Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Education (CPD)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
30 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
01 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Education (CPD)
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Applications are invited for an experienced or aspiring academics to join the education team at Northumbria University. Working within the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, you will work across a number of programmes, but you will be expected to significantly contribute to the PG Certificate in Academic Practice(PGCAP), also delivered as an Academic Professional Apprenticeship. You will contribute to all aspects of the academic development of students, as well as liaising with academic colleagues across the university undertaking continuing profesional development. There will also be a requirement to contribute to our suite of Masters programmes 

You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of policies, provision and effective practice relating to leading on the PG Certificate in Academic Practice, as well as have experience of supporting the teaching and learning of students on other post graduate Education programmes. 

You will be doctorally qualified or near completion of your doctoral studies, in an area related to education. You must have subject expertise in teaching and learning with specialist knowledge gained through research activity and teaching experience within the higher education sector. You will be a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). Proven ability to deliver high quality research led teaching within an appropriate field and a strong research profile (or clear potential to develop one) are essential for this role.
We welcome applications from individuals who have an established research profile in the study of Education. Working in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, you will be a member of a vibrant academic community that is multi-disciplinary, with social justice at the heart of what we do. You will work flexibly as part of a team, to contribute to teaching, research, enterprise and engagement. Your role may involve Programme Leadership within the department, and teaching in the area of Education, and you may be required to undertake teaching and leadership roles across the department.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Head of Subject, Joanne Clifford Swan at  or Head of Department, Joanne Atkinson at

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore the successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article. 

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 01/05/2020 

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