Snr Lecturer/Lecturer, phys. geog./environ. sci. - Newcastle, UK

Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK, seeks to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer within the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences.


You will contribute to an area of physical geography and environmental science to further enhance research, enterprise and teaching. This will include designing, developing and delivering high quality teaching activities, undertaking individual and joint research to produce high quality academic outputs and inform teaching, and participating in external activity to generate income and promote the subject.

Open to all suitably qualified applicants, in particular candidates with expertise aligned with existing strengths in cold and palaeoenvironments, environmental geochemistry and ecology, and those with experience at the science-policy interface.


The successful candidate must hold a first degree and be qualified to doctoral level in a relevant discipline, with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. A proven ability to deliver high quality research and teaching is essential, together with an appropriate publication profile and track record of bidding for external income.


To apply for this vacancy, submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including research/education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs (please indicate a rank from one to five) up to a maximum of five, since 1 January 2014.

In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top two research outputs (journal/book chapter/practice-based portfolio). Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

Apply by 3 November 2019 here:

Further information

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. They welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.