Associate Professor/Lecturer in Widening Participation

University of Reading - Institute of Education

A Lectureship/Associate Professorship within the Institute of Education (IoE), who will focus on developing research in widening participation, contributing to wider University activity in this area, and deliver teaching/training relevant to the University’s Strategy. The post holder will contribute to a range of activities across the University and the IoE dependent on their academic discipline.

The post holder will have a strong educational background and deep knowledge of, and commitment to, widening participation and diversity.

You will have:

  • A First Degree.
  • Research interests and experience in areas that are compatible with research in the Institute of Education, in widening participation, such as Inclusive Education, Gender, Diversity, Equality or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of widening participation policy in the higher education sector.
  • The ability to take forward initiatives in widening participation across the University including outreach activities.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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Please quote the relevant reference number.

Interviews to be held on 22 December 2016.

Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Institute              
Contact name: Cathy Tissot                 
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 2674     
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Professor of Language and Education
Contact name: Suzanne Graham
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 2684
Contact email:

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