Lecturer in Childhood and Youth Studies

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
29 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lecturer in Childhood and Youth Studies

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
£32,004 to £38,183, Ref: 12840
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary Contract for 24 months

We are seeking an enthusiastic Lecturer to contribute to The Open University’s BA (Hons) and MA in Childhood and Youth Studies. You will join a team which has developed an exciting approach to Childhood and Youth education based on our expertise in distance education.

You will contribute to the maintenance of our existing curriculum and to new curriculum developments. You will also have a willingness to engage in research and scholarship activity.

You must have a higher degree or equivalent professional knowledge in Childhood and Youth Studies or a related field and a good understanding of approaches to studying childhood and youth within the social sciences. You will have an understanding of supported open and distance learning; an ability to write clearly and cogently for a diverse student audience and have some experience of teaching in higher education.

For detailed information and how to apply go to www3.open.ac.uk/employment, or call the Staffing Team on 01908 332247 or email FELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.

Closing date: 5.00 pm 27 October 2016

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