Professor [Chair] of Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy

London (Central), London (Greater)
29 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage

Professor [Chair] of Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy

Full Time:

The appointment will be on UCL Grade Professorial. The salary range will be On the professorial scale, at a level commensurate with the academic standing of the appointee (minimum of £69,039 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance), inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage (ISH) conducts world-leading research with an international reputation in the fields of sustainable heritage and heritage science. The ISH wishes to appoint a scholar of the highest international calibre as Professor of Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy.

The successful candidate will contribute to consolidating ISH’s position as a leading international research and post-graduate teaching institute in the field of cultural heritage or the historic environment; contribute to multi-disciplinary research efforts in one of ISH’s key strands of research.

Future Heritage; provide research and consultancy leadership in their field of expertise; develop a new Masters programme in Heritage Evidence, Foresight and Policy; teach and supervise students at graduate and PhD level; foster the new Academic and Heritage Partnership between ISH and Historic England and engage in external activities that bring national and international esteem to the Institute and UCL.

The post is available from 1st January 2018.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of policy experience, research and publication in one or more of the key areas of cultural heritage, the historic environment or foresight. She or he will have a proven track record of relevant publications and funding, and possess the skills to engage and collaborate with traditional stakeholders as well as to forge new cross disciplinary partnerships.

She or he will also have experience of teaching at post-graduate level and curriculum development, working in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environments with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Success in obtaining funding for consultancy and other third stream activities is also desirable.

The appointment will be full time on the UCL Professorial Grade.

The salary will be at an appropriate point on the professorial scale, but not less than £69,039 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1677768.

Candidates unable to apply online or with queries about the application process should contact Nick McGhee, UCL Academic Services (email: , tel: +44 (0)20 3108 8217).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the ISH Director, Professor May Cassar (

Closing Date: 25 October 2017

Interview Date: 7 November 2017

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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