Associate Professor in Intercultural & International Education

£53348 - £60022 per annum
04 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2022
Durham University
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: 4 February 2022 at Midnight (UK)

The School of Education at Durham University seeks to appoint a talented individual to the role of Associate Professor in Intercultural and International Education. We welcome applications from those with research and teaching interests in the broad field of Intercultural and International Education and /or subfield(s) of this wide area of expertise as relevant to diverse educational sectors and provider types. Applicants will be required to contribute to the International and Comparative Education research cluster (details can be found at: https://www.durham.ac.uk/departments/academic/education/research/areas/international-and-comparative-education-/.

Research topics may include but are not limited to: Internationalisation and internationalisation at home; Critical approaches to intercultural communication and intercultural competence; Intercultural education; Critical intercultural pedagogy; Language, migration, and education; Social justice and global citizenship; Decolonial approaches to intercultural education and intercultural communication.

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, Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness; Durham University Evidence Centre for Education (DECE); Higher and Further Education; International and Comparative Education; Psychology & 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 2022.

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