Lecturer in Autism

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
09 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Autism

School Education (
Faculty Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (
Staff Category    Academic
Reference No    124785
Reports To  
 Head of School
Grade:    7/8
Salary Range:    Grade 7 £34,520 - £38,833   Grade 8 £39,992 - £49,149 
Contract Type:    Open Contract
FTE:    1 (Full Time)
Closing Date    Wednesday 09 May 2018

The School of Education is ranked in the top quartile in the UK in terms of the power of its research measured by the volume and international quality of its research activity. As well as being the largest provider in Scotland of professional education for teachers and other childcare practitioners, the Strathclyde School of Education provides a unique multi-professional programme in Autism, which supports and promotes appropriate and effective practice across the range of health, care and education professionals.  

This is a key academic appointment which will enhance the reputation of the School of Education in terms of its research, teaching and knowledge exchange. In particular, the School of Education is keen to appoint a Lecturer who can demonstrate research excellence and scholarship in the field of Autism.  Applicants will have a good honours degree and a PhD, a Professional Doctorate, or equivalent research/scholarly credentials, in a relevant discipline. Applicants will have a body of published research in high quality publications demonstrating standards of excellence and previous relevant teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels. The successful applicant will also demonstrate a successful track record of providing professional education for practitioners working in the field of autism. 

Application Procedure

Applicants are required to complete an application form including the name of three referees who will be contacted before interview without further permission, unless you indicate you would prefer otherwise. Applicants should also submit a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter detailing the knowledge, skills and experience you think make you the right candidate for the job as well as a Research Plan outlining your research strategy for the next 5 years. Applicants should also complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Other Information

Further information on the application process and working at Strathclyde can be found on our website (
Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Ian Rivers, Head of School (


Formal interviews for this post will be held on 18 May 2018. 

Equality and Diversity

We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University currently holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award, recognising our commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.