Lecturer in Remote Sensing and Environmental Systems

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Organisation: Cardiff University


As part of an ongoing programme of investment and development, the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Remote Sensing and Environmental Systems.

The post holder will contribute to a range of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Earth and Geographical Sciences with a focus on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The post holder will also supervise undergraduate project work and field work as well as MSc and PhD thesis students.

The successful candidate must develop and sustain an internationally recognised, externally funded research programme in Remote Sensing and Environmental Systems. Areas of expertise could include climate/environmental change; dynamics of the biosphere, cryosphere or hydrosphere; land cover/land use dynamics; marine science; biodiversity; carbon and other biogeochemical fluxes - each at scales ranging from the local to global. We are seeking candidates who complement our current research programme and who are able to integrate across existing areas of expertise. Current areas of relevant research interest in the school at large include Earth surface processes, marine science, climate/environmental change, hydrology and hydrogeology, high latitude and mountain environments and environmental hazards.

You will join our lively and dynamic School which is internationally recognised for its research and teaching. You will have an excellent academic research record, including quality peer-reviewed publications and the proven ability to secure external funding to support your research and ensure its impact beyond academia.

The School of Earth and Ocean Science is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women's careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.

This is a full-time post (35 hours per week). The post is available immediately and is open-ended.