Lecturer/Associate Professor in Environment, Politics and Society
University College London
United Kingdom

UCL Department / Division
UCL Geography
Location of position
Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance)
Grade 8 - £44,674 to £52,701 per annum or Grade 9 - £57,279 - £62,283 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Geography at UCL invites applications for the position of Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Environment, Politics and Society. This is a new position which is being established as part of an expansion of research and teaching on the Anthropocene and Climate Change in the Department and across the Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences more broadly. The Department encourages applications from those trained in relevant fields including Human Geography, Social Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Sociology and Politics. 

We welcome applicants with research interests in topics such as environmental and geopolitics, environmental policy and justice, climate change and energy, toxicity and hazards, and the relations between economy and environment, any of which will complement the work of our Environment, Politics and Society research group.

The post is being advertised in conjunction with an additional Lectureship/Associate Professorship in Physical Geography, and we particularly encourage applicants for this EPS position who have an interest in interdisciplinary collaboration with researchers in physical geography. 

UCL Geography is strongly committed to the idea of Geography as a global discipline and welcomes applicants with research interests in the Global South.
Key Requirements
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline and will be evaluated particularly on the originality, quality and significance of their research and its alignment with Departmental interests. They must also demonstrate an aptitude for teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department welcomes applicants who have a track record of engagement with environmental policy and the public.
Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page which contains details of how to apply.

To apply for this vacancy click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Informal questions about the post and the Department may be directed to the Head of Department, Prof Andrew Barry (a.barry@ucl.ac.uk). 

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

UCL Taking Action for Equality
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date
2 Feb 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications
Interview date
February 2020.
Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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