The Environment Department is currently engaged in a major expansion in human geography and environmental social science to complement our existing strengths in physical geography, environmental science, ecology and environmental economics. This new position will provide leadership in this field.
The Department has grown rapidly over the last decade and plans a further period of expansion through to 2020; human geography/environmental social science will be a focus for much of this growth. Your role will set the research agenda for human geography/environmental social science, shaping the research vision for the field and expanding the collaborative links we have with other Departments and Centres within York and promoting interdisciplinary research.
Key requirements - (viewed relative to the level of post applied for – see candidate brief for details)
Salary will be commensurate with experience on the professorial scale, current minimum £62,585 per annum. Reader £49,149 - £60,410 a year.
Closing date: 21 January 2018
Interviews: 28 February 2018
The University of York is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities. The recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirmed the position of the University among the leading institutions in the UK for research. The Environment department is based in a new £12 million state-of-the-art building combining office and collaborative areas with teaching and laboratory facilities.
Both the University of York and the Environment department hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and are committed to supporting equality and diversity for all staff and students.
Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Mark Hodson (firstname.lastname@example.org). Alternatively for a confidential discussion contact Paul Ellison (Recruitment Adviser) email@example.com
The University of York is committed to promoting equality and diversity
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