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Lecturer in Education (History)

University of Glasgow - School of Education

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £43,266 to £50,132 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 31st January 2019
Closes: 4th March 2019
Job Ref: 024236

Job Purpose

***This is the job description for the Lecturer post (Research & Teaching). The Job Description for the Lecturer post (Learning & Teaching Scholarship) is available as an attachment at the bottom of this page. Please specify which position(s) you wish to be considered for on your cover letter.***

The School of Education at the University of Glasgow is committed to social justice in education and to education research and practice of the highest quality. We aspire to be a world leader in addressing the contemporary educational issues of our times and to making a difference for society’s most vulnerable and educationally disadvantaged. The School is currently ranked 1st in the UK on three league tables: the Times Good University Guide, the Complete University Guide and by the National Student Survey.

A large and vibrant group of education academics committed to interdisciplinarity, staff in the School are organised across four research and teaching groups, three research centres and two research networks. Our commitment to social justice permeates all of our work, including our research and research-led teaching. Highlights of our research include: urban and place-based learning; adult learning and youth transitions; migration and refugee education; collaborative schooling for change; and ethics, religion and values in education. The School also offers courses in teacher education, psychological studies, children’s literature, TESOL, community development, museum education, education policy and leadership, adult education, assessment in education, and inclusive education. We also have a large group of postgraduate research students undertaking PhDs and EdDs.

The School now wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Education (History) on the Research and Teaching track (RT)

You will undertake high-quality research relating to History Education; to actively contribute to history education programmes and courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, delivering an excellent student experience through teaching, assessment and administration processes; and to undertake administration as required by the Head of Subject / Head of School.

Standard Terms & Conditions

The salary will be on the Research and Teaching Grade 8 £43,266 - £50,132 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

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.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

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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