Lecturer in Human Geography and Disasters

University of Manchester

Manchester, , GB

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) is a truly multidisciplinary centre bringing together, existing expertise from the Faculty of Humanities (including social sciences) and the Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health, and offers a flexible approach to the provision of research and taught programmes so as to cater for the current needs of the aid industry as well as prepare the next generation of crisis response researchers and practitioners.

This lectureship is a teaching and research position which is intended to provide course directorship for undergraduate programmes within the HCRI. The post is intended to provide high quality teaching in the Institute, where the curriculum will emphasise research-informed teaching processes.

Relevant areas of research include (but are not limited to): human geography; disaster management; resilience, response and relief; humanitarian intervention; hazards and risks; vulnerability and climate change; public or stakeholder involvement in disaster recovery.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.  

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