Northumbria University seeks professor in Human Geography

The Faculty of Engineering and Environment is advancing applications of Human Geography to critical issues of our times through excellent research, teaching and innovation.

They seek to appoint a high calibre individual with an excellent international reputation to the Department of Geography in an area of Human Geography. The successful applicant will drive and enhance the best quality research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities and actively encourage this amongst colleagues. The department has particular strengths in social & cultural geographies and disasters, development & resilience. Candidates with expertise in these or any relevant area of research, particularly geographies of communities & resilience, economies & justice and approaches that are grounded in participatory and/or visual methodologies are welcome to apply. The department will consider high quality applicants in any area of research.

Applicants must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading  subject expertise in a discipline of Human Geography with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor are essential.

Closing date:  12:00 noon on 01 December 2015

To find out more about this role and Engineering and Environment please click on the following links:
Application Form Part 2
Academic Application Form
Role Description and Person Specification
University Relocation Package

Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and particularly females who are currently under-represented in this area.