Lecturer in Education (Teaching and Research)
University of Dundee School of Education and Social Work
United Kingdom

Lecturer in Education (Teaching & Research)




Reference Number         SESW0059

Job Title               Lecturer in Education (Teaching & Research)

College/SASS     School of Education and Social Work

School/Directorate          Education           

Grade   Grade 7-8 (Lecturer) (£36,261 - £48,677)               

Job Category      Academic           

Closing Date       23 June 2019     

The School of Education and Social Work exists to transform lives by preparing the professionals and academics of tomorrow, creating the knowledge base required for our professions, and by sharing our expertise to have impact on and contribute to policy, practice and research developments. We are building an intellectually stimulating, inclusive, supportive and diverse academic community focussed on social justice and improving the lives of people, groups and communities.


We are recruiting for two exceptional individuals to join us as a Lecturer/Early Career Lecturer in Education within the School of Education & Social Work. Your principal function will be to develop the expertise of the students primarily on the Master of Education (M.Ed) Programme.


You will have a masters or doctoral degree in education or relevant field. You will be ambitious, collegial and engaged teacher educator who can contribute to the academic culture in the School of Education and Social Work, particularly in the areas of teaching and learning, research quality and impact that leads to the enhancement of policy and practice outcomes for children and their families.

Your priorities will include:


    Providing excellent teaching and learning experiences for students on appropriate subjects in the School at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

    Engaging in and publishing high quality research

    Contributing to the School’s academic and pastoral support for students

    Contributing to the development of the M.Ed programme


Who we’re looking for:


    A masters or doctoral degree in education or relevant subject

    Experience in providing teacher education

    Demonstrated ability in research

    Experience of IB education and/or TESO


We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.


For further information about this position please contact Professor Tim Kelly, Dean, by email to t.b.kelly@dundee.ac.uk, Professor Teresa Moran, Depute Dean by email to t.r.moran@dundee.ac.uk . To find out more about the School of Education & Social Work please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/esw/.


Application Requirements


Your application must include the following:


    Cover letter outlining your suitability for the role



    Research plan (1 – 2 pages)


As part of the recruitment process, the University requires that a Disclosure Scotland check is undertaken for this position.


Closing date is 23 June 2019

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