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Assistant Professor in Environment

Reference
VAC-5134
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
not less than £53,905 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
24/10/2017
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor in Environment

Job Description

Department of Geography and Environment

Assistant Professor in Environment

Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £53,905 pa inclusive

 

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor in Environment to join a strong and growing environmental research group including environmental policy experts and environmental geographers in the Department of Geography and Environment, one of the leading geography departments in the country as ranked in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework. Based in the Department of Geography and Environment, you will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

 

Candidates should have (or be close to finishing) a PhD, in relevant fields of the environmental social sciences or geography, by the post start date of 1st September 2018.  Candidates will have expertise and research interests in environmental policy and governance within relevant fields of the environmental social sciences. Candidates will also have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications in top journals based on research relevant to environmental policy and governance and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. The ability to teach environmental policy and governance at post-graduate level and broader elements of environmental social sciences at undergraduate level is essential to the post.

 

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

 

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email s.colegate@lse.ac.uk.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24th October 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.