School of Geography

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Geography (Historical-Cultural Geography/Environmental History)

Location: Brayford
This post is full time.
Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2017
Interview Date: Wednesday 10 January 2018
Reference: COS463

Lecturer salary from £32,548
Senior Lecturer salary from £37,706

The University of Lincoln has recently established a new School of Geography within the College of Science, with its first cohort of undergraduate students enrolled in September 2017. The new School has established interdisciplinary programmes in Physical and Human Geography, complementary to, and extending the University's existing portfolio. This is enhancing the University's existing research which has distinctive "local to global" character.

The teaching and research focus for the School of Geography is the safety and health of the inhabited earth. With the world's population divided between urban centres and rural populations, we also include social issues that affect both, such as crime and deprivation, as well as pollution and natural hazards notably floods and droughts.

There are close links with the new interdisciplinary Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health as it is our intention that our students become technically and conceptually equipped by linking their learning to this research environment. Their lives and capabilities will be enhanced by close relationships with academics who are confronting 21st century practical environmental challenges.

The University has also recently established the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology and the Lincoln Institute for Health, and we are keen to ensure that at least part of the new School's activity supports a research theme concerning the sustainable intensification of global food and water security, and associated environmental health issues. The School will be involved in joint delivery of interdisciplinary teaching (especially taught postgraduate) and research programmes, and will form part of the broader development of complementary programmes and research activity, which is attracting external funding.

The foundational Head of School is Professor Mark Macklin who is an authority in river systems and global environmental change, including flooding and pollution issues. He is also the foundational Director of the Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health.

Informal enquiries can be made made by contacting Professor Mark Macklin via email; (cc Fiona Burstow;

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