University of Otago, Department of Geography
Ron Lister Visiting Fellowship 2014 - Dunedin, New Zealand
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Applications are invited for the Ron Lister Visiting Fellowship in the Department of Geography, from geographers in all fields of the discipline. Preference may be given to applicants working in the broad areas of environment, planning or development studies or similar areas of applied geography. An interest in India and/or China would be a recommendation.
The Fellowship assists distinguished international scholars to spend time at the University of Otago teaching and researching in the Department of Geography.
The Visiting Fellow will spend up to four months in the Department of Geography, undertaking research and teaching a 4th year paper in the second semester. There are 13 weeks of teaching in each semester, with the second semester commencing on Monday, 7 July 2014.
It is assumed that the Fellow will continue to receive a salary from elsewhere during their tenure of the Visiting Fellowship. The successful applicant will be offered assistance with travel, accommodation, subsistence and research expenses to a maximum of $12,000 NZ.
This fixed- term position is supported by funds from the Ron Lister Trust, which was established in recognition of the foundation Professor of Geography at the University of Otago from 1965 to 1981.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Etienne Nel, Acting Head, Department of Geography, Tel +64 3 479 8786 / 8773, Email: etienne.nel@.otago.ac.nz
There is no application form. Those interested in being considered for the Visiting Fellowship should send a statement of interest, detailing their objectives and suitability for the post to:
Professor Etienne Nel, Acting Head
Applications will close on Saturday, 30 November 2013. Applicants should also send a curriculum vitae, together with the names and addresses of two referees who would be willing to support the application.
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.