Lecturer in International and Comparative Education

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£46,934 - £55,299 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Posted
05 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Ref
049646
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job description

We are seeking to recruit a social science scholar with interests in the global dimensions of education to contribute to teaching and programme administration on our MA Education suite of programmes and other programmes as required. They will also undertake doctoral supervision and conduct high quality research.

 

The successful candidate will have expertise in, or that can be applied to, international and comparative education, education and international development, education in a global context and/or intercultural education. Expertise relating to school leadership and management will be particularly welcome but is not essential.

 

The successful candidate will also have a track record of producing high quality research publications, proven teaching ability, an interest in, and aptitude for, communication across disciplines, strong communication, organisational and teamworking skills, and a commitment to inclusive and democratic ways of working. They will be a member of the friendly and vibrant Centre for Public Policy Research within the School of Education, Communication and Society, which is a School in the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy.

 

 At King’s, we are committed to ensuring that applicants from under-represented backgrounds, and/or those with protected characteristics, feel confident applying to work with us. We strongly encourage applications from members of groups with protected characteristics, and/or that have been marginalised on any grounds, so that we better reflect the community we serve.

 

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full-time  post.

 

 

Key responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to contribute to the academic life and culture of the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and the wider School by: 

  • Contributing to teaching, module coordination, and programme administration on the MA Education suite of programmes, and other programmes as required.  This is likely to include coordinating and/or contributing to some or all of the following modules:  ‘International and Comparative Education’, ‘Education and International Development’, ‘Intercultural Education and International Schools’, ‘Leadership and Management in International Schools’, and ‘Research Methods for International Education’ 
  • Acting as Personal Tutor to students and supervising student dissertations. 
  • Enhancing the research profile of CPPR through a portfolio of high quality publications, funded research and knowledge exchange
  • Recruiting and supervising MPhil/PhD students in their specialist research area
  • Promoting and marketing the work of the School
  • Contributing to the smooth running of the School by taking on organisational responsibilities as directed by the Head of School

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge and experience

Essential criteria

1.       A PhD in a relevant area  

2.       Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English 

3.       Strong organisational and teamworking skills and a commitment to inclusive and democratic ways of working 

4.       Expertise in, or that can be applied to, international and comparative education, education and international development, education in a global context and/or intercultural education  

5.       A strong grounding in a foundation discipline and an aptitude for communication across disciplines 

6.       Ability and willingness to contribute to programme administration and leadership and make a broad contribution to teaching and supervision beyond the candidate’s immediate specialism 

7.       Proven teaching ability and a student-centred approach 

8.       A track record of high quality research publications 

 

Desirable criteria  

1.       Expertise in school leadership and management  

2.       Expertise in quantitative methods 

3.       Expertise in online or blended learning 

4.       A research funding track record

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