Gresham College has been giving free public lectures since 1597; these are both presented in person in London and live-streamed to a global audience. Gresham Professors are outstanding in their fields and superb communicators, able to connect with an audience whose members may not have specialist expertise in the subject, but who will be informed people with a thirst for increased knowledge and understanding.
The Professorship ofthe Environment, which was founded in 2014, is open to any discipline within the field, covering topics such as environmental science, ecology, botany and zoology, earth sciences, natural hazards and/or environmental management. The appointmentis part-time from 1 August 2022 and normally for three years.
Gresham Professors present a series of six one-hour lectures each academic year. They also fully participate in College life, attending the Academic Board, being active in promotion and outreach, attending social events and acting as ambassadors forthe College. The post offers excellent opportunities to widen public exposure. The College pays an annual stipend of £8,000 (plus reasonable expenses) and encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities.
Further information is available on the Gresham website at: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/vacancies/environment
Informal discussion may take place with the Academic Registrar, Dr M. Clare Loughlin-Chow, Gresham College, Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, London EC1N 2HH.
Telephone 020 7831 0575 Email: [email protected] The closing date: 9:30 am Monday 25 October 2021. Interviews will be in London on Monday 22 November 2021