Professor in Education

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
22 Mar 2019
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22 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor in Education

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Ref: HLS/18/1660

Grade:  9

Salary: Competitive

Location: City Campus, Newcastle

Closing Date: 22/04/2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Type: Full Time

At a time of exciting opportunities in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing and the University of Northumbria we seek, a doctorally qualified, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual for the post of Professor of Education.

The Professor will maintain an active research profile, securing high quality outputs appropriate to the subject, and build a record of academic distinction through high quality publications, substantial research funding and invited speaker at international conferences.

The Department has achieved recognition for its focus on the health and wellbeing of children, both in terms of knowledge exchange, and published outputs, and we aim to build upon this reputation. The successful candidate will bring to the department significant leadership experience in their subject area, and a strong desire to mentor both experienced academics and early career researchers.  A strong focus on teaching and learning, innovation, research and aspirations for global significance are essential.

At this exciting time the position will play a pivotal role in shaping and developing our provision for the future, whilst ensuring our global significance and impact is maintained through excellence in all aspects of our work.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Kim Holt, Head of