Lecturer in @HumanGeography @UCL

Lecturer in Human Geography, – Ref:1538982

UCL Department / Division: Department of Geography

Grade: 7

Hours: Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £37,524 – £40,716 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Geography at University College London invites applications for a Lectureship in Human Geography. The postholder will be required to carry out teaching, research and administration within the Department.


We welcome outstanding applicants who have the ability to undertake and publish world-leading academic research, and show a commitment to innovative and research-based teaching. We particularly seek applicants whose work complements and extends the research and teaching interests of the Department in economy, environment, geo and biopolitics, migration, development, the city, and the postcolonial. The Department welcomes applicants with research interests in the Global South.


The post is available from 1 September 2016.

Key Requirements

Candidates must hold a PhD by the time they begin their appointment. They will be evaluated particularly on the quality and significance of their research and its alignment with Departmental interests. They must also demonstrate an aptitude for teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department welcomes applicants who have a track record of public engagement and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


Applicants must upload a CV, a covering letter outlining the reasons for applying and why you think you are a strong candidate for the post, as well as the names and contact details of three referees.


Candidates may also wish to consider applying for the following posts: Lecturer in Quantitative Human Geography Vacancy 1538958 and Senior Lecturer/Reader in Human Geography Vacancy 1538962.


Further details of the department are at www.ucl.ac.uk/geography


Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Andrew Barry (a.barry@ucl.ac.uk) or Professor Jon French (j.french@ucl.ac.uk), If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Dr Suse Keay, Departmental Manager (s.keay@ucl.ac.uk)

UCL Taking Action for Equality

Closing Date

22 Apr 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date


Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to addressing gender equality within our department.

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