Correction to mis-titled prior posting. Seeking Professor, not Assistant 
Professor. Apologies for the error

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 

 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 in CURDS.

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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