University Lecturer in Physical Geography
University of Cambridge, Department of Geography
United Kingdom

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a University Lecturer with strong interests in environmental research and teaching. The post is available from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.


The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Physical Geography / Environmental Science or a cognate discipline. They will have a record, appropriate for their career stage, of high-quality research publications and experience of winning research grants, particularly addressing multi-scalar environmental issues of concern to society.


Candidates should regard themselves as either being, or having the strong potential to be, enthusiastic and effective educators, willing and able to teach introductory and integrative courses to first and second year undergraduates, as well as more specialist material to final year undergraduate and Masters level students. They will recruit and supervise graduate students and contribute, as appropriate, to the academic administration of the Department and the University.


For more information on this post, click on the 'Further Information' link below.


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Please provide a curriculum vitae (with information on research interests, publications, research funding obtained, and relevant teaching and other experience) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the application. In the covering letter, applicants are encouraged to explain how they match the person specification provided. We require full contact details of three referees, at least two of whom we may contact if you are shortlisted for interview. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


Interviews for shortlisted applicants are expected to take place in Cambridge on 25 March 2020.


Please quote reference LC21691 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


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