Lecturer in Physical Geography

Birkbeck, University of London
November 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:£42,365- £58,554
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Lecturer in Physical Geography

Are you a physical geographer with an interest in landscape change?

Salary range

£33,892 rising to £48,144 per annum (pro rata)

Contract type

Fixed term


Part time



Business Unit

School of Social Sciences

Closing date for applicants


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Are you a physical geographer with an interest in landscape change?

We are looking for a physical geographer or geologist with research interests in landscape change over various timescales, including the Quaternary, who is able to teach across the discipline. This role has become available to cover for a colleague who has been awarded a Royal Society Industrial Fellowship from January 2024.

This role will include successfully teaching science to students with non- scientific backgrounds and field teaching. You will contribute to teaching and dissertation supervision on our undergraduate Geography and Environment and Sustainability programmes (particularly on Environmental Processes and Climate and Society) and to Masters teaching on our suite of environmental programmes, particularly modules on Climate Change, Energy and Climate Change and Urban Sustainability. In order to be successful in this role, you will have a proven track record of teaching physical geography/geology at university level and an enthusiasm for working with diverse student cohorts.

This is a part-time role working 28 hours per week and this will include evening teaching up to twice per week and occasional weekend work.

Advert closes 23 November and interviews held on Monday 11 December (online).

Salary and benefits

The Lecturer grade of the College's London Pay Scale which is £33,892 rising £48,144 pro-rata per annum (80% of £42,365- £58,554 FTE). This role is offered on a fixed-term basis from 2nd January 2024 to 31st October 2026.

Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area


If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Rosie Cox, Head of School of Social Science at [email protected]

If you have technical issues or difficulties using the recruitment portal, please contact [email protected] providing your name and the job reference number of the position.

While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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