University of Glasgow
College of Science & Engineering
School of Geographical & Earth Sciences

Lecturer in Geospatial Data Science

Vacancy Reference: 026863

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, 8: £35,210- £39,610 / £43,266 - £50,132 per annum.

The University of Glasgow, established in 1451, is a member of the UK's Russell Group of leading universities. The University is committed to enhancing its position as one of the world's great broad-based research-intensive universities.

Applications for the post are welcome in any research areas in geospatial data science, including but not limited to, remote sensing, data visualisation, geocomputation, and data analytics that complement the existing strengths within the School. The post-holder will develop, lead and sustain research of international standard in geospatial data science, contribute to teaching, assessment, project supervision and curriculum design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in School management and organisation.

The School has an outstanding reputation in Earth Systems research and is continuing to expand its research and teaching in the area of geospatial data science. We are seeking discipline-bridging applicants who can analyse, understand, and visualise complex geospatial and social information using a variety of data sources and techniques from the physical sciences, and desirably, one or more complementary perspectives.

The successful applicant will work closely with colleagues within the Earth Systems Research Group (ESRG), and potentially the Human Geography Research Group (HGRG) within the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences (GES). Research is organised into three themes; Life and its interactions with dynamic environments; Global landscapes and climate change; and Dynamic Earth and planetary evolution.

Informal enquiries to should be directed to the Head of School, Professor Martin Lee (

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Terms & Conditions

This is a full-time open-ended post.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

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There are currently multiple Lecturer positions available in the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences. Please see our vacancies page for more details:

Closing date: 02 September 2019

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