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Position: Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) is an exciting cross-UCL Institute, which leads research, knowledge exchange and teaching in the area of risk and disaster reduction (RDR). By providing a focus for UCL’s RDR activities, with its breadth of disciplinary emphasis, promotion of novel multidisciplinary research and translation into practice, the Institute aims to assume a role of leadership in RDR both in the UK and internationally. The Institute is hosted in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, but operates across all UCL’s faculties, spanning earth and space sciences, mathematics and statistics, engineering and development planning, population health, anthropology, ethics and laws, and contributes to UCL’s Grand Challenges. It has a leading role in the UCL Humanitarian Institute
Requirements: The postholder should hold a PhD and have excellent interdisciplinary and intersectional knowledge of humanitarian themes. They should have a track record of high quality research in conflict, disaster and humanitarian themes. They should have teaching experience and the ability to deliver public presentations, as well as the ability to write clearly for a range of audiences. They should be committed to high quality research, teaching, and fostering a positive learning environment for students
   
Text: Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies, - Ref:1854003 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 to £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) is an exciting cross-UCL Institute, which leads research, knowledge exchange and teaching in the area of risk and disaster reduction (RDR). By providing a focus for UCLs RDR activities, with its breadth of disciplinary emphasis, promotion of novel multidisciplinary research and translation into practice, the Institute aims to assume a role of leadership in RDR both in the UK and internationally. The Institute is hosted in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, but operates across all UCLs faculties, spanning earth and space sciences, mathematics and statistics, engineering and development planning, population health, anthropology, ethics and laws, and contributes to UCLs Grand Challenges. It has a leading role in the UCL Humanitarian Institute. The IRDR has established and is developing research around several themes within the broad field of Risk and Disaster Reduction. These themes include natural and technological hazards, socio-economic issues in disaster risk reduction, gender, conflict and disasters, population health, and organizational resilience. The IRDR runs four masters programmes, an MRes and three MScs with over 40 students, and has a research student population of about 25. We are launching an International development undergraduate programme in BSc Global Humanitarian Studies, with partners in the UCL Departments of Statistical Science and Anthropology, the Institutes for Global Health and Education and the School of Management. We aim for an intake of 40 students. The main purpose of the job is to carry out research, teaching and administration within the IRDR, especially in the areas of conflict and humanitarian studies. This is an open ended academic position, available on 1st April 2020. Key Requirements The postholder should hold a PhD and have excellent interdisciplinary and intersectional knowledge of humanitarian themes. They should have a track record of high quality research in conflict, disaster and humanitarian themes. They should have teaching experience and the ability to deliver public presentations, as well as the ability to write clearly for a range of audiences. They should be committed to high quality research, teaching, and fostering a positive learning environment for students. Further Details A full job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for this post, click the apply now button at the bottom of this page. Please contact Dr Rosanna Smith on rosanna.smith@ucl.ac.uk or 02076799250 if you require a paper application pack or have any other queries relating to the application process. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 27 Jan 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date 25 February 2020. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. UCL IRDR Humanitarian Lecturer JD and FPs Apply Now
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