Lecturer (Teaching-Focused) in Physical Geography

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£42,126 per annum - including London Allowance
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full-time, fixed-term (12 months) Teaching-Focused Lecturer post in the Department of Geography, Royal Holloway University of London. The successful applicant will join a department with an outstanding reputation for its teaching and student support, with some of the very strongest ratings for student satisfaction (NSS). The successful candidate will be dynamic and enthusiastic with the ability to inform and inspire students, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The Department has a strong community ethos, and mentoring and further training will be available to the successful candidate.

The post is focused on Physical Geography. The successful candidate will co-teach the Year 2 Biogeography course and lead the Year 3 Mammals in a Changing World course. He/she will also contribute to our Year 2 Sicily fieldtrip. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching on our MSc in Quaternary Science. He/she will be an academic tutor for Year 1 students. While this is a teaching-focused post, with no formal research requirement, the successful candidate will be encouraged to engage with the wider research culture of the Department, particularly the Centre for Quaternary Research.

This is a fixed-term post, available from 1 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. The successful applicant will join one of the UK’s strongest Geography Departments, with research specialisms in cultural and historical geography, development, environmental sustainability, geopolitics and Quaternary science. It was ranked 2nd in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework and also has some of the best teaching ratings from students for any discipline (UK National Student Survey). The Department has a strong community ethos and commitment to engaged teaching, with a wide-ranging programme of fieldwork built into undergraduate teaching.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit . The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: or via telephone on: +44 (0)1784 41 4241. Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Katie Willis at or the Director of the Centre for Quaternary Research, Professor Danielle Schreve at

Please quote the reference: 0618-222

Closing Date:Midnight, 5 July 2018

Interview Date: 13 July 2018