Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Water, Society, and Development

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Jul 2022

School/Department School of Water, Energy and Environment
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Lecturer: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £44,001 to £49,048 per annum with potential progression to £61,309 per annum Senior Lecturer: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £54,003 to £60,192 per annum with potential progression to £75,238 per annum
Apply by 18/07/2022

Role Description

About the Role

The post on offer will enhance a well-established team within the Water Theme at Cranfield as well as provide a distinctive contribution to an already successful teaching and research programme. The appointee will be expected to rapidly embed themselves within our existing teaching and research activities, adapt to the school’s ethos, and generate significant research & teaching income through leading large grant bids and organising short courses.

About You

You will have a PhD on a topic of relevance to water, sanitation, and hygiene in a relevant Social Science discipline such as Development Studies, Social Anthropology, Political Science, Human Geography, Behavioural Sciences, or Sociology. You will be able to demonstrate a promising track-record of early achievements appropriate to your research area and career stage including significant publications (as main author) in leading international peer-reviewed journals. You will be expected to develop and build long term partnerships with innovators, industry, NGOs, research funders and professional bodies. Your experience should have provided you with a close understanding of the contemporary challenges facing the WASH sector and practical knowledge of the design and implementation of WASH interventions.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Paul Jeffrey, Director of the Water Theme at Cranfield, on +44 (0)1234 758339 or (E); p.j.jeffrey@cranfield.ac.uk .

Closing date for receipt of applications:   18 July 2022

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