University of Nottingham

Assistant Professor (Fixed term)

2023-12-18 (Europe/London)
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Location:  University Park 

Salary:  £44,263 to £56,021 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Closing Date:  Monday 18 December 2023 

Reference:  SOC510523

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in the School of Geography. We are seeking to appoint an academic to make a significant impact within the research and teaching areas of climate change (past, present and/or future) and/or environmental risks and hazards. Applicants with interests in any aspects of these areas are encouraged to apply.

The School promotes and maintains a supportive environment to help all colleagues achieve their full potential. We positively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, for example women and people from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds. We are also supportive of requests for flexible working and to those with caring responsibilities.

The successful candidate will be expected to generate new intellectual understanding and to apply for external funding to enable development of independent research. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching at all levels within the School, including the delivery of core undergraduate modules. A range of administrative duties to support the operation of the School will also be undertaken. 

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area or equivalent extensive professional/research experience along with teaching experience. Applicants should have a track record of high-quality published research commensurate with their career stage and experience of field research and/or teaching.

Candidates should supply a CV, publication list, and a covering letter stating why they are suitable for the role. Details of teaching and administrative experience and the areas of their research expertise should be included. 

This full-time (36.25) , fixed-term post is available from 1st February 2024 until 31st August 2026. Job share arrangements may be considered. Interviews are planned to take place on 15th January 2024.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Head of School, Professor Matthew Jones, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.

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Assistant Professor (Fixed term)
University Park Nottingham, United Kingdom
Application deadline
2023-12-18 23:59 (Europe/London)
2023-12-19 00:59 (CET)
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