Job – Lecturer in Environmental History, Newcastle University

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Lecturer in Environmental History

Newcastle University

Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary:£38,747 to £43,155 per annum
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Permanent
Placed On:31st May 2023
Closes:29th June 2023
Job Ref:25547
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Company description:

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Job description:

The Role

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology at Newcastle University invites you to apply to the role of a Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in Environmental History to contribute to our teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a thriving and interdisciplinary research culture. This role is open to applicants working across any period or geography in the cognate areas of Environmental or Landscape History. In addition, we are interested in developing our strengths in the intersection between Environment and Health or Environment and Social Justice, broadly defined (although this is not essential), particularly in interdisciplinary collaborations and external partnerships.

You will be expected to contribute to building a thriving research culture through a strong track record or the potential to develop a strong track record of high-quality publications, grant applications / project work and ideally, development of public engagement and Impact. Your work should have the potential to attract and support PGRs.

You will be expected to contribute to deliver research-led modules on aspects of Environmental History at undergraduate and postgraduate level. An ability to teach on our public history modules and MA programme is desirable but not essential. You will need to demonstrate a track record or the potential to develop a track record of high-quality teaching within a higher education environment, as well as experience of having effective administration capabilities. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and engagingly to students, staff and external audiences. You will be able to work within a diverse teaching and research environment.

You also must be able to demonstrate (through formal or informal actions) a commitment to equality, diversity, inclusion and widening participation in your spheres of work.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Daniel Siemens (Head of History) via email ( or to the Head of School, Prof. Annie Tindley (

More information on the history section is available here.

Feature Image: “015269:University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne 1966” by Newcastle Libraries is marked with Public Domain Mark 1.0.

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