Lecturer in Cultural Geography

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37345 - £48677 per annum
30 May 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Geographical Sciences
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £37345 - £48677 per annum
Closing date for applications 14-Jul-2019

The School of Geographical Sciences invites applications for a lectureship in Cultural Geography from outstanding and accomplished scholars who will advance our interdisciplinary research strategy and augment the School’s excellence in research-led teaching.

Candidates should have a proven track record of innovation, dynamism, and research and teaching excellence. The successful applicant will join a vibrant community of scholarship and critical engagement, working in one of the UK’s premier research institutions in Geography. We are a collegial School, priding ourselves on fostering critical, intellectual curiosity in a collaborative and supportive environment. In contributing to the School’s international research profile, the successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the collegiate life of the School. There are also ample opportunities for candidates to join faculty and university-wide initiatives and institutions such as the Cabot Institute for the Environment, and Brigstow Institute.

Candidates should demonstrate research excellence in cultural geography, particularly in the fields of social theory and continental philosophy. Specific specialisations include but are not-limited to: affect-materiality-biopolitics; non-representational theory; and post-structuralist geographies. Candidates will also be able to deliver high quality teaching in cultural geography, particularly in undergraduate and postgraduate units pertaining to relations between philosophy, social theory, and human geography.

Deadline for applications: 23:59 on Sunday 14th July 2019, date for interviews: Monday 5th August 2019.  Please include a CV and a two-page cover letter that outlines your research strategy, educational vision, and addresses how you meet the person specification listed in the further particulars.

For further information about this role please contact:

Drs. Merle Patchett and Joe Gerlach (academic leads for the appointment); Prof. Tony Payne, Head of the School of Geographical Sciences

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.