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Opportunity: Lecturer in Educational Studies, School of Education, University of Sheffield

Job Reference Number: UOS012066

Job Title: Lecturer in Educational Studies: Early Childhood Education Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences Department: School of Education

Salary: Grade 8 £38,896 – £46,414 per annum, with potential to progress to £52,219 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 19th November 2015

Early Childhood Education is a key research and teaching priority in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Our BA, MA and Doctoral students come from around the world to research and study with us. With three world leading professors whose work focuses on aspects of Early Childhood Education, the School is continuing to expand its Early Childhood Education team. We are seeking someone who aspires to be amongst the best in the world in terms of their research and teaching, and who wants to join a well-established and growing team of academics in the field of Early Childhood Education. The successful candidate will become part of our internationally renowned department, contributing to research excellence and teaching quality. We are looking for an excellent teacher who will contribute to our undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degree programmes. We are also seeking someone who can contribute excellent research in the field of Early Childhood Education. In the Research Excellence Framework exercise in 2014 the School of Education was top ranked in the UK for research impact and 4th overall in Education in the UK.

We invite applications from those with an academic profile in the field of Early Childhood Education who are committed to developing their research and scholarly activity in this field. You will hold a PhD level in a relevant subject area, have experience in early years or primary education and high-quality research publications. It you want to make a difference to policy, practice and theory in Early Childhood Education through your research and teaching, we want to hear from you.

For more information please visit For informal enquiries please contact Professor Cathy Nutbrown on