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Professor of Economic Geography, CURDS, Newcastle University

Closing date:  4 November 2018

The Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) is seeking to
appoint a Professor of Economic Geography to advance and lead its research
on urban and regional development. Based in CURDS within Geography, the
Professor will be expected to provide academic and research leadership,
build upon and extend existing expertise within the centre and enhance our
standing in the run up to REF 2021. The contribution of CURDS to
Geography's outstanding 2014 REF result demonstrates the quality of our
research, engagement and impact and is the foundation from which we seek to
develop and grow. The post represents an opportunity to join a flourishing,
diverse and collegial academic community and will complement the recent
appointment of a Professor of Geographical Analysis in CURDS.

 The Professor of Economic Geography will be an individual with an
established international reputation. The successful candidate will be
expected to enhance CURDS' contribution to Geography's research profile and
reputation by instigating and shaping research agendas in their specialist
field, producing 3/4* research outputs, generating high quality external
grant income from major funding bodies, contributing towards our engagement
and impact work where appropriate, and contributing to relevant teaching in
the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Geography. It is expected
that the Professor will demonstrate research leadership through the
prosecution of their research agenda, building and managing research teams

The School of Geography, Politics & Sociology is an Athena SWAN Bronze
award holder, and the University is a Silver award holder.

The post is available from August 1st 2019. Salary will be at an
appropriate point on the Professorial salary scale.

Informal enquires about the post can be made to Professor Danny MacKinnon -
Director of CURDS by telephone on +44 (0)191 208 8604 or by email:

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