[ES_JOBS_NET] Lecturer A/ Lecturer B in Geography
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Jun 10 14:17:58 MDT 2015
Reference Number 11581
Location London, Bloomsbury
School/Department Geography, Environment and Development Studies
Position Type Fixed Term or Permanent
Hours 35 hours per week / 21 hours per week
Salary from/to 35343 – 49020
Purpose and Main Duties
The Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies (GEDS) at
Birkbeck is looking to appoint to three posts in this dynamic department.
Lecturer A/B in GIS and Big Data Analytics
Lecturer A in Social or Economic Geography
Lecturer A in Physical/ Environmental Geography
You will join one of the department’s research clusters, Social and Spatial
Inequalities or Environment and Sustainability and contribute to
undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and academic administrative roles.
The Lecturer A in Social or Economic Geography will be able to supervise a
broad range of social science dissertations. The Lecturer A in Physical/
Environmental Geography will be able to teach environmental processes and
may have a specific research interest in sustainability. The Lecturer A/B
in GIS and Big Data Analytics will be involved in researching with big data
as well as being able to teach big data analysis using GIS.
About the Department
For further information about the School of Social Sciences, History and
Philosophy and in particular the Department of Geography, Environment and
Development Studies visit the following websites: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/sshp
Salary: Grade 7 (Lecturer A) which is £35,343 rising to £40,460 pro-rata
per annum inclusive of £3,066 London Allowance pro-rata per annum or Grade
8 (Lecturer B) which is £41,577 rising to £49,020 pro-rata per annum
inclusive of £3,066 London Allowance pro-rata per annum.
Lecturer A/B in GIS and Big Data Analytics is full time, 35 hours per week
(1.0 FTE) and open ended. Lecturer A in Social or Economic Geography is
part-time, 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE) and fixed term for 18 months.
Lecturer A in Physical / Environmental Geography is full time, 35 hours per
week (1.0 FTE) and fixed term for 10 months. The salaries quoted above are
inclusive of London allowance and pro-rata for the part-time post. The
initial salary will be dependent on the level of appointment and skills and
experience of the successful applicant. The appointment is subject to a
probationary period of up to three years. Birkbeck also provides a generous
defined benefit pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working
arrangements and other great benefits.
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Thursday 25 June
Interviews will be held on either Monday 6 July, Thursday 9 July, Wednesday
15 July or Thursday 16 July 2015, therefore please try to keep these dates
For further information on this opportunity contact Dr Karen Wells,
Assistant Dean (Email: k.wells at bbk.ac.uk). A link to the PDF documents
containing the job descriptions and person specifications is below.
Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications
from all candidates irrespective of their sex, race, disability, sexual
orientation, age, religion or belief. Birkbeck is a member of the ‘positive
about disability’ two ticks scheme and guarantees to interview all
candidates who meet the essential criteria for the post.
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