Lecturer in Applied Geography

University of the West of England
Bristol, United Kingdom
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University/Academia/Research/Think tank
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Not Specified
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Information for Applicants - FET 2020.pdf R02128 - Lecturer in Applied Geography - Job Description.pdf
Job description
About us: The Department of Geography and Environmental Management is a multi-disciplinary department that delivers a range of programmes in the fields of civil and environmental engineering, geography, geology, environmental management, planning, and transport. We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Geography contributing to Geography, Planning and Environmental Management programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Department is particularly looking to grow its expertise in core areas around globalisation and urbanisation, smart cities, urban governance, health and social inequality, tourism and social change.

About you: You will be required to contribute to the academic support and development of students and apprentices through delivery of modules at all levels. This will involve teaching, leading laboratories and field work, mentoring and tutoring students and supervising student projects.

You will also engage in enterprise and research related to your specialisms and strengths.  You will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the academic support of students, quality and standards and student experience and engaging in the development of research and enterprise projects. You will be expected to have applied research skills (including the use of data / quantitative research methodologies in one or more than one of the above areas). Relevant professional body standing and track record of teaching programmes in cognate areas will be an added advantage.

About UWE Bristol: We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,800 staff. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Our staff and students come from over 160 countries making this a diverse, dynamic and rewarding place to work and study.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include an impressive 88% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, placing us 2nd of all universities in England. We have also achieved TEF Gold status, have been ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th  in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities  and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed.

Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as a range of cycling and changing facilities, making our campus the ideal place to work for those commuting to Bristol.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of employee benefits.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Anil Kashyap on email: Anil.Kashyap@uwe.ac.uk

This is a permanent, full time post which we can consider on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

Interviews are planned for the 4th May.

Applications must be submitted by 11.59pm on the 22nd April.  Please note that the recruitment system will be closed for routine maintenance from 6pm on Friday 12th March to the morning of Monday 15th March.

We particularly encourage applications from BAME applicants as we are currently under represented in these areas - although all appointments will be made on merit.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.