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University of Glasgow - School of Education

Location: Glasgow
Salary: Salary will be within the professorial range.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th July 2018
Closes: 5th September 2018
Job Ref: 021737

Job Purpose
To take a senior leadership role by conducting internationally-leading research, delivering research-led education and demonstrating excellence in teaching that supports the strategic objectives and priorities of the School/College in line with the University’s ambitions, and makes a substantial contribution to enhancing teaching and research within the School/College. To undertake substantial responsibilities associated with managing external stakeholder relationships that enhance the University’s reputation, advance knowledge exchange, public understanding and outreach and strengthen links with professional bodies.

For appointment on the Research and Teaching track:
The mission of the University is to undertake leading edge, internationally competitive research while offering a challenging student-centred learning environment. Through our status as a leading international university, we aim to sustain and add value to the nation’s culture and society, to the natural environment and to the national economy.

The School of Education wishes to appoint a Professor of Education, specialising in any aspect of education consistent with the School’s research and teaching, and with potential to contribute to its five research beacons: urban and placed-based learning; collaborative schooling for change; young adults in transition; migration and refugee education; and reason, ethics and values in education. It is expected that candidates will have published widely in the field of education. They should also have an ability to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The School is specifically interested in candidates who are able to take on the role of the School’s Director of Research (initially for 3 years), leading preparations for its submission to the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business.

Salary will be within the professorial range -

Interviews will be held on 13 November 2018.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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