About you

You will have a 2.1 or 1st class BSc (hons) or equivalent in Geography, Environmental Science or associated discipline with a focus on hydrology, geomorphology or ecology. A Masters degree in a relevant discipline, knowledge of ARCGIS Pro and previous technical experience in Further or Higher Education would be an advantage. 

You will have good written and verbal communication, well developed time management, excellent organisation skills and a cut through approach to completing tasks. Good IT skills, including competence in standard Microsoft 365 software packages and appropriate statistical packages e.g. Minitab or SPSS are also required. 



Degree in Geography, Environmental Science or related discipline (minimum of 2.1 hons or equivalent).


Master’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science or a related discipline

Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

You will join a collegiate team, based in the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology, with a strong culture of student-focused teaching and high impact research. This is a particularly good time to join us at the University, having recently achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. The Environmental Science and Geography team have recently validated a BSc in Climate Change. 

The University moved to our new £330 million Waterside Campus in 2019 based in Northampton town. Therefore, you will benefit from new purpose-built laboratories and research facilities, a supportive team, and well established and sustainable links with our regional partners.

The team are committed to delivering super supportive programmes and were awarded 100% overall satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey. Fieldwork is considered an important part of our provision and we are currently reviewing our fieldwork provision.

About Us 

This is an exciting time to join our University following our relocation in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.


We are proud of our diverse student population and applications from Black Asian Minority Ethnic student grow year on year. Equality and the promotion of inclusion are a key value that we are proud to promote. To embed this across the University, to achieve diversity amongst its staff and to improve staff representation, we would like to encourage applications from women, people living with disabilities, and those from the LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

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