Senior Lecturer in Education (T&R)
University of Dundee School of Education and Social Work
United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer in Education (T&R)



Reference Number         SESW0060

Job Title               Senior Lecturer in Education (T&R)

College/SASS     School of Education and Social Work

School/Directorate          Education           

Grade   Grade 9 (£51,630 - £58,089)        

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 an exception individual to join us as a Senior Lecturer who can help us further develop our academic community.


We are an interdisciplinary school, providing excellent professional education and research opportunities across undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. Our programmes range from qualifying and post-qualifying programmes that are professionally recognised, continuing professional development courses that meet the needs of busy professionals, to research degrees that draw on rigorous methodologies.


The School’s research themes are Life Transitions, Pedagogy, Practice and Peripheries. We have recently joined the School of Social Sciences to form a new Institute of Social Science Research. Outputs include high quality, high impact research articles, through to the production of key textbooks with major publishers.


We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Senior 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 doctoral degree in education or relevant field. You will be an 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 doctoral degree in education or relevant subject

    Expertise in providing teacher education

    Demonstrated ability in producing high quality research and research grant income

    Expertise in international education



For further information about this position please contact Professor Tim Kelly, Dean, by email to, Professor Teresa Moran, Depute Dean by email to . To find out more about the School of Education & Social Work please visit


Application Requirements


Your application must include the following:


    Cover letter outlining your suitability for the role



    Research plan (1 – 2 pages)

    Teaching plan (1-2 pages) outlining previous experience and teaching approach, potential contributions to teaching and brief outlines of modules you would be able to design and deliver


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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