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Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences - Durham, UK

Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences - Durham, UK

Durham, United Kingdom
Logistics
Location: Durham
Salary: £34304 - £50296 per annum
End of advertisement period: 25 Feb 2022
Contact: Durham University
Academic Discipline: Physical Sciences, Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
Job Type: Academic Posts, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
Description
Durham University wishes to appoint two outstanding and collaborative colleagues as Assistant Professors in Environmental Geosciences and/or Climate Science, including natural resources and sustainability.

Durham is a UK top 5 Earth Sciences department and is committed to helping you to develop your full potential in both education and research.
You will start with a light teaching load, building towards the department average over three years. Start-up packages can be negotiated and there are many examples of flexible working practices.
Tasks
Education and research underpin our response to this time of unprecedented change on Earth. By joining Durham Earth Sciences, you will have the opportunity to make a key contribution to the department's success by providing the highest quality education to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and by conducting cutting-edge research at international level.
You can contribute to our new programmes in Climate Science and Data Science, as well as existing degrees across Geology, Environmental Geoscience and Geophysics.
You will be encouraged and helped to build your own research group, to collaborate widely and to explore the full potential of the impact of your research.
Your own research may innovate new research themes or contribute to existing themes in the Department and across the University, including cross-disciplinary and collaborative vehicles such as the Durham Energy Institute and the Institute for Hazard, Risk and Resilience.
Requirements
Applicants with geophysical backgrounds that relate to these subject areas are invited to apply.
Applications
Apply online: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/unijobs/listing/273828/assistant-professor-in-earth-sciences/

Interviews will take place in early May 2022 and successful applicants will, ideally, be in post by 1 October 2022.
Application deadline
Further information
Please visit the website for more information on the department, its research and facilities: https://www.dur.ac.uk/earth.sciences/
Contact email
james.baldini@durham.ac.uk