King's College London

Lecturer in Physical Geography in the Department of Geography

Reference: THW/17/059639/000297
Salary Details: £32,958 - £48,327 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time

The Department of Geography, King’s College London, seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Physical Geography. The appointed candidate will promote research excellence through high quality publications and research grant applications and will be an integral member of the academic staff, enhancing student experience by teaching physical geography across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. You should be able to demonstrate active research activity in areas of relevance to the Environmental Dynamics Research Domain. We welcome applications from any substantive area of physical geography, but especially the fields of (palaeo)-climatology, hydrology, geomorphology and ecology. The ED group is highly quantitative with a focus on monitoring and modelling. Ideally, the applicant should also be able to collaborate with our social science and geocomputation research domains, for example as physical geographers in interdisciplinary research projects.

You will have a passion for teaching and engaging with students at all levels. As part of the teaching and tutorial delivery team you will also be responsible for associated project supervision, examining and pastoral duties to our BSc Geography and MSc programmes. A commitment to advanced education in the rapidly changing UK HE environment is essential and opportunities for personal development will be available. This post will form part of our investment in strengthening and deepening our research profile and the student experience in Geography at King’s and is consistent with the Department and Faculty's vision for growth and research excellence.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held during May.

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 to £39,324 or grade 7 £40,523 to £48,327, plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum, depending on experience.

This post will be indefinite.

This is a full-time position.

Closing date: 07 April 2017

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