Lecturer in Social Subjects - 69968

University of Strathclyde - School of Education

Salary range: Grade 7 £34,956 - £38,183 
Grade 8 £39,324 - £48,327
FTE: 1.0 (full time)
Term: Open contract
Closing date: 09/05/2017

The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde is the largest provider of teacher education in Scotland. In line with the Scottish Government’s priorities in terms of workforce planning, the School’s targets represent approximately 40% of the national recruitment target.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Modern Studies and/or History, to lead on Social Subjects activity across courses and with key stakeholders, as well as working with students on our undergraduate PGDE and BA courses and on Postgraduate Taught (PGT) and Postgraduate Research (PGR) programmes.

The successful candidates will be involved in designing, delivering and assessing a range of teaching materials, making a clear contribution, via School discussions, to curriculum review and enhancement and engaging in individual or collaborative research. You will demonstrate research interests consistent with the strategic direction of the School and have the ability to disseminate results in a variety of ways, including conference presentations and peer reviewed publications.

The postholder will be involved in sourcing potential funding opportunities and the development of proposals to secure research and knowledge exchange funding. You will participate in School/Faculty/University administration, for example by membership of School/Faculty/Faculty Committees and/or by acting as class/module/year co-ordinators. Postholders will determine their own priorities within the parameters set by their teaching and research programmes.

Candidates will be PhD qualified (or equivalent) and have academic expertise in the relevant areas. The successful candidate will be capable of maintaining an education focus in a multi-disciplinary, cross-University collaborative research environment and will be adept at using multiple-methods research approaches. Applicants will also demonstrate relevant teaching experience and the ability to contribute to the REF 2020.

For informal enquiries, please contact Linda Brownlow, Deputy Head of School at linda.brownlow@strath.ac.uk

Formal interviews for this post will be held during week commencing 15 May.

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