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Associate Lecturer in Education (Maternity Cover)

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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The Department of Education at the University of York is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Education to provide maternity cover during the 2019-20 academic year.


The post of Associate Lecturer (Teaching & Scholarship) in Education is suitable for an experienced tutor in education, or a related discipline who has established a track record of high quality teaching and who is committed to excellence in teaching and supervision. The successful applicant will play a full part in teaching, assessment, supervision and administration within the Department. The main focus of the role will be to teach the Department's undergraduate students on a range of modules and to provide pastoral and dissertation supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The successful candidate will join a collegial and supportive group of staff in the Centre for Research in Education and Social Justice (CRESJ).

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

Candidates must have a PhD in Education or a related discipline or equivalent experience as well as an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. We are particularly interested in candidates with specialist knowledge in comparative education, education and international development, sociology of education and/or education policy. Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate level or in an evidenced similar context is essential, as is the ability to design and deliver teaching material and supervise research at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level.


This is a full time appointment available from 1 November 2019 on a fixed term basis until 31st August 2020.

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