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Professor of Science Education

UCL - UCL Institute of Education - Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Location: London
Salary: Competitive, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 10)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 8th November 2021
Job Ref: 1879765

Interview Date: TBC

Founded in 1826, UCL was the first English university established after Oxford and Cambridge, the first to admit students regardless of race, class, religion or gender, and the first to provide systematic teaching of law, architecture and medicine. We are among the world's top universities, as reflected by performance in a range of international rankings and tables.

The UCL Institute of Education is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education, ranked number one for education worldwide in the 2020 QS World University Rankings for the eighth year running. Within the IOE, the Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (CPA) is a world-leading centre for geography, business, mathematics, science and humanities education.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Professor of Science Education. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced academic. You will contribute to academic leadership for the Science Education team within CPA and take a lead role in establishing research and scholarship both in your own fields of interest and collaboratively with others in Science Education at the IOE and beyond. Developing and promoting a world-leading hub of expertise in Science Education, you will seek to exert impact and influence in national and international settings.

With a doctorate or equivalent qualification in Science Education or a related field, you will also have a distinguished international reputation built on world-leading published scholarly research in Science Education.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

For an informal discussion or further details please contact Professor Nicola Walshe

Closing Date: 8/11/2021

Latest time for the submission of applications: 00:59.

Interview Date: tbc

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to advancing gender equality.

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