Vice Chancellor Senior Fellow/Vice Chancellor Fellow - Engineering and Environment

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
14 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Vice Chancellor Senior Fellow/Vice Chancellor Fellow
Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Subject: Vice Chancellor Fellow / Vice Chancellor Senior Fellow in Glaciology and Extreme Environments

Northumbria University Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Amsterdam, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Working within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences and the research theme Extreme Environments, you will conduct research in glaciology and contribute to understanding processes related to glacier dynamics and the role of glaciers in a global context. You will enhance research and teaching in cold environments and provide expertise related to the subjects of modelling or remote sensing of the climate system with particular focus on the modelling of ice sheets and glaciers.  

The position is permanent. For the first three-years of your appointment you will be employed as a research fellow with light teaching duties, and then transferred to a lectureship or senior lectureship depending on qualifications and experience.

You must hold a PhD degree in earth sciences, physical geography, physics, mathematics or related fields.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact Prof. G. Hilmar Gudmundsson (Hilmar.Gudmundsson@northumbria., 

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 4) up to a maximum of 4, since 2017.  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 15/02/2021