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Durham University

Department of Geography

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Postdoctoral Research Associate on Multi-Hazard Scenarios and Contingency Planning (Ref: 20000358)

(9 September 2020)

The Department of Geography at Durham University seeks to appoint a full-time Grade 7 Postdoctoral Research Associate for a period of three years to work with Professor Alexander Densmore and Professor Nick Rosser at Durham, Dr Tom Robinson at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and a wider consortium team on a project entitled 'Sajag-Nepal: Planning and Preparedness for the Mountain Hazard and Risk Chain in Nepal'.

The project is funded by the UK Global Challenges Research Fund, and aims to improve decision-making and preparedness in Nepal in order to mitigate the impacts and reduce the risks from the mountain hazard chain, including earthquakes, monsoon rainfall, and landslides.

How to Apply

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Alex Densmore (

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

We prefer to receive applications online via the Durham University Vacancies Site.

As part of the application process, you should provide details of 3 (preferably academic/research) referees and the details of your current line manager so that we may seek an employment reference.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.

Closing Date: 15th October, 2020. 11:59:00pm.