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Associate Professor in Childhood Studies (Ref:107)

Salary range: 
£49,553 to £54,131 pa

An exciting opportunity is offered to join the School of Social Sciences and Humanities in the field of Childhood Studies in the role of Associate Professor.

Based in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities you will be asked to take a leading role in the delivery, development, academic leadership and scholarly activity of the Childhood routes. As part of the academic duties you will be asked to contribute and lead the teaching, learning and assessment of a range of undergraduate/postgraduate courses and PhD supervision within the discipline of Childhood Studies.

The support of ongoing and new initiatives to market and develop the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and its Childhood programmes is a vital component of this role.

The post holder will be expected to support the Dean of School in providing academic leadership in the development of learning, teaching, assessment, research and/or enterprise and to personally contribute, enhance and take a lead in the emerging research agenda in this School.

Informal contact: Prof Brian McCook [Dean of School], or Dr Sarah Coombs [Course Leader ECS/CFS],

Interview date: Monday June 22nd 2020

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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