Department: School of Geography
Salary: £40,182 (pro rata) (Grade 5)
Date posted: 25-May-2017
Closing date: 26-Jun-2017
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Applications are invited for a ten-month fixed term lectureship in Health Geography in the world-leading School of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. We are seeking to make an appointment which will enhance the research and teaching activities of the School of Geography and its internal and external collaborations. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrable research expertise and teaching experience in global health, or work of international scope in areas closely aligned with this field (biosecurity, vital geographies, political economy of health, health activism, political ecology of health, health justice, gender and sexuality). Preference will also be given to applicants able to teach on quantitative research methods. The successful applicant will join the School’s Health, Biosciences and Security research theme.
Applicants should have, or be due to submit, a PhD and be developing a reputation for internationally excellent research in Human Geography. Applicants should have teaching experience and expertise appropriate to their career stage at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level.
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.
The post is full time for ten months, starting from 15 September 2017. Starting salary will be £40,182 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
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 Alison Blunt, Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Details about the School of Geography can be found at www.geog.qmul.ac.uk.
The closing date for applications is 26 June 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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