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Position: Lecturer/Associate Professor in Humanitarian Science
Institution: University College London
Department: Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The main purpose of the job is to carry out research, teaching and administration within the IRDR, especially in the areas of humanitarian science or humanitarian data science, covering applied computational or statistical modelling, big data, geospatial analysis or remote sensing, in a humanitarian context, and to contribute to curriculum development and teaching on the new BSc Global Humanitarian Studies
Requirements: The postholder should hold a PhD and have a track record of high quality research especially in the areas of applied computational or statistical modelling, big data, geospatial analysis or remote sensing, preferably in a humanitarian context. 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. The appointment will be made at either Lecturer (Grade 8) or Associate Professor (Grade 9) level, depending on knowledge in the humanitarian field and experience in teaching
   
Text: Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Humanitarian Science, - Ref:1861711 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction Location of position London Grades 8-9 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Grade 8 £44,674 - £52,701; Grade 9 £57,279 - £62,283 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 fields of risk and disaster reduction and humanitarian action. By providing a focus for UCLs activities the IRDR, with its breadth of disciplinary emphasis, promotion of novel multidisciplinary research and translation into practice, aims to assume a role of leadership both in the UK and internationally. The Institute is hosted in the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, but works across all UCLs faculties, spanning natural and social sciences, mathematics and statistics, engineering and development planning, global health, anthropology, the humanities, ethics and laws, and contributes to UCLs Grand Challenges. It has a leading role in the UCL Humanitarian Institute. The IRDR has established the Centre for Gender and Disaster, Centre for digital Global Health in Emergencies, Conflict and Disaster Hub and Cascading Crises Group and is developing research around the themes disaster resilience, cascading risk, natural hazards, humanitarian crisis response, conflict and migration, climate change risks and adaptation, global digital health in emergencies, and gender responsive resilience, in order to integrate education, research, innovation and enterprise for the long-term benefit of humanity. The IRDR has received substantial research funding (£8 million in 2019) in areas such as gender responsive resilience, mosquitoes population modelling for public health response, and Rohingya journeys of violence and resilience. The main purpose of the job is to carry out research, teaching and administration within the IRDR, especially in the areas of humanitarian science or humanitarian data science, covering applied computational or statistical modelling, big data, geospatial analysis or remote sensing, in a humanitarian context, and to contribute to curriculum development and teaching on the new BSc Global Humanitarian Studies. This is an open ended academic position, available on 1st May 2020. Key Requirements The postholder should hold a PhD and have a track record of high quality research especially in the areas of applied computational or statistical modelling, big data, geospatial analysis or remote sensing, preferably in a humanitarian context. 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. The appointment will be made at either Lecturer (Grade 8) or Associate Professor (Grade 9) level, depending on knowledge in the humanitarian field and experience in teaching. Further Details Please see link below to download a full job description and person specification. To apply for the role please click the 'apply now' button to apply for the job. If you have any queries about the role, please contact Prof Peter Sammonds on p.sammonds@ucl.ac.uk Please contact rosanna.smith@ucl.ac.uk if you need a paper application pack. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 5 Apr 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date 23 or 24 April 2020 This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. UCL Humanitarian Science Academic JD Apply Now
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