|Salary:||£39,508 to £47,355|
|Placed On:||21st March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
The Department of Education, Practice and Society (EPS) is a thriving multidisciplinary department at the UCL Institute of Education. It encompasses: (i) the domain areas of History, Philosophy and Sociology of Education; (ii) the fields of Comparative, International development, Further, Higher and Lifelong Education; and a number of research centres.
This research post will be based in the Centre for Education and International Development (CEID), with a strong link to the research team located in the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP).
The main purpose of the job is to pursue a guided programme of research and development into ways in which new forms of education can help to improve the prosperity, well-being and inclusive growth in Lebanon and the UK, and to contribute to the research activities being developed in the Centre for Education and International Development, Institute of Global Prosperity, and the Knowledge Lab, including involvement in outreach programmes, impact activities and academic publications.
You will undertake on-going literature reviews of theoretical and empirical knowledge, existing provisions, and practice in the area of teacher development in refugee contexts with specific reference to Myanmar and Lebanon. You will collaborate to innovate pedagogical and methodological approaches to mitigate linguistic barriers in the coMOOCs environments to support the context-specific needs of teachers and educational practitioners in multi-ethnic and multilingual educational settings. In addition, you will Collaborate with research colleagues in the Centre to ensure cross-theme coherence in research design, data collection and analysis, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
This post is on a part-time basis (0.2 FTE/ 7.3 hours per week) and is funded for three years in the first instance.
You will have a doctorate or comparable research experience in social sciences (e.g. education, development studies, humanitarian studies) or other relevant fields. You will also have extensive experience of qualitative methodologies to conduct fieldwork and analysis including ethnographic and case study methods, and have significant knowledge and experience of facilitating participatory workshops with communities, humanitarian workers, education authorities and development practitioners.
Your application form should address all the person specification points and should clearly demonstrate how your skills and experience meet each of the criteria.
It is important that the criteria are clearly numbered and that you provide a response to each one.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research, Teaching and Professional Services Staff. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/conditions-service-research-teaching-and-professional-services-staff for more information. For a full job description and to apply for this role please visit UCL’s online recruitment portal (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/search-ucl-jobs) and search using vacancy reference (B16- 01175)
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