Professor of Urban Futures 

Glasgow (GB)
05 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Glasgow, College of Social Sciences

The University of Glasgow has been at the forefront in inspiring people in Scotland and the world, and delivering world-leading teaching and learning, research, discovery and knowledge exchange since 1451. Over 25,000 students attend the University and we have over 7,000 members of staff, and an annual research income of more than £181 million.

Our College of Social Sciences is at the forefront of theoretically informed and rigorous empirical research and research-informed teaching, and builds upon the proud tradition of Adam Smith in developing a holistic analysis of society and responding to current and emerging local and global challenges.
Our research makes significant contributions to scholarly debates, to international, national and local policy and practice, and to professional education. We have an international reputation and make a major contribution to the University of Glasgow as a broad-based, research-intensive university.

We are currently seeking the following post within our School of Social and Political Sciences:

Professor of Urban Futures 
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We are seeking an exceptional candidate to drive forward the University’s urban studies agenda. Based in the world-leading Urban Studies subject area, the post-holder will catalyse and build synergy between Urban Studies and those pursuing urban research across the institution.

The successful candidate will bring together an inter-disciplinary group of urban research leaders able to take advantage of the research opportunities that arise from rapid and changing forms of global urbanisation, and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

The candidate will bring an established international reputation for high quality research in urban studies and related fields, and we would particularly welcome candidates with an outstanding research profile and related grant successes.

It is anticipated that Interviews are likely to be held around mid-January 2018.

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Salaries will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation.

Closing date: 19 November 2017.