[ES_JOBS_NET] University Lecturer in Physical Geography

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Apr 7 01:23:14 MDT 2017

University Lecturer in Physical Geography


The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a suitably qualified scholar
to a University Lectureship in Physical Geography from 1 October 2017, or
as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department of Geography is a friendly scholastic community with
wide-ranging research interests spanning the physical and social sciences
and the humanities. This opportunity follows two recent professorial
appointments in physical geography.

We seek to recruit a dynamic and collegial individual who will have strong
research interests and expertise in the linkages between climatological,
ecological and Earth surface processes. We encourage applications from
researchers developing and combining the analysis of natural proxy
archives, field or experimental methods, data mining and/or numerical model
simulations to further our understanding of the dynamics and evolution of
Earth systems, including within coupled human-environmental systems. The
successful candidate will develop significant interactions within one or
more of the thematic research groups in physical geography, which bring
together staff, postdoctoral research associates and PhD students -
Biogeography and Biogeomorphology; Climate and Environment Dynamics; and
Glaciology and Glacial Geology - and will explore linkages with other
researchers in the Department, the University, and more widely.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in an appropriate area, a
developing record of high quality research publications and experience of,
or clear potential for, winning research grants. S/he will be expected to
teach and examine on the undergraduate programme in Geography (including
field courses, laboratory classes and quantitative methods), and to
contribute to graduate research training. S/he will contribute, as
appropriate, to the academic administration of the Department and the

For more information about this post, click on the 'Further information'
link below.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below.
This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you
will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in
before completing the online application form.

Please provide a curriculum vitae (with information on research interests,
publications, research funding obtained, and relevant teaching and other
experience) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online
application. In the covering letter, applicants are encouraged to explain
how they see their research and teaching interests contributing to the
Department's existing activities. Full contact details of three referees
are required. If you upload any additional documents which have not been
requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in
Cambridge on 20 June 2017.

Please quote reference LC11639 on your application and in any
correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are
eligible to live and work in the UK.
Further information

   - LC11639 further information

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