Professor of Soil Science

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
06 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Soil Science - G867
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit        Natural and Environmental Sciences
Sub Unit       Ecosystems Services
Staff Category     Professorial
Contract Type     Open Ended
Hours of Work     Full Time
Location      Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date:  30 September 2018

Founded in 2017 from the merger of agricultural, biological, chemical, marine and geosciences, the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES) is a centre of multidisciplinary research and training at Newcastle University.

As part of its forward plans and in alignment with the University and Faculty strategy, the School have identified a number of key appointments in agriculture, chemistry and soil science to develop a research and training environment that integrates our science base and delivers transformative solutions to society.   

New appointments will join a large and busy school of 120 academic staff, operating on its city campus and farm and marine stations, with access to the range of teaching and research facilities of a large Russell Group University. Committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity, we welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds
The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES) is seeking to appoint a Professor of Soil Science to expand our research activities relating to soils and their fundamental role in meeting society’s needs for food/fuel production, carbon management and a healthy environment.
This position builds on our interdisciplinary research strengths in geochemistry and microbiology, taking advantage of recent significant investments in Newcastle University’s research farms and campus-based laboratory facilities, as well as our links with industry.
The School is committed to extending the diversity of its academic base; applications are sought from candidates with an international research profile in soil science or a discipline that supports soil science.
For any informal enquiries please contact Professor David Manning. Tel: (0)191 208 6610 or email: