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|Date||Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:15:52 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... As part of a large investment in multidisciplinary research themes, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK is seeking to appoint a Professor/Reader in Extreme Environments. The Extreme Environments theme links research in the Departments of Geography and Mathematics. This post is well suited to climatologists and we welcome applications from highly qualified candidates in any area climatic science or related fields. Full details of the post and application details and forms can be found here: <https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/hrvacs/eae1522> Details of the Extreme Environments research theme, with links through to staff and research group web pages can be found here: www.northumbria.ac.uk/extremeenvironments <http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/extremeenvironments> The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon (GMT) on 18 January 2016 Please contact me for informal enquiries. The full job advert is included below. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Professor/Reader in Extreme Environments Engineering and Environment Ref: EAE15/22 (MDRT) Salary: Professor salary: Competitive Reader salary: £49,230 - £57,047 Department of Geography Department of Mathematics & Information Sciences Northumbria University, Newcastle is now in the UK top 50 for research power and has been recognised by Times Higher Education as having the biggest rise in research power of any university following the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a national assessment of research quality in UK universities. To further strengthen our world-leading research areas we are investing to develop exciting opportunities in multidisciplinary research. The Extreme Environments multidisciplinary research theme is a university wide initiative which draws together ground-breaking research in understanding and harnessing physical and biological environments that operate under extreme conditions, such as those found in the Earth's surface, subsurface, oceans, atmosphere and in the solar system. Theme expertise ranges from the geophysical exploration of Antarctic subglacial lakes, responses of glaciers, snow cover and permafrost to climate change through the investigation of nonlinear waves, the Sun-Earth connection, solar physics and space weather, to the reconstruction of past extreme climates using ocean cores, speleothems and pollen records. We seek to appoint high calibre individuals at Professorial and Reader level with an excellent international reputation in any of the research areas relevant to the Extreme Environments multidisciplinary research theme. You will be based in the Department of Mathematics & Information Sciences or the Department of Geography as appropriate to your disciplinary strengths. You will drive and enhance the highest quality research, teaching and entrepreneurial activities and actively encourage this amongst colleagues. The Departments have particular strengths in solar physics, computer science, environmental geochemistry & microbiology, mathematics, cold and palaeoenvironments, physics and statistics. Candidates with expertise in any of these research areas are welcome to apply, and we will consider high quality applicants in any fields of research relevant to the Extreme Environments theme. You must hold a first degree and be qualified to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have leading subject expertise and specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy. Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a publication profile commensurate with the post of Professor/Reader are essential. For informal enquiries about this post please contact: Dr Benjamin Brock (Geography) Tel: +44 (0)191 227 3225, Email: Benjamin.firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:Benjamin.email@example.com> or Dr James McLaughlin (Solar Physics and Mathematics) Tel: +44 (0)191 227 3667, Email: James.firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:James.email@example.com> For more information about the Extreme Environments theme please visit: www.northumbria.ac.uk/extremeenvironments <http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/extremeenvironments> To apply please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) along with a covering letter detailing a summary of your research ambitions over the next 3-5 years. Please include current salary details and the names and addresses of 2 referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates. All candidates are also requested to complete the attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Northumbria University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and particularly from under-represented groups. This post will close at 12:00 noon on 18 January 2016 Closing date: 18 January 2016
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