Job offer in Ireland Lecturer in Geography at Queen’s University Belfast

The Culture and Society research cluster combines expertise across four academic disciplines within the School: Architecture, Human Geography, Planning, and Archaeology. Among the topics and themes researched through the cluster are: Cities and Mobilities, Digital Worlds, Heritage Places, People and Landscapes, Science and Society, Urban Cultures, and Spaces and Politics.

With an emphasis on cross-disciplinary and collaborative research with external partners, the approaches taken by the cluster’s researchers span a range of humanities and social science methods, including practice-based research, participatory techniques, qualitative methodologies and quantitative analysis.

This post is available to undertake research and teaching in Human Geography with preference given to quantitative and/or population geographies, covering areas such as migration, spatial analysis, diversity and ethnic and social segregation. 
The successful candidate’s research will complement, expand and enhance research activities in the Culture and Society research cluster in the School.

We wish to appoint a Human Geographer whose research will strengthen this research profile, and whose research in the field is of the highest quality, with international reach and impact.

The successful candidate will undertake research in Human Geography which will complement, diversify or enhance research activities within the Culture and Society research cluster, they will contribute to relevant collaborative research programmes, the post holder will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and will contribute to School administration/outreach activity.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A PhD in Human Geography or related discipline at time of application.
  • A minimum of three years’ research experience.
  • A publication record of at least four REF-returnable articles since 2015 in peer reviewed journals/conference papers, or equivalent commensurate with stage of career.
  • Research interests that are sustainable and which complement or enhance research activities of the Culture and Society research cluster in SNBE.
  • Research grant application experience.
  • Relevant undergraduate teaching experience in Geography at university level.
  • Willingness to participate in and lead field teaching for undergraduate students.
  • Ability and willingness to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.

Further information about the School can be found at

Informal enquires may be directed to Professor Keith Lilley, email:

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

Salary scale: £35,550 – £49,149 per annum (potential to progress to £52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Friday 16 February 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.