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7 June 2018

The School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London is recruiting for a number of fixed-term lectureships.   

Lectureship in Human Geography (Development Geography) 

Applications are invited for a one year fixed-term lectureship in Human Geography in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The lectureship will enhance the research and teaching activities of one or more areas of human geographical research in the School (Culture, Space and Power; Economy, Development and Social Justice; Health, Biosciences and Security) and will cover essential teaching, including convening the undergraduate module ‘Spaces of Uneven Development’ and contributing to ‘Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental Scientists’. You will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.

  • The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months, starting from 1 September 2018
  • Salary: £40,865 per year
  • Job reference: QMUL15023
  • Deadline for applications: 24 June 2018
  • More information and apply now

Lectureship in Human Geography (Development Geography) 

Applications are invited for a one year fixed-term lectureship in Human Geography in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The lectureship will enhance the research and teaching activities of one or more areas of human geographical research in the School (Culture, Space and Power; Economy, Development and Social Justice; Health, Biosciences and Security) and will cover essential teaching including contributing to the undergraduate modules ‘Development Futures: Mumbai Unbound’ and ‘Global Worlds’. You will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.

  • The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months, starting from 1 September 2018
  • Salary: £40,865 per year
  • Job reference: QMUL15024
  • Deadline for applications: 24 June 2018
  • More information and apply now

Lectureship in Human Geography (Economic Geography)

Applications are invited for a three year fixed-term lectureship in Human Geography in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The lectureship will enhance the research and teaching activities of one or more areas of human geographical research in the School (Culture, Space and Power; Economy, Development and Social Justice; Health, Biosciences and Security) and will cover essential teaching including convening the undergraduate module ‘Economic Geographies’ and contributing to ‘Reinventing Britain’, and the postgraduate module ‘Global working Lives’. You will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.  

  • The post is full-time and fixed-term for three years, starting from 1 January 2019
  • Salary: £40,865 per year
  • Job reference: QMUL15025
  • Deadline for applications: 24 June 2018
  • More information and apply now

Lectureship in Physical Geography

Applications are invited for a one year fixed-term lectureship in Physical Geography in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The successful candidate will have a high-quality research profile (consistent with career stage) in an area that complements, rather than replicates, our existing research strengths in river science. You will also demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality teaching across multiple areas on our taught programmes, including river restoration and assessment methods, contributions to field courses and the supervision of BSc and MSc dissertations. A significant number of our modules are team-taught, and so you must be able to work flexibly as an individual and team member. You will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.

  • The post is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months, starting from 1 September 2018
  • Salary: £40,865 per year
  • Job reference: QMUL15183
  • Deadline for applications: 11 July 2018
  • More information and apply now

Lectureship in Physical Geography

Applications are invited for a three year fixed-term lectureship in Physical Geography in the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London. The successful applicant will have a high-quality research profile (consistent with career stage) in an area that complements, rather than replicates, our existing research strengths in either past climates and environments or landscape and ecosystem dynamics. You will also demonstrate a commitment to delivering high-quality teaching across multiple areas on our taught programmes, including contributions to UK or overseas field courses and introductory quantitative methods training. You will be willing and able to develop a new final-year undergraduate module on climate science or issues of contemporary climate change. A significant number of our modules are team-taught, and so you must be able to work flexibly as an individual and team member. You will also be expected to undertake appropriate administrative and pastoral duties.

  • The post is full-time and fixed-term for three years, starting from 1 September 2018
  • Salary: £40,865 per year
  • Job reference: QMUL15185
  • Deadline for applications: 11 July 2018
  • More information and apply now


Applicants should have a PhD, (or a doctorate under examination by September 2018), and be developing a reputation for internationally excellent research in Human Geography, together with teaching experience and expertise appropriate to their career stage at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level. The ability to communicate effectively, good organisational skills and a flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues, are also essential.

The School of Geography at QMUL has a strong international reputation for theoretically informed and empirically grounded research, and was ranked 5th in REF2014 for its world-leading and internationally-excellent research outputs. The School operates within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and currently holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to Professor Alastair Owens, Head of School, at a.j.owens@qmul.ac.uk

 

 

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