The Graduate School of Education is seeking to appoint a new Senior Lecturer / Reader in Education. The School is about to embark on an exciting venture with the launch of two brand new undergraduate programmes which will complement our high quality Initial Teacher Education, Masters, and Doctoral programmes. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in the curriculum design and implementation of a new portfolio at undergraduate level. The successful candidate will take on the responsibilities of Programme Director for our new and innovative BSc Education Studies, a research-informed interdisciplinary social sciences degree that will open in 2017/18.
The School is seeking to appoint a senior academic with significant and recent experience of successfully managing undergraduate studies in education, and with a keen interest in contributing to the programme’s development as an interdisciplinary social science degree. The post-holder will have a proven track record in research which can make a significant contribution to the undergraduate teaching in the School, and contribute to developing a signature undergraduate pedagogy. The successful candidate will need a broad knowledge base in the field of education and depth in some areas, such as: sociology, cultural theory, philosophy, social history, comparative or international education. Teaching staff may, on occasion, be timetabled to teach on the MSc or EdD programmes that are delivered in Hong Kong
You will make a significant contribution to the intellectual research culture of the School, Faculty and institution, with a track record of high quality national and international publications and proven research grant success. You will be an experienced doctoral supervisor, and have experience of supervising doctoral candidates through to completion. We welcome applicants who have interests that complement our existing research strengths. Candidates who can clearly articulate how their research and teaching interrelate are of particular interest to us, as are those who bring methodological insights.
It is expected that interviews will take place in September with a view to taking up the post in January 2017 at the latest.
To discuss the role please contact Professor Justin Dillon, Head of School, Tel: 0117 3314341 or by email at Justin.Dillon@bristol.ac.uk.