Lecturer in Education Studies/Early Childhood

University of West London - School of Human and Social Sciences

The University of West London is a leading modern University specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals. The University has one of the best employment rates within the country with 96% of the students in work within six months of graduating.

We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional Lecturer in Education Studies to join our committed academic team in providing a high quality student experience on all our courses. Applications will also be considered from those with a background in Early Years Education. We are keen to speak with candidates who have the drive and commitment to enhance the academic profile of the school in terms of teaching and research excellence.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to teaching at all levels from Level 3 to Level 6 of our courses and to provide support to students in both theoretical and practical areas of Education/Early Years Education. The candidate will contribute to the research output of the School, both in individual and team research projects. The candidate will also contribute to initiatives aimed at bringing third stream income into the school.

This is an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified candidates with a PhD in Education, Early Years Education or related field. Relevant, proven teaching is an essential aspect of this post and module leader experience would be an advantage. Candidates must have knowledge of current developments in Education and an up to date research portfolio. Experience of generating third stream income and developing external funding would also be an advantage.

If you think you have the ambition and creativity to develop our new field of study we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information and to discuss the opportunity in detail please contact Professor Marcia Worrell, School of Human and Social Sciences at marcia.worrell@uwl.ac.uk or telephone 0208 231 4036.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

An enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment)

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing Monday 19th March 2018

CVs without an online application will not be accepted.

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