University Lecturer in Education and International Development

  • Job Reference JR22055
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £41,526-£52,559
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Job Description

The Faculty of Education in central Cambridge seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Education and International Development. It offers an exciting opportunity for a research-active educator to join a leading national and international centre for educational research, teacher development, and the study of education.

The successful candidate will work closely with a multi disciplinary team of colleagues in the Faculty specialising in the study of education and international development. Within this field, applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: quantitative or mixed methods, education policy evaluation and analysis, identifying and addressing inequalities in the education system. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the international profile of the Faculty through research publications, grant capture, impactful dissemination, and public engagement.

Working with other colleagues, the successful candidate will be expected to make an immediate contribution to the Faculty’s teaching and research. They will be expected to teach Undergraduate and Masters students, and lead one of these programmes. They will also be expected to supervise PhD students.

Candidates will hold a PhD in a relevant subject, or be close to completion in their doctoral studies and have a record of internationally excellent research in their field. Contributions to excellence in research will be through peer-reviewed publications and other activities of a kind and quality that meet international standards as assessed in national research assessment exercises.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience of working with postgraduate students, including contributing to Masters programmes and supervising PhD students. The ability to manage a diverse workload and work co-operatively with academic colleagues and support staff is essential.

For full details of the responsibilities of the post and the person specification, please see the further particulars.

The post is available from 01 September 2020.

Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates from a BME background, who are currently under-represented in the Faculty.

To apply and for further information about the role, please visit:

Closing date: 19 April 2020

Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae including an up-to-date publications list, and a letter of application indicating the nature of the contribution you would make to teaching and research.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Pauline Rose (

We hope to hold interviews on Wednesday 13 May 2020.

Please quote reference JR22055 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.