Lecturer in Physical Geography, Geosciences (GEO425A)

Applications are invited for a fixed term post (4 months) as a Lecturer in Physical Geography in the Department of Geography, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen.

School/Section: Geosciences
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £42,149
Ref No: GEO425A
Closing Date: 11-JUL-2022


Job Description

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic with the ability to inform and inspire students, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will engage with and extend the work of the Department’s Physical Geographers.

Applicants should demonstrate appropriate expertise in Physical Geography related to the teaching areas of the post, with a particular ability to contribute to undergraduate teaching in biogeography, palaeoecology, geomorphology and hydrology.

Salary will be at the point 37 on Grade 7, £42,149 per annum

Informal enquiries should be made to Prof. Matteo Spagnolo, Head of Geography, e-mail:

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa.  At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact Patrycja Bromm, HR Adviser (e-mail: for further information.

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Job Reference Number:  GEO425A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 11 July 2022


The School / Division of Geosciences embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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