Professor of Geomorphology University of Southampton, UK

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Professor of Geomorphology at the University of Southampton, UK.

Following our excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) assessment (where over 80% of our research activity was recognised as being of either world-leading or internationally excellent quality), Geography and Environment are now inviting applications for a full time position as Professor of Geomorphology. Details of the post can be found at

Of particular interest are candidates with an international reputation of research excellence who can complement and expand existing research areas within the Earth Surface Dynamics research group You will be expected to establish an externally funded research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Current research within Geography and Environment has a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary initiatives that bridge traditional disciplinary groups to address challenging problems. We are dedicated to maintaining our world-leading reputation in Geomorphology and we are seeking to complement this with a new hire who has research interests that will enhance existing specialisms within the group, and complement those in other Research Groups both within the Department, and more widely within the University. Salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28 April 2015.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Head of Academic Unit, Professor Stephen Darby (

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the UK’s top 10 research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.

Application Procedure:
You should submit your completed application form online at Please include your CV and Publication list. The vacancy will close at midnight on the closing date as shown above. 3 references are requested along with your application, so please allow time for these to be received prior to the close date, to assist the department with shortlisting. If you need any assistance, please contact Carol Read on +44 (0) 23 8059 3649. Please quote vacancy reference number 506915WR on all correspondence.

Professor David Sear
School of Geography
University of Southampton
++44 (0)2380 592215(Office)
++44 (02380 594614 (Direct)

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