Lectureship in Physical Geography, Durham University

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Lectureship in Physical Geography, Durham University

Colm O’Cofaigh
The Department of Geography, Durham University, UK, is currently advertising for a Lecturer in Physical Geography. The post may be of interest to some Cryolist subscribers:
 
Lecturer in Physical Geography
Durham University - Geography
Reference Number - 0699
Location - Durham City, UK
Faculty/Division - Social Sciences and Health
Grade - Grade 7/8
Position Type - Full Time
Contract Type - Permanent
Salary (£) 29,972 - 44,016 pa
Closing Date - 4th April 2011
 
 
The successful applicant will have research interests that complement and extend current research in the Quaternary Environmental Change research group and will help us realise one or more of our stated research aims, namely:
 
1. To develop new records and models of ice sheet and ice stream processes and responses to climate, sea level change and ocean circulation from terrestrial and offshore investigations and numerical modeling.
 
 
2. To constrain the Late Quaternary melt history and dynamics of the polar ice sheets by combining field based evidence with modeling.
 
 
3. To establish new records and models of abrupt sea level change from active and passive coastal margins to better understand the associated hazards.
 
 
4. To develop new models of rapid environmental response during the Quaternary through the analysis of threshold and tipping point mechanisms.
 
Apply on-line at: http://www.dur.ac.uk/jobs/ (post reference number 0699). For informal discussions in confidence about the post, please contact:
 
Professor Joe Painter, Head of Department (telephone +44 (0) 191 334 1925, email [hidden email])
or
Professor Colm O’Cofaigh, (telephone +44 191 334 1890, Email colm.o'[hidden email])
 

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