Lecturer in Education

Job Description

The School of Education is internationally renowned for its research excellence and teaching quality. We have a wide range of full-time, part-time, distance and online programmes, making this a vibrant and stimulating environment for research-informed teaching. Our student body is growing in diversity, with full and part-time students, coming from a range of previous study experiences, from different contexts of educational practice and from different regions of the world. The School enjoys strong demand for its postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.

We are respected internationally for our teaching quality and impact of our research. Our staff are engaged in high-quality international research focusing on diverse educational issues and methodological approaches, all underpinned by a commitment to social justice, equity and inclusion.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Education to join our department. Expertise in Language and Literacies or Early Childhood Education will be particularly welcome. You will have a PhD in Education or related subject area, the ability to design and deliver high-quality, research-led teaching, and be able to evidence the ability to produce high quality research publications.

We engage with a wide range of sectors, organisations and communities, through collaborative and co-produced research, writing and activism. Our research is characterised by a commitment to criticality and ethically responsible approaches, with methodological innovation in visual and arts-led approaches, co-production in and with communities, and engaging with young people as co-researchers. Our Centre activities include our community of doctoral students.

The University of Sheffield has an established Academic Career Pathway, which is built upon our shared understanding of what it means to be an academic in an ambitious, research intensive institution like the University of Sheffield. As a Lecturer you will contribute in the areas of research, teaching, leadership and professional standing and wider engagement.

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