Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Childhood

Northumbria University - Health and Life Sciences

Salary: Senior Lecturer: £39,324 - £48,327; Lecturer: £33,943 - £38,183

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria, we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe.

Northumbria is ranked 48th in the Guardian League Table 2018, and ranked in the Top 200 Under-50 global University rankings.

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Childhood. We welcome applications from individuals who have an established research profile in the study of Childhood. Working in the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, you will be a member of a vibrant academic community that is multi-disciplinary, with social justice at the heart of what we do. You will work flexibly as part of a team, to contribute to teaching, research, enterprise and engagement. Your role may involve Programme Leadership within the department, and teaching in the area of Childhood, but you may be required to undertake teaching and leadership roles across the department.

You must hold a first degree and, ideally, you will be either qualified (SL) or soon to be qualified (L) to Doctoral level in a relevant discipline and have subject expertise with specialist knowledge gained through research activity, professional practice or consultancy.

Proven ability to deliver practice led teaching or high quality research led teaching and a publication profile are essential.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Kim Holt, Head of Department – Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing, via email at: kim.holt@northumbria.ac.uk.

For more information and to apply please visit - https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=251

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

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