Associate Professor in Climate Change Practice
Are you an outstanding researcher engaged in the practice of climate change?
The School of Politics and Intenational Studies (POLIS) is looking for
someone who will galvanise our network of climate change scholars within POLIS
and across the University of Leeds, building linkages across disciplines and
leading forward the translation of our research into climate change policy and
practice with public stakeholders. You will also play a leading role in
developing and delivering our Climate Change curriculum, giving our students
knowledge and experience of intervening in practical policy work.
We would be particularly interested to see applications from researchers who
are developing transdisciplinary research relating to net-zero, the political
economy of climate change, the politics of technology, and/or just transition.
The School covers excellent research and teaching across the sub-fields of
politics, politics and computational analysis, international relations and
global development and is looking increasingly to the complex relations
between these fields under the strategic orientation of ‘the politics of
You will be expected to help lead/lead in your area of research and teaching,
making important contributions to the School's strategic direction. You will
help deliver both undergraduate and postgraduate modules and help recruit and
supervise our expanding postgraduate research community.
As an international research-intensive university with a strong commitment to
research-led education, we aim to create an inclusive environment that
attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from all
backgrounds and from across the world. We select candidates on the basis of
merit and ability and aspire to further diversify our School and Faculty
community. We particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to
groups that have been under-represented in the University including, but not
limited to: Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people, people who identify as
LGBTQ+, and disabled people.
To explore the post further or for any queries, you may have, please
Professor Richard Beardsworth, Head of School
Telephone: +44(0)113 343 4902, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute: School of Politics & International Studies (POLIS)
Grade: Grade 9
Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Thursday 30 June 2022
Closing Date: Friday 29 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Downloads: Candidate Brief