Lecturer in Geospatial Science




£33,797 - £40,322 per annum (Grade 6)
Vacancy Number: 10432BR

As part of an on-going programme of investment and development, the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Cardiff University is seeking to appoint a lecturer in Geospatial Science.

You should share our passion for high quality research-led teaching and be able to contribute to a range of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in geospatial science, with a focus on geographic information science (GIS) and spatial data science, and their application to earth and environmental sciences. Willingness to teaching a GIS applications course for non-specialists is strongly desired. You will also supervise MSc and PhD thesis students.

The successful candidate must develop and sustain an internationally recognised, externally funded interdisciplinary research programme in the area(s) of; GIS, spatial analysis of physical earth and environmental processes, spatial statistics, or geo-visualisation - each at scales ranging from the local to global. 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 tectonics and structural geology, natural resource exploration, marine science, climate/environmental change, hydrology and hydrogeology, high-latitude and montane environments, and environmental/geohazards and their impacts.

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.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting inclusive working practices in STEMM subjects in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and women candidates as BAME and women are currently under-represented within the School. Appointment will always be made on merit.

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

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Ian Hall, Head of School, Email: EarthHos@cardiff.ac.uk or Dr Jenny Pike, Director of Learning and Teaching, 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 Environmental Sciences: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/earth-environmental-sciences

Important Notes:

Applications can only be accepted via the online system.

Closing date: Tuesday 16 February 2021.

This post has previously been advertised to employees of Cardiff University only. We now invite external applications.

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 who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. 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: 25 January 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.