Lancaster Environment Centre

Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Earth Science (BJTU)

Salary: 33,943 to 55,998
Closing Date: Saturday 31 December 2016
Interview Date: Wednesday 25 January 2017
Reference: BJTU04

Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) is seeking to enhance its already strong national and international profile of excellence, and is expanding as part of a programme of investment by the University by appointing two new Lecturers/Senior Lecturers. The international lectureship/senior lectureship in Earth Science aims to enhance our research areas of areas such as biogeochemical cycles, volcanology and geohazards, contemporary environmental processes, sub-surface fluids, and palaeoclimatology and palaeoenvironments.

Lancaster University has recently established a joint institute with its highly ranked partner Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). The campus, called Lancaster University College - Beijing Jiaotong University, is located in Weihai in the Shandong province in China. We wish to appoint a post at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level, to collaborate with our key strategic partner in China. Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Delivering up to two visits of 10 weeks duration each teaching at the Weihai campus every year;
  2. Complementing the internationally-leading research output of the Department;
  3. Engaging with the administration and day-to-day running of the Department.

You will be expected to carry out internationally leading research in the area of Earth Science and deliver research-led teaching at the Joint Institute in Weihai, China as part of the international strategic partnership that has been established between Beijing-Jiaotong University and Lancaster University (BJTU-LU). In particular, you should be able to teach general geology, Earth's internal process and biogeochemistry with relevance to the Far East and China in particular.

Details of LEC's activities can be found on the Departmental web site:, and additional information about Lancaster University can be found at: Informal enquiries about LEC and this post should be addressed to: Professor Phil Barker, (0) 1524 510262).

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