Lecturer in Education

Durham (County) (GB)
30 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Education

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Lecturer in Education, and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

You will enjoy the opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of research and teaching within one of the very best Education departments in the UK. Committed to research-led and small group teaching, we have consistently achieved 100% student satisfaction in the NSS, together with strong REF and Ofsted ratings, and high rankings in the University Guides. Here, you will be encouraged to develop your profile internationally, by pursuing innovative and critical research. Meanwhile, you will provide excellent teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We can support you with mentoring and a generous workload allocation for research.

To join us, you will need a good first degree and doctorate in a relevant discipline. We expect your research to date to demonstrate potential either to shape the disciplinary agenda, or to create public benefit in terms of individual, societal or economic wellbeing. An experienced teacher, you have a good track record of developing successful learning approaches. With excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach, you will be an impressive ambassador for the department. 

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.