One year lectureship in Development Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of Portsmouth wishes to appoint to a one-year lectureship in Geography (Development Studies). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our established teaching programmes and in particular deliver two units in ‘Geography and Development Studies’ (2nd year undergraduate unit) and ‘Gender and Development’ (3rd year undergraduate unit – some flexibility of specialist area within the realm of development studies may be possible for this unit). Further details of our current teaching and research activities are available through the Department of Geography webpages on the University website (
Applicants should have a PhD and have teaching experience and be research active commensurate with career stage. You will be encouraged and supported in the development of your personal teaching and research agenda and encouraged to collaborate with colleagues in developing and enhancing your existing career profile.
You will be required to demonstrate experience of teaching and be willing to contribute to our geography teaching programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including tutorials, fieldwork, dissertation supervision and core teaching within the geography curriculum. Existing experience of delivering specialist option teaching would be an additional advantage as detailed above and within the realm of geography and development studies.
Interview Date: 7 August 2014!
Salary: £32,590 to £35,597
Start date: no later than the 1st September 2014.
Candidates are welcome to discuss this post further with:
Dr Simon Leonard (Head of Department)
tel: 023 9284 2501/2507
For detailed information about this vacancy, please select this link: 10012288 – Lecturer in Geography.docx