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Assistant Professor


Location:  University Park
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Saturday 11 February 2023
Reference:  SOC538122

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 Feminist, Economic and/or Political Geography.  

The successful candidate will be expected to generate new intellectual understanding and to apply for external funding to enable development of 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. 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. It is essential that applicants have a track record of high-quality published research.

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 permanent, full-time post (36.25 hours) is available from July 2023. Arrangements for job share would be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Charles Watkins, Head of School. Email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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