UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


We're hiring: Associate Professor in Sustainable Resource Governance

31 May 2022

We're looking for an Associate Professor for a key appointment to strengthen ISR’s research and teaching capacity in the governance of sustainable natural resources.

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Key information

  • UCL Department / Division: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Location of position: London
  • Grade: 9
  • Hours: Full Time (Job share considered)
  • Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £58,404 - £63,483 per annum
  • Reference: 1884799
  • Closing Date: 20 Jun 2022 (23:59 UK time)
  • Interview date: TBC

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Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR) is seeking an Associate Professor for a key appointment to strengthen ISR’s research and teaching capacity in the governance of sustainable natural resources. Their expertise in resource governance will significantly enhance ISR’s capabilities, and complement our quantitative modelling expertise in resource systems for food, energy and materials. In addition, the postholder will play a leading role in our successful MSc in Sustainable Resources: Economics, Policy and Transitions.

ISR delivers world-leading research, teaching and engagement in the sustainable use of global resources. Our mission is to generate knowledge in the globally sustainable use of natural resources and train the future leaders in the field. We promote excellence, rigour and impartiality in our activities, address intellectually challenging problems with creativity and innovation, and make a difference to society through the results our work.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate for the post will have a PhD in an area relevant to the area of sustainable natural resource governance as well as a track record of publications in high-quality peer reviewed journals.

The successful candidate must have significant experience of developing and delivering teaching at postgraduate level, with content covering a variety of research methods. The postholder will also have experience of supervising postgraduate research and/or doctoral students.

They will have a track record of successful fundraising from, relevant public, private and philanthropic funding bodies. The selected candidate will engage with UK and international stakeholders to deliver relevant research that informs decision-making about the sustainable use of natural resources.

The successful candidate should be both proactive and collaborative, show evidence of educational engagement with teaching management, students, target groups for executive education, and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be found using this link.

To apply for this vacancy click on the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of the page.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Professor Jim Watson: j.watson@ucl.ac.uk.

Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.