Lecturer, Physical Geography, London, UK

The Department of Geography, King's College London, UK, seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Physical Geography.


The appointed candidate will promote research excellence through high quality publications and research grant applications and will be an integral member of the academic staff, enhancing student experience by teaching physical geography across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. You should be able to demonstrate active research activity in areas of relevance to the Environmental Dynamics Research Domain. The ED group is highly quantitative with a focus on monitoring and modeling.

You will have a passion for teaching and engaging with students at all levels. As part of the teaching and tutorial delivery team you will also be responsible for associated project supervision, examining and pastoral duties to our BSc Geography and MSc programs. A commitment to advanced education in the rapidly changing UK HE environment is essential and opportunities for personal development will be available. This post will form part of our investment in strengthening and deepening our research profile and the student experience in Geography at King's and is consistent with the Department and Faculty's vision for growth and research excellence.


The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32,958 to £39,324 or grade 7 £40,523 to £48,327, plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum, depending on experience.


We welcome applications from any substantive area of physical geography, but especially the fields of (palaeo)-climatology, hydrology, geomorphology and ecology. Ideally, the applicant should also be able to collaborate with our social science and geocomputation research domains, for example as physical geographers in interdisciplinary research projects.

The Job Reference number is A67/DAR/0417/17-TC. The deadline for applications is midnight on 7 April 2017.

To apply for this role, go here: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=75183

If you have difficulty accessing the application page, please go to the King's College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held during May.

Further information

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact Professor Mike Hulme, Head of Geography Department, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2487.