Senior Lecturer in English Education (Primary)

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

Senior Lecturer in English Education (Primary)

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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 Senior Lecturer in English Education (Primary), and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

In this important role, you will make a significant 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. We offer you a generous workload allocation and support for pursuing innovative and critical research. Further enhancing our international reputation for research excellence, you will secure funding and attract high calibre Doctoral students. They will be delighted by your teaching.

A qualified teacher with experience of delivering high quality teacher training, your knowledge spans UK English education in theory and practice. We also expect you to have a good first degree and doctorate in a relevant discipline. You will bring to the role an ability to carry out internationally recognised research which shapes the disciplinary agenda or creates public benefit in terms of individual, societal or economic wellbeing. With a subject specialism in English, you are an experienced teacher at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It is vital that you have a strong working knowledge of current and developing initiatives in Initial Teacher Education in the UK.

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.


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