Departmental Lecturer in Physical Geography

University of Oxford
February 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Contract Type:fixed term until 30
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Departmental Lecturer in Physical Geography

School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY in association with Brasenose College

The School of Geography and the Environment and Brasenose College are delighted to offer the exciting opportunity of a Departmental Lectureship to provide cover for Professor Giles Wiggs during his fixed-term period as Head of School. You will be part of a lively and intellectually stimulating research community that performs to the highest international levels in research and publications and will have access to the excellent research facilities that Oxford offers.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in advanced study and research in Physical Geography and to give high-quality lectures, classes and tutorials in Geography at both undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will have a strong research interest in earth surface processes with a specialism in aeolian geomorphology and dust emission in desert environments. You will write research articles for prestigious peer- reviewed journals, book chapters, and reviews, present papers at conferences, and lead seminars to disseminate research findings.

To undertake this role you will have (or be close to completing) a relevant PhD/DPhil in physical geography with a specialism in aeolian geomorphology and desert dust emission. You will also need to demonstrate an aptitude for teaching students with high ability, have awareness of pedagogic methods including experience with small-group teaching, and experience of giving classes and lectures. Sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge in the subject to develop new teaching materials is essential. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills to support students is a must.

Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women, black, and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in posts in SoGE. SoGE is committed to equality and values diversity.

This post is fixed term until 30 September 2026.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 16th February, and interviews will be taking place on Friday 8th March.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application.

Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 170516 Contact Phone : 01865 285082 Closing Date & Time : 16-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,263

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