Assistant Professor in Education

Durham (County) (GB)
£33797 - £49553 per annum
Jan 04, 2021
End of advertisement period
Feb 03, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Education at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Assistant Professor in Education. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests that are aligned to one or more of the research and scholarship clusters within the school (details can be found at https://www.dur.ac.uk/education/research/clusters/). 

The School of Education is one of the very best UK Education departments, with an outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching, research and employability of our students. Ranked fifth in REF2014 in terms of grade point average, we are a vibrant community of scholars, with members across the range of career levels, many of who are internationally-acclaimed researchers pursuing innovative and critical research agendas, and future leaders establishing such profiles. The multidisciplinary nature of education as an academic discipline is reflected in the diverse range of expertise and research foci that are represented in the School of Education. This diversity is captured across our internationally recognised thematic research clusters: Assessment, Monitoring and Educational Effectiveness; Higher and Further Education; Evidence for Education Policy and Practice; Educational Psychology; Intercultural Communication; Education, Pedagogy and Curriculum.

The post offers an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

Successful candidates will ideally be in post by September 2021.

For further information please refer to the Job Description and see: www.dur.ac.uk/education/