The Department of Geography received a 5A grade in the 2001 RAE and an
excellent rating for its undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the TQA.
Following the recent appointment of Professor Dorling to a Chair in Human
Geography 4 new posts are now available. The appointees to the
Lectureships will contribute towards the department’s undergraduate and
postgraduate teaching programmes including the opportunity for PhD
supervision. Some of the posts are also directly related to a newly
established centre for multidisciplinary research in the social sciences -
The closing date for all posts is 2 May 2003. Start dates are negotiable.
Lectureship in the Geography of Health (LA/LB, from September 2003)
Ref No: R2888 Salary: £22,191 - £33,679 pa
With research interests in human/medical geography and expertise in the
geography of health and/or social epidemiology. Preference may be given to
those whose research focuses on health inequalities and their determinants.
The appointee will work closely with Professor Dorling and contribute to the
inter-disciplinary work of the University’s newly established Informatics
Collaboratory for the Social Sciences (ICoSS).
Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in GIS (LA/LB/SL, from September 2004)
Ref No: R2889 Salary: £22,191 - £33,679 pa
(SL) £35,251 - £39,958 pa
With research interests in any area of social and spatial policy analysis.
Preference will be given to those whose research focuses on computer
cartography, epidemiological modelling and/or quantitative human geography.
Computing Officer (Academic-Related grade OR3, from September 2003)
Ref No: R2891 Salary: £28,498 - £33,679
To support GIS and related research. Experience of computer programming in
a social science context and handling large datasets is desirable. The
appointee will work closely with Professor Dorling and contribute to the
work of the Informatics Collaboratory for the Social Sciences (ICoSS).
IT Technician (grade TE, from September 2003)
Ref No: S5057 Salary: £18,409 - £20,755 pa
To provide IT support for Professor Dorling’s social and spatial
inequalities research group within ICoSS. Experience in handling major
social science datasets will be an advantage.
INFORMAL ENQUIRIES: Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Peter
Jackson (Chair of Department: direct phone line 0114 222 7908, e.mail
[log in to unmask], fax 0114 279 7912) or to Professor Danny
Dorling (dept: 0113 343 3347, mobile: 07770 766450). Ms Gill Johnson,
Departmental Secretary, may also be contacted to forward messages (0114 222
3601, e.mail [log in to unmask]