G736 - Professor of Geographical Analysis
 

Closing Date: 28th November 2016

The Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) is seeking to appoint a Professor of Geographical Analysis.  This exciting post involves critically engaging with big and open data by applying new and experimental analytical strategies and technologies in a digital context to enlighten research and policy debates.  The post holder would be based in CURDS and the new £2m initiative which is creating Spatial Analysis and Modelling at Newcastle (SAM@NCL).  Integrating with the core focus of CURDS research on urban and regional change, development and policy, the intersection of spatial analysis with the following research themes and agendas are of particular interest: people and places, innovation and technology, finance and services, and institutions and governance.   The successful candidate will be an individual of international reputation and standing with an excellent track record of globally recognised publication, high quality research income generation and engagement with and impact upon policy.  Supported by a dedicated Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) for 3-years, the post offers a unique opportunity to undertake leading edge research and contribute to the development of the internationally renowned research centre CURDS and to lead and shape the new £2m ‘Spatial Analysis and Modelling at Newcastle’ (SAM@NCL) initiative.  

Informal enquires about the post can be made to Professor Andy Pike, Director of CURDS (Tel: +44 (0)191 208 8001)  

The post is available from a mutually agreed date.

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Faculty/Services
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sub Unit
Geography, Politics & Sociology
Staff Category
Professorial
Contract Type
Open Ended
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Closing Date: 28th November 2016

The Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) is seeking to appoint a Professor of Geographical Analysis.  This exciting post involves critically engaging with big and open data by applying new and experimental analytical strategies and technologies in a digital context to enlighten research and policy debates.  The post holder would be based in CURDS and the new £2m initiative which is creating Spatial Analysis and Modelling at Newcastle (SAM@NCL).  Integrating with the core focus of CURDS research on urban and regional change, development and policy, the intersection of spatial analysis with the following research themes and agendas are of particular interest: people and places, innovation and technology, finance and services, and institutions and governance.   The successful candidate will be an individual of international reputation and standing with an excellent track record of globally recognised publication, high quality research income generation and engagement with and impact upon policy.  Supported by a dedicated Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) for 3-years, the post offers a unique opportunity to undertake leading edge research and contribute to the development of the internationally renowned research centre CURDS and to lead and shape the new £2m ‘Spatial Analysis and Modelling at Newcastle’ (SAM@NCL) initiative.  

Informal enquires about the post can be made to Professor Andy Pike, Director of CURDS (Tel: +44 (0)191 208 8001)  

The post is available from a mutually agreed date.

Click here for further details.