Associate Professor (Teaching) in Urban Science

The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Anaysis

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 18th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £57,342 - £62,346 per annum
  • REF: 1874750
  • Closes: 04th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The post-holder will be an experienced researcher and educator familiar with the active research domains within CASA and the methods we employ to solve urban problems. The main purpose of this post will be to support Masters-level students in their term three dissertation research projects.

This will involve guiding the student from inception through to the final delivery of their dissertation including working with them to set appropriate aims, objectives and research questions based on a thorough reading of the relevant literature; assisting them with identifying suitable data sources for analysis and helping navigate the UCL ethics procedures; working with them to identify appropriate analysis methodologies, interpretation of results and commenting, where appropriate, on written drafts. The post holder will also be involved in the first and second marking of dissertations submitted by students on all of our MSc and MRes programmes.

This position is to start 1st March 2021 and end 31 October 2021 with the possibility of an extension.

Key Requirements

Key requirements include Masters degree in a relevant discipline or an undergraduate degree and extensive relevant professional experience (a PhD is desirable), experience of managing and delivering extended projects at post-graduate level or in the commercial sector and a thorough understanding of the role of a dissertation supervisor at Masters level.

Further Details

A full job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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Any questions on the application process please email Rhodri Jamieson-Ball (

Any questions relating to the role please email Adam Dennett (

UCL Taking Action for Equality

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

Closing Date

4 Mar 2021

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