Vacancy for a Professor/ Reader/ Senior Lecturer in Environmental Geoscience

 The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow are seeking an exceptional candidate to provide outstanding academic leadership and further enhance the School’s international profile in Environmental Geoscience by:

  • building an internationally-leading research group
  • delivering research-led education
  • reaching out to stakeholders
  • and leading academic developments in the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences and College of Science & Engineering administration as required by the Head of School.

The University wishes to promote and grow a multidisciplinary research portfolio and fully engage with societal changes as identified by major funding bodies, including RCUK and the EU Framework Programmes, and is seeking a candidate with the skills and ability to further this strategic aim.

Please find full details of the position in the candidate brochure.

Informal Discussions

For an informal discussion on this role, please contact:

Professor Martin Lee
Head of School
School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Telephone: 0141 330 4224 Email:

To Apply

To apply for this post, please visit and search for reference E20327. Closing date is 30th October 2017.


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Geography and Earth Science both ranked in the top 10 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017, Guardian University Guide 2016)

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