 9 December 2019.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We therefore welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

posted: 11 November 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.