Professorship of Geography (1931)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
09 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Professorship of Geography (1931)

Department/Location: Department of Geography

Reference: LC34095

Closing date: 06 January 2023

Following the retirement of Ash Amin, the Board of Electors to the Professorship of Geography (1931) invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in human geography. They will possess the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on and extend current strengths in the Department, thereby contributing to its leading research presence in the discipline. They will be committed to promoting a vibrant interdisciplinary and inclusive departmental research culture. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration, including management and leadership.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

Further information is available at:

Or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 6 January 2023.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Mike Hulme, Convenor of Board of Electors and Head of Department:                            

Please quote reference LC34095 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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