Assistant/Associate Professor in Education

Durham (GB)
£33,199 - £58,089
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor in Education 

The role 

The School of Education at Durham University seeks to appoint an Assistant or Associate Professor in Education. We welcome applications from exceptional researchers with research and teaching interests in fields that complement or extend our existing research strengths and takes advantage of the University’s interdisciplinary research-led environment.

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, the School of Education is 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; Evidence for Education Policy and Practice, Higher and Further Education; Educational Psychology; Intercultural Communication and Education; Pedagogy and Curriculum.

Applicants must demonstrate research excellence related to one or more of the aforementioned thematic research clusters. The posts offer an exciting opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of internationally excellent research and teaching while allowing unrivalled opportunities for career progression in an exciting and progressive institution.

The successful candidate will ideally be in post by September 2019.

Vacancy Reference: EDUC18-10