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Professorship of Education (2002)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Education

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd June 2022
Closes: 16th August 2022
Job Ref: JR31880

The Board of Electors invite applications from exceptional individuals for the Professorship of Education (2002), located in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Successful candidates will be world leading figures in the field of Sociology in Education who have made original contributions in this field. The appointment of this Professorship is available from 1 January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

We are seeking candidates who have an outstanding research record of international stature and who have significantly contributed to the advancement of knowledge in the field of Sociology in Education. They will have the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to maintain and develop a leading research presence, and an established record in attracting research grant support to further this development. The Faculty of Education at Cambridge has a long history of housing some of the most influential sociologists of education in the world and it is with this history in mind that we seek to appoint a new Professor who will be a leader in the field.

The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to support equality, diversity and inclusion in education within the Faculty and University. They will have a demonstrable track record of teaching and supervision in the field. They will possess exceptional interpersonal, communication and inclusive leadership skills. Candidates will also show how they promote their field of knowledge both nationally and internationally, and how they have supported the development of early career researchers.

Standard professorial duties include research and scholarship as well as teaching, supervision, examinations and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35587.

Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 16 August 2022.

The Faculty of Education welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. In particular, the following groups are currently under-represented in our community: women, those with a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background and those with disabilities.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Paul Ramchandani, Convenor of the Board of Electors (email: pr441@cam.ac.uk) or Professor Jo-Anne Dillabough (jd271@cam.ac.uk) or Professor Karen Coats (ksc38@cam.ac.uk).

Please quote reference JR31880 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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