Lecturer in Physical Geography

Staffordshire (GB)
27 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

Keele University


Lecturer in Physical Geography

Salary: Grade 7a £33,943-£39,324 / Grade 8 £40,523-£48,327

Post Ref: KU00000233

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £134 million, 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at

The School of Geography, Geology and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Physical Geography. Applications are welcomed from individuals committed to high quality research and teaching in the fields of Quaternary Science and Remote Sensing, and who have interests that complement our research strengths in these areas, while broadening the scope of our teaching expertise.

The post-holder will be expected to possess an excellent track record of innovative research, and will have the potential to develop and/or maintain internationally competitive research, underpinned by publications and grant success, that complements our existing research strengths in the area of Quaternary Science and Remote Sensing. However, other areas of research expertise in physical geography which are compatible with the research strengths of the School, for example, in energy and the environment, will also be considered.

You will be expected to contribute to the delivery of our undergraduate programmes in Geography and Physical Geography. You will have a higher degree in a relevant area of Physical Geography, and will be able to demonstrate an ability to teach effectively and innovatively across a broad range of topics in geography, by enthusing and engaging students in order to deliver an excellent learning experience. The post-holder will also contribute to the geography field course programme.

You will join the growing and highly successful School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, which has a thriving, expanding Geography section that has a strong commitment to, and nationally leading reputation in, delivering high quality research and educational programmes in geography.

Keele University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter, and values equality and diversity across our workforce.  We strive to ensure that our workforce is representative of broader society, and therefore, we would actively welcome applications from women for this role. 

Appointment at Grade 8 may be made in exceptional circumstances and will require significant extra experience in all areas. Applications are encouraged from candidates across the full range.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Stuart Egan, Head of School, telephone: 01782 733174, Email:   

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Closing date for applications: 7 December 2016.
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