UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Professor of Education, Teacher Education and Leadership

Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Posted
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2018
Ref
ACAD103584
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Division/School School of Education
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date for applications 04-Nov-2018

The School of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic leader at professorial level to make a significant contribution to our research and teaching in the area of teacher education and leadership. They will pursue high quality research and publication in top journals in an area related to teacher education and leadership contributing to the scholarly activities of one or more of our existing research centres. The successful individual will further provide academic leadership in the area of teacher education to include both initial teacher education and continuing professional development. As part of their academic leadership role, the successful candidate will be expected to identify and exploit strategic opportunities related to initial teacher education, professional development and educational partnerships in the UK and potentially overseas. They will make a teaching and curriculum development contribution in areas related to their subject expertise, ideally on the MSc in Education, Leadership and Management pathway, and/or the BSc Education Studies, and/or the School’s provision in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will further supervise MSc dissertations and PhD theses, attract external research funding from research councils, government, industry or other sources and make a wider contribution to the success of the University through their participation in faculty and university-wide governance and development activities.

Candidates will be at the forefront of their field, and will be expected to play a significant role in the delivery of the School’s research strategy.

To discuss the role please contact Professor Bruce Macfarlane, Head of School, Tel: 0117 3314494 or by email at Bruce.Macfarlane@bristol.ac.uk.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.