Lecturer in Climate Change Adaptation

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, UK 🇬🇧

Job Identification: 6879
Job Category: Academic
Locations: Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP, GB
Posting Date: 16/03/2023, 18:14
Apply Before: 02/05/2023, 01:59
Degree Level: Post-Doctorate
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Health and Safety Requirements: No key hazards identified for this post
Criminal Record Check: No criminal record check required
Contract Type: Open Ended

Job Description

UE08: £44,414 – £52,841 Per Annum

College of Science and Engineering / School of GeoSciences

Open Ended Contract – Permanent: Full Time – 35 hours per week

The Opportunity:  We are recruiting a Lecturer in Climate Change Adaptation to teach on the MSc programmes and to undertake multi- /interdisciplinary research.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Strong commitment to, and excellence in, teaching
  • Ability to conduct leading-edge research in climate change adaptation and to publish in leading journals
  • Ability to undertake problem- or policy-based multi- / interdisciplinary research
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to work as part of a team of academics, climate change practitioners and professional services staff  
  • Leadership in developing new research opportunities and curricula  development

As part of your application, please include the following:

CV, Cover Letter, Research Statement, Teaching Statement.

Click here for a copy of the full job description

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to workwebpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role.  If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.  

About Us

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

About the Team

The School of GeoSciences explores the factors and forces that shape our world. The School aims to understand the world through fundamental curiosity-driven research and to support prescient decision-making at individual to global scales. We undertake world-leading research; offer new ways of understanding natural and social drivers of change; provide inter-and trans-disciplinary solutions; and work in partnership to improve livelihoods and explore ways to manage the environment that are both sustainable and socially equitable.

With over 500 academics, researchers and research students, we are the largest and most successful interdisciplinary grouping of geoscientists and geographers in the UK. Research activity is coordinated within three main Research Institutes – Global Change, Earth and Planetary Science, and Geography and the Lived Environment – and within smaller research groupings that reach across and beyond the School.

A distinctive feature of the School is the combination of academic strength, intellectual breadth and societal relevance. Our interdisciplinary research and teaching builds on established core disciplines (ecology, environmental sciences, geography, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography) to provide a variety of approaches to understanding the world (including, for example, system-scale modelling, process studies and the development of urban and social theory). The School’s research covers fundamental ‘blue-skies’ questions, as well as having application to key societal challenges including inequality and vulnerability; urban precarity; nature and cultural meaning; development and sustainability; climate and environmental change; energy, food and water security; health and wellbeing; natural resources; and natural hazards. 

The School holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to gender equality in higher education.  Our aim is to recognise and value diversity in our staff and students, and to support flexible and family-friendly working.  

More details about the School is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/geosciences





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