Lectureship in Earth Sciences, University College London, UK

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The Department of Earth Sciences invites applications for two lectureship posts from 1st September 2018 in any area of the Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences. Applicants whose research will contribute to areas of strategic importance, and complement and strengthen the current research portfolio within the department are particularly welcome. We are seeking to appoint outstanding individuals with academic standing, vision and proven expertise who will provide leadership in their field of expertise, develop world-class research programmes and contribute to advanced teaching and knowledge exchange activities.

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the advancement of knowledge by research and scholarship that is world-leading and meets the highest standards of excellence. They will also contribute to the teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered by the department, and engage in a range of knowledge transfer and public engagement activities.

The postholder will have a PhD in a relevant discipline as well as experience in research, teaching or other employment in Earth, Environmental or Planetary Sciences.

Successful candidates will aslo have an outstanding record of academic research, a strong publications portfolio, a track record of success in income generation from public and/or commercial sources, and will be able to work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary approach.

UCL vacancy reference: 1705691        

Applicants should apply online. 

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Lars Stixrude, email: es-hod [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk .

Application deadline: 23 February 2018

Interview Date: TBC