NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Professor / Associate Professor in Human Geography

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Northumbria University seeks to appoint a Professor or Associate Professor in Human Geography within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences to provide expertise in an area of Human Geography and further enhance research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities.

Open to all suitably qualified applicants, in particular candidates with expertise aligned with current research strengths in: social and cultural geographies; disasters, development and resilience;  or candidates able to contribute to the International Development Group working in partnership with the Department of Social Sciences to build on our successful engagement with the Global Challenges Research Fund.

As a Senior Academic colleague, you will assist the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to maintain, enhance and improve the University’s national and international reputation in your academic field. You must demonstrate continuing academic attainment and achievement and provide academic leadership of both your subject and associated colleagues, through active contribution to your discipline and to the life and work of the Faculty and the wider University. This will include contributing to significant change within practice, the discipline, profession and/or community at regional, national and international level.

To be successful in this role you will have externally recognised research outputs of a quality that are internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and demonstrable success in securing research funding. You should also demonstrate academic leadership experience and strong standing with external bodies and networks in your field. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Professor Andrew Collins: andrew.collins@northumbria.ac.uk

To apply for this vacancy please click ‘Apply Now’, and submit a covering letter, CV including research / education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from 1 to 5) up to a maximum of 5, since 1 January 2014.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter / practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 03/11/2019