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Four new lectureship positions announced

Posted on 25/05/2012


The Department will be making four new appointments for the academic years 2012-13 and 2013-14.  These have been made possible by success in external funding competitions that has brought new income to the Department, including funded research leave and/or remission from undergraduate teaching for Professor Tim Cresswell (AHRC) and Dr Pete Adey (Leverhume Trust)

Formal details of the posts and application procedure can be found at https://rhul.engageats.co.uk  

The closing date is 24th June 2012.

Lecturer in Human or Environmental Geography (Critical GIS Specialism) - Fixed-term for 2 years

We invite applications for a fixed-term lectureship in Human or Environmental Geography with a specialism in Critical GIS. A research focus on the interface between geo-technologies and environmental and/or development themes is particularly desirable. Indicative areas of interest and research include Participatory GIS, location-based digital technologies and their relationships with communications technologies, and the politics and governance of spatial data and geo-technologies.  (Interviews scheduled for 18th July 2012)

Lecturer in Human Geography (2 posts) - Fixed-term posts for 22 months

We invite applications for two fixed-term lectureships in Human Geography in the fields of cultural, political and/or urban geography, broadly defined. (Interviews scheduled for 10th July 2012)

Lecturer in Physical Geography - Fixed-term for 16 months

We invite applications for a fixed-term lectureship in Physical Geography in the field of paleoclimate change. The appointee will contribute to on-going research in the Centre for the Quaternary Research in the Department, and should have a demonstrable record of research expertise in the areas of sedimentology, thin-section micromorphology, sediment chemistry, and key chronological techniques, such as tephrochronology, radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling, particularly as applied to lacustrine sediments.  

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact the Head of Department, Professor David Gilbert at d.gilbert@rhul.ac.uk.  Professor Katie Willis is also happy to discuss the 'Critical GIS' position. (k.willis@rhul.ac.uk)


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