Lectureship / Senior Lectureship in Economic Geography


Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship/senior lectureship in Economic Geography in the world-leading School of Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. We are seeking to make an appointment which will enhance the research and teaching activities of the School of Geography and its internal and external collaborations. Applicants are invited from across the field of economic geography, but preference may be given to those with research expertise on globalization and/or the Global South. The successful applicant will join the School’s Economy, Development and Social Justice research theme.

Applicants should have, or be due to submit, a PhD and be developing a reputation for internationally excellent research in Human Geography. Applicants should have teaching experience and expertise appropriate to their career stage at undergraduate and taught postgraduate level.

The School of Geography at QMUL has a strong international reputation for theoretically informed and empirically grounded research, and was ranked 5th in REF2014 for its world-leading and internationally-excellent research outputs. The School operates within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The post is full time and permanent, starting from 1 September 2016. Starting salary will be £39,745 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to Professor Alison Blunt, Head of School, at A.M.Blunt@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the School of Geography can be found at www.geog.qmul.ac.uk.

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button.

Interviews will be held on 12th April 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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