Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Geography

Swansea University


Further information

  • Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr Kevin Rees – [email protected]  (Head of Department of Geography) and/or Professor Siwan Davies (Head of the School of Biosciences, Geography & Physics) [email protected]

Candidates are asked to clearly identify which level they are applying for and evidence how they meet each of the subject specific criteria as detailed in the person specification, including:

  • An emerging (Lecturer) or established (Senior Lecturer) track record of independent research in Geography that will strengthen the Department’s internationally excellent research output and research-led teaching.
  • An ability to deliver highly impactful research beyond academia.
  • Conducting research that is advancing the frontiers of: Earth Observation and Modelling of the biosphere and atmosphere; or Modelling the cryosphere; or Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ideally with application to Human Geography and Social Sciences.
  • Prior experience of high-quality teaching in Geography at University level.

Please also provide a CV and publication list

  • Interviews will be held on w/c 15/05/23

Swansea University’s vision is to transform lives and futures by providing an outstanding academic environment with a balance of excellence between world-class teaching and research, driving impact that is enabled by effective regional and global collaborations.  With our world-class research centres and more than £500m investment into a new Bay Campus infrastructure, the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Swansea University stands out as one of the best centres of excellence in the country. Our outstanding research and teaching environment supports nationally and internationally important areas of research and teaching across a broad range of Physical Sciences and Engineering.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

We have an under-representation of women in the area of academia and would particularly welcome applications from women for this position. We also have an under representation of individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds and would encourage applications from these groups. Appointments will always be made on merit.

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