Lecturer in Physical Geography

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, 32,958 to 39,324 or grade 7 40,523 to 48,327, plus 2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum, depending on experience.

The Department of Geography, King's College London, seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Physical Geography. The appointed candidate will promote research excellence through high quality publications and research grant applications and will be an integral member of the academic staff, enhancing student experience by teaching physical geography across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. You should be able to demonstrate active research activity in areas of relevance to the Environmental Dynamics Research Domain. We welcome applications from any substantive area of physical geography, but especially the fields of (palaeo)-climatology, hydrology, geomorphology and ecology. The ED group is highly quantitative with a focus on monitoring and modelling. Ideally, the applicant should also be able to collaborate with our social science and geocomputation research domains, for example as physical geographers in interdisciplinary research projects.

You will have a passion for teaching and engaging with students at all levels. As part of the teaching and tutorial delivery team you will also be responsible for associated project supervision, examining and pastoral duties to our BSc Geography and MSc programmes. A commitment to advanced education in the rapidly changing UK HE environment is essential and opportunities for personal development will be available. This post will form part of our investment in strengthening and deepening our research profile and the student experience in Geography at King's and is consistent with the Department and Faculty's vision for growth and research excellence.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held during May.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Professor Mike Hulme, Head of Geography Department, mike.hulme@kcl.ac.uk or Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2487. To apply for this role, please go to the King's College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

Job Reference: A67/DAR/0417/17-TC

The deadline for applications is midnight on 7 April 2017.

published: 06 March 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.