[ES_JOBS_NET] 4 Lectureships in climate change/environment at Imperial College London

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Jul 24 10:54:22 MDT 2017

Lecturer in Climate Change and the Environment (4 posts)


Department/Division/Faculty 		Grantham Institute, Faculty of Natural 




*Salary Range: £46,970 to £52,350 per annum*


*Campus: South Kensington Campus*


The Grantham Institute is seeking applications for four lectureships, 
starting in the 2017-18 academic year.

The positions are open to those working at key disciplinary interfaces 
relating to the understanding of, and responses to, climate and 
environmental change, within the broad fields of Engineering, Science, 
Medicine and Business. We also welcome applications from those with 
expertise in energy modelling and integrated assessment models. During 
the initial three-years, the lectureships will be based at the Grantham 
Institute before formally transferring to an appropriate academic 
Department at Imperial.

Appointees will be expected to broaden the College’s research 
capabilities, complementing our existing strengths. They will build on a 
successful programme of engagement and development at the Institute, 
working to inform decision-making in business and policy, and drive 
forward research and collaborations across the areas of climate and 
environmental change.

These lectureships represent a significant investment in climate change 
and environment research by the Institute, and aligns with the College’s 
strategy for investment in multidisciplinary research around four 
interconnected global challenges: Discovery and the natural world; 
Engineering novel solutions; Health and well-being; and Leading the data 
revolution. Further details can be found in theCollege Strategy 
2015-2020 <https://www.imperial.ac.uk/strategy/>.

The successful candidates will have a good honours degree and a 
doctorate that demonstrate their effectiveness at working at a 
disciplinary interface of the climate change/environment debate. They 
will also be expected to demonstrate a strong research record, including 
a growing international reputation for research and innovation in an 
area of climate or environmental activity within the College’s remit, 
which is commensurate with their career stage. The successful candidates 
will have a broad knowledge of global climate and environmental issues 
and an awareness of relevant government and business interests, 
preferentially having provided advice on such areas to stakeholders in 
government and business.Evidence of attracting research funding and/or 
bids for other financial support, or an equivalent measure of impact, 
together with experience of planning and undertaking effective 
collaboration with external partners, are also essential.

The successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal, verbal and 
written communication skills, with the ability to convey ideas and 
concepts clearly and effectively to a range of audiences through a 
variety of methods and media.They will also have experience of teaching 
excellence undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, and be able to 
demonstrate strong leadership potential.

For informal discussions about these positions, please contact the 
Co-Directors of the Grantham Institute (Professors’ Jo 
Haigh,j.haigh at imperial.ac.uk <mailto:j.haigh at imperial.ac.uk>; or Martin 
Siegert,m.siegert at imperial.ac.uk <mailto:m.siegert at imperial.ac.uk>).

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Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion 
decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the 
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Closing Date 		



*21 September 2017 (Midnight BST)*

How To Apply 		



Applications should be made by submitting the completedLecturer 
(Clinical and Non-Clinical 
monitoring form 
along with your full CV, to be sent via email to Ms Angela Kehoe,Senior 
HR Manager,*Telephone: +44 (0)*207 594 5653*, 
e-mail:***a.kehoe at imperial.ac.uk <mailto:a.kehoe at imperial.ac.uk>,quoting 
reference number NS2017130NT.

Please note that CVs should only be submitted for Academic posts and 
must be accompanied by an application form.


_Lecturers and Senior Lecturers (Clinical and Non-clinical) application 

Should you have any queries please contact: Ms Gosia Gayer (Institute 
Administrator) on 020 7594 9666

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