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Job Opp: Professor/Reader in Education (Sheffield, UK)

Fancy being a Professor/Reader in Education (in the Sheffield Institute of Education, Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University, UK)

  • Professor – £Competitive + benefits
  • Reader – £47,787 to £55,375 + benefits

Established in 2013 and already amongst the largest providers of teacher training in the UK, the Sheffield Institute of Education (SIoE) is home to over 5,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 160 dedicated staff. Our high impact research spans education from the early years of life into adulthood and we have plans in place to grow our profile even further.

As Professor/Reader in Education, you’ll be a key figurehead at the University, with a crucial contribution to make to the research leadership group within the Sheffield Institute of Education. Here, your challenge will be to provide both academic and strategic direction for research across some of our most pressing areas, such as education policy and curriculum and pedagogy in education.  [The Institute also houses a wide-range of fascinating and innovative work on inclusion, disability and autism.]

Applying your exceptional vision, creativity and leadership skills where they matter most, this is an opportunity to continue your track record of enhancing the quality of research, maximising its impact on a global scale, and growing an existing portfolio of high profile research funding.

Enjoying real breadth and potential, we’re looking for an inspirational leader with a passion for education and the power it has to engender positive social change. With a strong research profile behind you, it’s also important that you can demonstrate an ability to influence and develop both colleagues and students. Able to see the bigger picture as well as the detail, your success will shine through the strategic development of our research programmes.

Join us at this exciting time in our development and we will go above and beyond to encourage and support your original ideas and professional ambitions.

To learn more or apply visit www.shu.ac.uk/jobs

Closing date: 17 April 2014.

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Job op: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Education Studies (Sheffield Hallam University)

What: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Education Studies

Where: Sheffield Hallam University (Department for Education, Children and Inclusion, Faculty of Development and Society)

(Note from DRF team: ‘Education Studies’ courses at this institution include quite a bit of Critical Disability Studies and ‘Inclusion’ content – if this is your area, please consider an application.)

Position: Permanent. Full time. £31,331 to £45,941 per annum, dependent on experience

Ref: DS 537/13

More Info: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHN760/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-education-studies/

This post offers an opportunity to teach within the Department for Education, Children and Inclusion, contributing to curriculum development and delivery. You will teach on our BA (Hons) Education Studies course as well as other related courses; designing and delivering innovative, high quality and challenging learning experiences, which equip your students with the skills, knowledge and attributes required by employers.

We take a holistic approach to the student experience, aligning our teaching with high-quality learning support and the very best of facilities. Building on this approach you will contribute to curriculum development and delivery, and other forms of scholarly activity as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will teach and support students by taking a learner centred approach in line with the University’s Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy.

We want to hear from you if you are vitally engaged with your subject areas through research, scholarship, or professional practice, and capable of generating that enthusiasm and commitment in our students. You should have a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline, alongside well developed and current knowledge and understanding of critical, practical and theoretical issues relevant to Education Studies. You will also need the organisational skills to manage conflicting demands and meet deadlines.

Our employment package includes generous holiday entitlements, pension scheme and other staff benefits such as wellbeing initiatives, child care vouchers, development and training courses and assorted staff discounts.

Non-EU Nationals please note: we welcome applications from non-EEA applicants. However, we have a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. Before applying please check whether you would be eligible to work in the UK under the points-based system by using the UKBA points-based calculator. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website. If you will need a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, contact us before applying to check whether we should be able to issue one if you’re appointed.

Further information and application forms are available by telephone 0114 225 3950 or email recruitment@shu.ac.uk. (Please quote reference: DS 537/13).