Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, Geography and Environmental Sciences - Newcastle, UK

The Cold and Palaeo-Environment Groupe (CAPE) of the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, seek a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow in Geography and Environmental Sciences to further develop their research profile and activity.


They are particularly interested in high-quality applications from candidates who will either align with their areas of existing strength, or support them in growing capacity in allied areas.

Current research themes in the Department include extreme environments, cryospheric science, palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, bioavailability of environmental pollutants, ecological resilience, carbon cycling, sustainable development, risk reduction, creative industries, identities and inequality, media convergence, everyday b/ordering and visual methodologies.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your extensive knowledge and subject expertise through individual and collaborative academic activity. Successful candidates will be selected according to the excellence of their research profile and plans (candidates are encouraged to include a two-page research plan in their application), regardless of their area of research interest.


Posts are for three years with the expectation of moving to a permanent academic contract (subject to the usual criteria). For more information about the Department and its research please visit the homepage:


Applications close 24 February 2019.

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Further information

For informal enquiries about these Fellowships, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Ben Brock, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or the Subject Lead for Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences: Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.