Assistant Professor in Geomorphology

University of Nottingham Department in Geography

Assistant Professor in Geomorphology

Closing Date
Tuesday, 22nd June 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
£36914 to £49553 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in the School of Geography. We are seeking to appoint an academic to make a significant impact within the research and teaching area of geomorphology. Applicants at the intersection between geomorphology and climate change and/or with interests in geohazards or glaciers are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to generate new intellectual understanding and to apply for external funding to enable development of new and independent research. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching at all levels within the School, including the delivery of core undergraduate modules in the area of physical geography. A range of administrative duties to support the operation of the School will also be undertaken. 

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area or equivalent extensive professional/research experience along with teaching experience in the field of geomorphology. It is essential that applicants have a track record of high-quality published research. Experience of laboratory and/or fieldwork experience is desirable.

Candidates should supply a CV, publication list, and a covering letter stating why they are suitable for the role. Details of teaching and administrative experience and the areas of their research expertise should also be included. 

We positively encourage applications from members of groups who are currently underrepresented in the School, for example women and people from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds. We are also supportive of requests for flexible working and keen to support those with caring responsibilities.

This full-time (36.25 hour), permanent post is available from 1st September 2021. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Matthew Smallman-Raynor, Head of School.
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.

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