Lecturer in Human Geography

£33797 - £40322 per annum
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Closing Date: 22 October 2020 at Midnight

The Department of Geography at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the fixed term role of Lecturer. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in any of the sub-disciplines of human geography, including geographical theories and methods.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of excellent research and teaching within an exciting and progressive institution. For more information, please visit our Department pages at: www.dur.ac.uk/geography

The University is committed to enabling all of our colleagues to achieve their full potential. We promote and maintain an inclusive and supportive environment to ensure that all colleagues can thrive .

The role of a fixed term Lecturer at Durham provides the opportunity to deliver outstanding education and research within an inclusive and supportive environment that is staffed by world class colleagues. Lecturers will be supported to develop their academic careers by training and financial support in research and education, guided by a designated mentor.

The primary focus of this role is on research and teaching but there will also be the opportunity to engage in wider citizenship within the University and beyond.

This role of Lecturer is for a fixed term of three years and to provide cover for the uplift in student numbers. It is not anticipated that this period would be extended beyond the initial fixed term.

Applicants must demonstrate research and teaching excellence in one or more of the sub-disciplines of human geography - complementing and extending the teaching and research of the Department - and with the ability to teach our students to an exceptional standard and to fully engage in the services, citizenship and values of the University. The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.