Assistant Professorship in Sea Level, Durham University, UK

The Department of Geography at Durham University is currently adverting for an Assistant Professor in Sea Level. We are particularly keen to hear from those whose research addresses one or more of: quantifying and/or modelling sea level, proxy or direct measurements of sea level change over various timescales, and sea level impacts and coastal change.

The successful applicant will develop world class scholarship in their field and we encourage work that develops a range of theoretical, conceptual and/or methodological approaches. Successful candidates will be close to completion of, or been awarded, a PhD in a relevant field, and demonstrate the potential for agenda-setting publications. They will show a commitment to delivering excellent teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, high-quality supervision to research postgraduates, and will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and masters-level teaching. In addition to their research, the successful candidates will perform departmental administrative tasks commensurate with their grade and contribute to our wider physical geography teaching programme. 

Prospective applicants should get in touch with the Head of Department, Prof Mike Bentley, if they have any questions about the role. For more details, see: