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Lecturer in Literacies

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Social Sciences: School of Education

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £40,732 to £48,677 Grade 8 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th November 2018
Closes: 14th December 2018
Job Ref: UOS020912

Salary: potential to progress to £54,765 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

The School of Education is internationally renowned for its research excellence and teaching quality. We have a wide range of full-time, part-time, distance and online programmes, some of them taught in international locations, making this a vibrant and stimulating environment for research-informed teaching. Our student body is growing in diversity, with full and part-time students, coming from a range of previous study experiences, from different contexts of educational practice and from different parts of the world. The School enjoys strong demand for its postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. Please see for further information.

The School is looking for a proven researcher to contribute to our interdisciplinary impact-focused research, and innovative teaching.

You will have a good honours degree in Education, Early Childhood or a relevant subject area (Social Sciences, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Childhood and Youth) and a Doctorate in Education or a relevant subject area. You will have experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

You will have expertise and experience in research, public engagement and impact, and high-quality research publications, in one or more of the following areas: National and international policy analysis and critique; critical theories and methods; comparative research; Language and Literacy in home, community and pre-school and Primary School settings.

You will be able to teach research methods across our BA and MA programmes, and will contribute to our EdD and PhD programmes. In addition you will have a publication record of papers in high quality peer reviewed journals, and the ability to attract  external research funding.

You will also have knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues and challenges in early childhood and primary education, including global policy trends their impact at national/regional levels.

It is anticipated that interviews and other selection action will be held on Wednesday 9 January 2019.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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