Principal Lecturer - Head of Geography, Environment and Planning

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
£50,618 to £58,655
22 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Lecturer - Head of Geography, Environment and Planning

Faculty of Development and Society
The Department of the Natural and Built Environment
Full time
£50,618 to £58,655 dependent on experience

As one of the largest universities in the United Kingdom, our vision is to be the world's leading applied university.  The Department of the Natural and Built Environment (NBE) will play a vital role in achieving this, bringing together the disciplines of Architecture, Planning, Construction, Real Estate, Surveying, Geography and the Environment, to create real world impact.

As Head of Geography, Environment and Planning, you will lead the development of a portfolio offering an outstanding student experience across our Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Science, Geographical Information Systems, Planning and Regeneration.

Along with your Deputy Head of Subject, you will provide academic leadership that will deliver high impact outcomes in line with key strategic objectives, particularly those related to teaching, learning, the student experience, research and knowledge transfer:

  • Shaping Futures - through excellent academic provision and securing high student satisfaction
  • Leading Locally and Engaging Globally – by widening the horizons of our students and partners in local and international markets
  • Creating Knowledge - through developing the Subject Group's research capability

We are looking for strong credentials in academic leadership within the discipline of Geography, Environmental Science or Planning, alongside a track record of providing consistently excellent academic provision, research capability and performance.

With a deep understanding of higher education and a robust academic profile, you'll demonstrate a commitment to building connections, networks and outstanding partnerships that will put us at the forefront of the field.  

For non-EU applicants, we may be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job if required.

Please quote job number: 037482 

Closing date: 9 January 2018 at 23.30pm 

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