Stipendiary Lecturership in Physical Geography – closing date 24 March

St Catherine’s College proposes to appoint a three-hour Stipendiary Lecturer in Physical Geography for Trinity Term 2023 whilst Professor Richard Bailey is Dean.

The Lecturer will be expected to teach three weighted hours a week averaged over the eight weeks of Trinity Term 2023 (the College operates a weighting system whereby hours spent teaching groups larger than one person count for more than one hour). College teaching is in small groups (usually two or three students). The post-holder will be responsible for assisting in the teaching of the following Preliminary Examination papers (first-year courses): Earth System Processes, Geographical Controversies and Geographical Techniques; and the following Final Honour School papers (second- and third-year courses): Geographical Thought and Earth System Dynamics. The post-holder(s) will also be responsible for advising on and guiding the formulation of undergraduate dissertation topics and supervising such dissertations, where appropriate.

Course details can be found at In addition, as a member of the team of Geography tutors, the post-holder will be expected to play a full role in the running of Geography in the College, including arranging tuition in Geography, setting and marking College examinations, and taking a role in the pastoral care of undergraduates. Informal enquiries about the tutorial teaching requirements may be made to the Director of Studies for Geography, Professor Richard Bailey (email:

The stipend for one term is currently £2,397 and is pensionable. The Lecturer will be a member of the Senior Common Room and will be entitled, free of charge, to one lunch and two dinners per week during term-time. Teaching/seminar rooms are available for booking within College.

More details can be found in the Further Particulars. These can also be obtained from the Personnel Advisor,

Applications should be sent, in a single file, by email to the Personnel Advisor (Email: to arrive not later than noon on Friday 24th March 2023.

Applications must include: a completed Application Cover Form (available to download as part of the further particulars); a letter of application including a statement of prior teaching experience; a full curriculum vitae; and the names of two academic referees. A recruitment monitoring form should also be submitted (available to download at Candidates should supply each of their referees with a copy of the further particulars and ask them to write directly to the Personnel Advisor, by email if possible, by the same closing date.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 24th  March 2023.