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Lecturer Primary Education Studies (Ref: x107)

Salary range: 
£35,845 to £41,526 pa

An exciting opportunity is offered for a lecturer to join the School of Social Sciences and Humanities in the field of Childhood and Education Studies Lecturer, on a full-time permanent basis.

Based in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities you will contribute to the development and scholarly activity of the new BA Childhood and its Education pathway and the outgoing BA Early and Primary Education Studies. As part of the academic duties you will participate in the teaching, learning and assessment of a range of undergraduate/postgraduate courses and PhD provision.

The post holder will be expected to collaborate in the daily management of courses, lead and contribute to relevant activities associated with curriculum development and take an active part in the emerging research activity of the school through scholarly activity and publications.

The support of ongoing and new initiatives to market and develop the School of Social Sciences and Humanities and its Childhood programmes is also an important part of this role. A PhD, or equivalent professional qualification in a related field, is essential as well as contemporary knowledge and experience of working in the field of Primary Education Studies in Higher Education.

Informal contact: Professor Brian McCook, Dean of School at or Dr Wendy Lecluyse, Course Leader at

Interview date: 26th Feb, 2021

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: 
Monday, February 8, 2021 - 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

Please 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.

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