University of Glasgow: Professor/Senior Lecturer in Environmental Risk/Community Resilience

By Robert Lyons on 5th June 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, July 9, 2017

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies is situated on the University’s campus in Dumfries and is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer / Professor who will make a significant contribution to our research and teaching in areas that enhance our reputation. 

Applications are invited from experienced individuals who can demonstrate research excellence and academic leadership and whose work and future research plans match the strategic direction of the School in terms of Environmental Risk and Community Resilience and complement relevant research activities in the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences which fall under the broad theme of Stressed Environments and Communities.

For appointment at Grade 9: To provide academic leadership by undertaking research of international excellence in line with the School/College research strategy, and fostering cross-College research initiatives. To make a substantial contribution to teaching and Program development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. To build the School’s profile in the field of resilience to natural hazards in line with its responsibilities to the National Centre for Resilience and to undertake School, College and, where appropriate, University administrative responsibilities.

For appointment at Grade 10: To provide academic leadership by conducting internationally-leading research, delivering research-led education, and contribute to School administration as required by the Head of School. The post holder will also lead a research agenda in a relevant subject specific area.