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2 x Lecturer in Environmental Change positions - London, UK

2 x Lecturer in Environmental Change positions - London, UK

London, United Kingdom
Professional Expertise: Academic
Department: UCL SLASH (B03)
Location: London
Working Pattern: Full time
Salary: £48,614 - £57,041
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Type: Hybrid (20% - 80% on site)
Available For Secondment: No
Closing Date: 01-May-2023
The Department of Geography at UCL invites applications for two Lectureships in the broad area of Environmental Change. The Lectureships are open-ended, full-time, appointments to be taken up in the next academic year (2023/24).
The Department especially welcomes applications from physical geographers, environmental scientists, climate scientists, and ecologists/palaeoecologists with field and laboratory experience, and expertise in the impacts of environmental change on biota and/or biogeochemical processes. We are looking for excellent teachers who can contribute to our undergraduate Geography curriculum and to our postgraduate programmes, especially MSc Aquatic Conservation and Restoration, MSc Climate Change, MSc Conservation, and MSc Environmental Modelling.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Undertake and publish internationally excellent research in environmental sciences and related areas.
2. Develop and deliver high-quality education, assessment and feedback at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
3. Make a strong contribution to the Department’s research culture and environment.
4. Make an effective contribution to Departmental administration.
5. Build excellent relations with related academic and non-academic communities, including governments, businesses and other stakeholders and practitioners as appropriate.

The post holder, like all academic staff, is expected to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to academic excellence; that is, to the conduct of research, publication, education, enabling and other forms of knowledge transfer, at the highest levels of international achievement.

UCL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive University. For this post we particularly welcome applications from women and ethnic minorities.
Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant discipline by the time they begin their appointment. Applicants will be evaluated particularly on the originality, quality, and significance of their research and its alignment with Departmental interests. Successful applicants must demonstrate a strong aptitude for research and associated field and laboratory work.

Please see the full job description and person specification:
When applying, please include:

- a covering letter outlining proposed research and teaching contributions and how you meet the essential criteria, combined in one PDF with a current CV
- copies of three recent or forthcoming publications combined in a second PDF
- the names and addresses of three referees.

Application deadline
Further information
Informal questions about the post and the Department may be directed to the Head of Department, Prof. Jason Dittmer (

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Claire Betts, Department Manager (
Contact email
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