Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Newcastle, UK

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at the School of Geography, Politics & Sociology at Newcastle University, UK.


Applications are welcome from candidates with an outstanding record of research in any area of Physical Geography that enhances and extends the school's current research in past climates, evolving landscapes, cryospheric systems and water science. However, applicants who can broaden our research expertise in line with emerging research agendas are also encouraged to apply.

You will be expected to develop a vigorous research program at an international level, to supervise research students, to seek external funds to support and sustain their research, as well as make a full contribution to both field- and practical-based undergraduate teaching.

Salary: £48,327 - £55,998 per annum


You must hold a good first degree and PhD in Physical Geography, Environmental Science or related discipline.


Applications close 10 March.

Please submit a CV and a covering letter with your application. Your letter of application should highlight how you meet the criteria, as well as including a personal research plan and a teaching statement. Both the research plan and teaching statement should be limited to one side of A4 each.

To read more and apply, go to: and search for "Physical Geography".

Further information

For informal enquiries please contact the Head of Physical Geography Dr Andrew Henderson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 0191 208 3086). All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.