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Southampton Education School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 15 February 2022
Interview Date:   See advert
Reference:  1648021CJ

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s top research universities, ranking 11th by volume for its high-quality research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Southampton Education School, based in the Faculty of Social Sciences, was ranked 7th by intensity from 76 Education departments in the UK.  The School is one of the foremost Education departments in Europe.

Due to growth of the School and in line with its ambition to be a world-leading centre for research and teaching, this flourishing School is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor and Three Lecturers whose interests and expertise align with our Research, Education, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise activities.  

3 lecturer positions are available. The successful applicants will join one of the following research centres: 

  • Centre for Research in Inclusion
  • Leadership, Effective Education and Policy
  • Mathematics, Science and Health Education Research Centre

Applications are invited from those who have a successful track record of research and publication in a field of education that aligns with one of our research centres and whose ambitions are in line with those of the School. You will have a PhD (or equivalent), experience in Education as a discipline, and relevant teaching experience.  

You will be expected to teach across a range of courses reflecting your academic interests and experience, and to participate fully in the research activities of the School.  Applications will be particularly welcome from candidates who can demonstrate capability to teach in the following areas:

  • Globalisation and Social Change
  • Inclusion
  • Innovation in Education
  • Language and Literacy / English as a medium of instruction
  • Leadership and Management in Education
  • Mathematics and Science Education

You will be an integral member of our programme teams and one of the research centres and therefore need to be a team player as well as capable of developing and leading your own research agenda. You will be able to demonstrate how you will be ready for future REF submission through a publication record and research trajectory that demonstrates high quality. There will be opportunities to develop your knowledge and expertise through staff development courses and events.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact the Head of School, Professor Martin Dyke M.Dyke@southampton.ac.uk, our Deputy Head of School Research Professor Kiki Messiou on K.Messiou@southampton.ac.uk or our Deputy Head of School Education Dr Miranda Dodd M.Dodd@southampton.ac.uk  

Interviews will take place between February and March 2022. 

If you would like to apply for the Associate Professor, please apply here: Associate Professor Vacancy

The University of Southampton is an exciting and supportive place to work. We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits packages, an excellent pension scheme, flexible working and generous holiday allowance. There is also access to excellent sport and leisure facilities and the opportunity to develop your career in a friendly and professional environment.  The University’s Reward Project enables us to develop, promote and retain academic talent to support career progression. 

Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the University and within School of Education. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBTQ+ and disabled applicants to apply for this position. 

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 1648021CJ on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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