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Senior Lecturer/Programme Director in Educational Leadership (Teaching-focused)

University of Birmingham - School of Education

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97173

Position Details

School of Education 

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 9

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Job summary

The School of Education is offering a postgraduate programme in the area of Educational Leadership with a requirement for the post holder to act as Head of Subject Group in Dubai for three years initially (as part of this permanent role).  There is an ambitious plan to extend to meet the requirements of the Education market in the UAE moving into the area of CPD.

The key responsibilities of the role are to develop and deliver the postgraduate programmes as outlined above, as appropriate to the disciplinary area, contributing at a senior level on a sustained basis to the whole range of teaching leadership and administration.

Teaching is likely to include: (a) development and Educational leadership of the teaching programmes; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability.  You will demonstrate a significant contribution to the advancement of teaching (policy, practice, standards) of the subject, provide leadership in teaching and learning that is innovative, with a significant contribution to the debate nationally about teaching. 

Management and administration will involve managing activity on the Dubai campus with extensive collaboration and liaison back to our Edgbaston Campus. You may also be involved more widely across the University in sustained high-value impact knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement and similar activities.

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at 

For informal enquiries, please contact  Professor Colin Diamond, Professor of Educational Leadership email (Birmingham) and Professor David Sadler, Provost (Dubai campus) - email (Dubai)  

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