Reader - Education AC4/Grade 9

The University of Bolton - School of Education and Psychology

*Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 25 August 2017.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 4 September 2017.

The School of Education and Psychology are looking to recruit an exceptional Reader to develop and lead the Doctorate in Education programme. In line with the University of Bolton’s ‘Teaching Intensive; Research Informed’ agenda the successful candidate will demonstrate aptitude for high quality research and evidence publications commensurate with submission for the REF.

The key duties of the post holder will be to lead and contribute to the delivery, development, research and administrative support of the Doctorate in Education, leading as appropriate in dedicated areas.

A first degree in a relevant curriculum specialism, a recognised full Teacher Education qualification a related Masters Degree and a PhD or EdD are also essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to be a member of the Higher Education Academy (or be willing to obtain this).

The successful candidate should demonstrate an awareness of current developments in Education as well as being able to facilitate the creation and maintenance of a range of links between academic and research initiatives and industry employers. Relevant teaching and programme leadership and delivery experience, as well as being able to undertake appropriate subject specific research and/or advanced creative practice and/or enterprise activity is essential.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: or requested by email: Alternatively, please telephone our 24 hour answering service on extension 3579 (Please leave your home address details). Please remember to quote the position reference number.

Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all documentation submitted.

If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application form must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit No agencies.

*Please note, the university reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of applications are received.

The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity.

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