Senior Lecturer/Reader Post at University of Sheffield, UK

Published at: 14 August 2017

Senior Lecturer/Reader Post Available at University of Sheffield, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

We welcome applications from ambitious, talented and highly motivated candidates who are able to deliver excellent research and teaching across urban studies and planning, and are particularly interested in people who can lead and develop teaching in the area of urban or spatial planning. This post is open ended.

We are looking for someone who: Is educated to PhD (or equivalent) level in a relevant subject area and has a track record of excellent research and teaching. You will have a developed research portfolio, which will complement and enhance the strengths of the Department (in areas such as planning; real estate; housing; local economic development; urban design; governance; and participation).

You will have excellent, well-developed and internationally recognised research and writing skills. You will be expected to produce high quality academic publications and secure significant research grant income and able to build and maintain strong academic partnerships with related institutes and research centres, both within and beyond the University of Sheffield.

You will also have the ability to provide inspiring teaching. We pride ourselves on the quality of teaching within the Department, and are recognised as one of the main centres for education in urban studies and planning in the UK.

The right candidate will demonstrate an ambition to lead and experience of working with others in research and/or teaching. We are committed to excellence in leadership, and you would take on leadership and administrative roles that would contribute to the collective enhancement of the Department.

For the post of Reader, we would expect a very strong research profile, and proven ability to lead in the field of research.

Closing Date: 22nd September 2017

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