Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, Geography and Environmental Sciences - Newcastle, UK

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, has particular strengths in Cold and Palaeo Environments, Disasters, Development and Resilience, Environmental Geochemistry and Ecology and Social and Cultural Geographies.

Description

They currently seek to appoint a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, to further develop their research profile and activity.

They are particularly interested in high-quality applications from candidates who will either align with their areas of existing strength, or support them in growing capacity in allied areas.

Current research themes in the Department include extreme environments, cryospheric science, palaeo environmental reconstruction, bioavailability of environmental pollutants, ecological resilience, carbon cycling, sustainable development, risk reduction, creative industries, identities and inequality, media convergence, everyday b/ordering and visual methodologies.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your extensive knowledge and subject expertise through individual and collaborative academic activity.

Successful candidates will be selected according to the excellence of their research profile and plans (candidates are encouraged to include a two-page research plan in their application), regardless of their area of research interest.

For more information about the Department and its research please visit the homepage: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/geography-and-environmental-sciences/

Applications

Applications close 24 February 2019.

Submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article. Please also submit along with your CV a two page document outlining your current REF outputs and research plans for the next three years.

For further particulars and to apply, go to: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/job-vacancies/academic-590-vicechancellors-fellow-in-geography-and-environmental-sciences

Further information

For informal enquiries about these Fellowships, please contact:

Head of Department, Professor Ben Brock, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or
Subject Leads for Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences: Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Human Geography, Policy and Development: Professor Andrew Collins: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.