Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction: Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction

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Professor of Risk and Disaster Reduction

The new Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) aims to provide a focus for UCL’s risk and disaster reduction activities, which span earth and space science, mathematics and statistics, engineering and development planning, population health, anthropology, ethics and laws.

They are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to provide leadership in the Institute, develop world-class research programmes and contribute to advanced teaching and knowledge exchange activities.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of academic research and publication in i) geological disasters (i.e., earthquakes, volcanoes and related hazards), ii) hydrometeorological disasters (i.e., windstorms, floods and droughts), and/ or iii) disaster risk reduction (disaster risk management, resilience, recovery), and will be able to work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary approach.

For more information, please see the further particulars. If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Professor Peter Sammonds, Director, IRDR, tel [+44] (0)20 7679 2422. For enquiries about the application procedure please contact Dr Rosanna Smith.

Closing Date:
15 March 2012
14 February 2012
London, UK
UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction
Environment, Science innovation and engineering
Further particulars
Further Information:
UCL website

See also
The UKCDS disasters group are working closely with Foresight on a new project investigating how to improve resilience to disasters in politically or economically fragile states, by using emerging science and technology. more

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