Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography


University of Oxford


Friday, October 23, 2020

Start Date

Friday, January 1, 2021

The School of Geography and the Environment seeks an exceptional candidate for the role of Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography.  This is a departmental lectureship with a primary focus on teaching. Preference may be given to candidates who focus on one or both of the following areas: policy-related geographies; digital geographies and methods.

Under the direction of the Head of School, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching Human Geography at undergraduate and graduate level, including lecturing and small-group teaching, marking, supervision and contributing to fieldtrips. The successful candidate will have a publication record commensurate with their career stage, within the field of the Human Geography. As a secondary priority to teaching, the post holder will conduct independent research.

Applicants must hold, or be close to completing, a PhD/DPhil in human geography or a closely related field and should have teaching experience and expertise appropriate to their career stage. You will have experience of qualitative/quantitative research and analytical techniques. You will have a publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field. You will also need to demonstrate the ability or potential to be an effective teacher of undergraduate and graduate students of high ability, to lecture at an appropriate level in an interesting and engaging manner, and to carry out student assessment, examination and course design.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

The appointment will be available for 3 years in the first instance, starting on 1 January 2021 at the latest.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 23 October 2020, and interviews will be held in early November 2020.