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Professor in Education/Childhood Studies

University of Portsmouth - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £59,828 to £70,436
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th May 2019
Closes: 23rd June 2019
Job Ref: ZZ003461

School of Education and Sociology

Interview date: 09 July 2019

The School of Education and Sociology is seeking to employ a Professor in the School of Education and Sociology. The successful candidate will join a thriving University with an ambitious new strategic vision and a growing and dynamic team of education, childhood and youth studies researchers.

The department has a number of research strengths in education leadership management, early childhood, education and care, wellbeing, the sociology and psychology of childhood and youth studies, the higher education student experience and a significant reputation in teacher education.

The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the growing research area in education related to the links between Education and Health/Well-Being (multi-agency working with children, families, care leavers, educational interventions etc) and education policy.

Therefore, we are seeking applications that can cover one or more of these areas of education studies and/or childhood and youth studies.

The expected start date is November 2019

Interested applicants are invited to contact the Head of School, Dr Catherine Carroll-Meehan at or on 02392 845201 for an informal chat.

Please note this post is also available as a ZZ003461 - Reader in Education/Childhood Studies

Although the post is available as either a Professor or Reader, only one appointment will be made. Please note each post has a different person specification/job description.

For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link: ZZ003461 - Professor in Education / Childhood Studies.docx

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