Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Studies

University College London - Department of Education, Practice and Society

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 9. The salary range will be £54,240 to £58,978 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Department of Education, Practice and Society conducts socially aware and critical research on education in its widest sense by identifying and responding to pressure points in societies both nationally and in the context of globalisation. These include issues of uneven access to educational opportunities, uneven educational attainment, social inequality, social mobility, inclusion and community regeneration. Our research also considers the effects of policies and social change on everyday practices in education.

Through this work, we champion a critical and constructive engagement with policy, practitioner and scholarly communities and our commitment to partnership and collaboration ensures that knowledge transfer activities are two-way dialogues.

Our work is widely recognised for its world-leading quality in its scholarly contribution in the disciplines (History, Philosophy, and Sociology) and fields of interest (Comparative, Higher and International Education and Development, Lifelong Learning Systems and Professional and Vocational Education).

The post holder would be an active, core member of the Programme Team for the MBA in Higher Education Management (MBA HEM) and support the Director of the MBA HEM programme. They would lead on all higher education enterprise activity nationally and internationally. The post holder would undertake research and contribute to the advancement of scholarship in the field of HE studies, through publications and other research activity which has an international impact.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate substantial knowledge of higher education, for example, experience of teaching in an HE environment or comparable professional environment, good knowledge of a wide range of learning and teaching approaches suited to the learning needs of postgraduate and master’s level, or policy debates about developments relating to teaching and learning in higher education. They should be able to demonstrate a track record of seeking and securing funded research in the field of higher education studies. They would also bring commitment to develop higher education enterprise activity nationally and internationally.

UCL vacancy reference: 1588308.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For further details about this post please contact William Locke (tel 020 7612 6375; email

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

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