Lecturer In Quantitative Human Geography, University of Bristol UK

The School of Geographical Sciences, the only UK geography department to have been ranked in the top category in every UK national research assessment exercise and research excellence framework assessment, seeks a motivated and talented scholar to join it at the lecturer level as a member of the Spatial Modelling Group (SMG).

The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to selection on merit.  The University has a wide range of policies aimed at supporting staff in work.  Please see http://www.bristol.ac.uk/equalityanddiversity/ for further details.

he group has strong expertise in statistical modelling and applied geographical data analysis and is seeking to extend its work into aspects of big data, urban analytics, geovisualisation, and the analysis of large and complex datasets. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate how advanced methodological techniques can be applied to substantive problems in areas such as economic development, politics, inequality, migration, health, urbanisation, segregation, or environmental policy, all broadly defined. Applicants from cognate disciplines to geography are welcome to apply.


This Lectureship offers an exciting opportunity to join this innovative research group and to contribute to future developments in the School of Geographical Sciences. Applicants will have an emerging international reputation for research (or will be able to demonstrate a capacity to build such a reputation) and an excellent record of publication for their career stage.


For informal enquiries please contract Professor Richard Harris (Spatial Modelling Group lead), email: Rich.Harris@bristol.ac.uk.