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News 3 appointments in the School of Development Studies

Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (three posts)
Development Studies: Politics and International Development Ÿ Ref: ATR752
Development Studies: Social Development Ÿ Ref: ATR753
Natural Resources and Environment Ÿ Ref: ATR754
Senior Lecturer/Reader: £42,791 - £49,606 per annum (effective 01/05/08)

Lecturer: £35,858 to £41,545 per annum (effective 01/05/08)

The School of Development Studies ( is making three appointments to strengthen work in politics, social development, and natural resources and the environment.  Regional interests (e.g. Latin America, China) are welcome for the posts and successful applicants will become members of the Overseas Development Group.  Key responsibilities are to teach and direct at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, teach in development studies more generally, and be research active, including the recruitment and supervision of doctoral research students.

For the politics and international development post, we welcome applications in any field of politics and development, but especially welcome those working on law and human rights, conflict and governance, private sector issues, or culture, religion and identity.

For the social development post, we welcome applications in any field of social science and development, but especially welcome those working on social  and human development, health, gender, education, conflict, culture, religion and identity.

For the natural resources and environment post, we welcome natural or social scientist applicants from a wide range of subject areas, and identify climate change and/or agricultural or natural resources management (e.g. soils, fisheries, water) as being areas of special interest.

It is essential you have a PhD or equivalent qualification or if not held (for Lecturer posts only) be awarded a PhD within 3 months of commencing in post; a record of research and publications commensurate with the level of post applied for; evidence of successful teaching and willingness to work in an interdisciplinary research and teaching environment.  The posts will be available from 1 August 2008 on a full-time basis.  

Closing date:           12 noon on 6 May 2008.

Further particulars and an application form can be obtained from the University's web page or by e-mail at: or by calling the answerphone on 01603 593493 or by mail to the Human Resources Division, UEA, Norwich NR4 7TJ.  Please quote the appropriate reference code.

Contact information Dr Bruce Lankford, Head of School, School of Development Studies (& Overseas Development Group), The University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom (email:
Phone: Direct Tel +44 (0)1603 593378 ; PA (Mandy Holland) +44 (0)1603 592893 ; Fax +44 (0)1603 451999
News type Vacancies
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Source of information The School of Development Studies (
Geographical coverage United Kingdom
News date 18/04/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH