Associate Professor in Human Geography

University of Oxford

Oxford, , GB

The University is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Human Geography, to commence from 1 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment is to a post held jointly by the Department for Continuing Education and the School of Geography and the Environment. The postholder will benefit from a Fellowship at Kellogg College, including rights of Common Table, free access to College and Guest Night dinners and all relevant social facilities, and an academic allowance of approximately £1,000 p.a.

You will have expertise in climate change and sustainable urban development, hold a doctorate relevant to urban studies, be an effective teacher at all levels of university education, and be capable of supervising doctoral research students. You will possess a proven record of research and publication (preferably relating to environmental sustainability and climate change), including research grant activity and academic leadership.

The post holder will:

  • contribute to the development and delivery of the MSc. in Sustainable Urban Development
  • supervise part-time doctoral students in other areas of human geography and, in particular, urban studies;
  • contribute to the development and teaching of short and online courses for particular professional groups and for the wider public;
  • be research active, complementing and extending existing research excellence and producing work of the highest quality for inclusion in the Research Excellence Framework (REF);

The Department for Continuing Education is the leading Continuing Education department in the UK. Committed to public engagement, the Department is multidisciplinary and encourages interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School of Geography and the Environment is internationally recognised for the quality of its teaching, research and wider engagement. In addition to world leading education and research, the School hosts three internationally recognised research centres and leads cross-university initiatives and collaborative networks.