School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy University College Dublin

Lecturer in Human Geography (5 year post)

Salary Scale: €35,355 - €81,452 per annum 2011 Salary Scale: €31,820 - €73,307 per annum (Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011)

Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy (GPEP). Applications are sought from outstanding scholars with substantive research interests in any area of human geography that would enhance the School's research profile. Candidates with interests in quantitative methods, spatial analysis or geographical information systems (GIS) applications would be particularly encouraged.

The successful applicant will contribute significantly to the quality expansion of research in the School by undertaking and publishing high quality research and scholarship in her/his field of expertise within human geography. In addition, the successful candidate will participate effectively in the School’s graduate and undergraduate programs.

University College Dublin (UCD) is a large and diverse University whose origin dates back to 1854. There are over 22,000 students including 2,500 international students from more than 80 countries. The University is situated on a large modern campus about 4km to the south of the centre of Dublin. The School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy offers a vibrant research and teaching environment. The geography subject area is led by geopolitical geographer Professor Alun Jones.

Candidates must possess a PhD in Geography (or will have successfully completed a PhD by the time of taking up post). It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take up post in January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Informal enquiries about this major opportunity can be made to the Head of School: Professor Zorica Nedović-Budić. Tel +353 1 716 2753 Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date: 23.30hrs on Thursday 15th September 2011