Lecturer in Geography
University of Sussex
United Kingdom

Lecturer in Geography 


We welcome applications for a fixed-term (three year) Lectureship in Geography, Climate Change and Society (Teaching and Research) to join our collegial team.


The successful candidate will join a friendly department with a significant record of world-leading research across the discipline. In the recent REF2021 Geography at Sussex was ranked 3rd in the UK for the impact of our research. 


The lectureship will add capacity to the research and teaching strengths of our dynamic team of researchers in the Department of Geography associated with the Climate Change and Society research cluster and the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme


In the past few years we have achieved significant success in securing research funding, with several large grants focused on climate science and the social, environmental and health impact of climate change.


Under the direction of the Head of Department, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level including our MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy and our recently established BSc Geography, Sustainable Development and Climate Change.


We want candidates with a proven track record of research and teaching in climate change and its geographies. We welcome applications from natural and social scientists, and are seeking to recruit someone with strong quantitative and data analytical skills.


We are looking to build strength in data science and the role will also involve teaching in this area, including GIS, statistics and quantitative methods.


It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD in Geography or closely related field. 


Informal enquiries may be made with the Head of Department, Dr Simon Rycroft (S.P.Rycroft@sussex.ac.uk


Please note: The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 


This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code and meets the salary requirements for Skilled Worker Sponsorship if full time. Please consult ourSkilled Worker Visa information page  for further information about Visa Sponsorship.


The benefits that you will receive from day one: Generous pension scheme, Purchase additional Annual Leave through our Scheme for a great home and work life balance,Discounts of public transport, Cycle to work Scheme, and special rates in hotels in Brighton and the Sussex region,Discounts on high-street shops through our Rewards partner, along with a Cash back Health Plan, Considerable discount on our on-site Gym Facilities because we care about our employees’ Health and Wellbeing.


Brighton, United Kingdom


Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).


Lecturer A starting at £37,099 to £44,263 per annum, pro rata if part time

Contract Type

Fixed Term Contract


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