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Vacancy: Professor of Education, Brunel University London

24th February 2019

Salary: ACP - £61,618 minimum per annum.

Brunel University London is a research-intensive University ranked among the UK’s top 50 and London’s top 10 universities in the Complete University Guide 2018. The University has a global reputation for combining academic excellence with the practical entrepreneurial and imaginative approach of its namesake, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. It is an exciting time to be part of our team as it is going through a significant and exciting transformation.

The University is seeking to invest in a series of strategic appointments within the Department of Education to continue to build on our recent outstanding successes in both research and teaching and to develop our continuum of provision. We are a Department that continues to go from strength to strength in our portfolio of taught programmes, external engagement activity and in our research profile.

  • In REF 2014 60% of our research was identified as world leading or internationally excellent; 90% of our impact was graded as internationally excellent.
  • Research in the Department is focused on STEM Education, Pedagogy and Curriculum, Teacher Education and Professional Education, Higher Education, Social Justice, Inclusive Education, Educational Theory and Policy.
  • We were graded ‘Outstanding’ for both PGCE Primary and Secondary ITE provision in our Ofsted inspection of 2015.
  • We offer a continuum of provision including: BA Education; PGCE Primary and Secondary programmes with QTS; MA in Education; Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD); and PhD in Education.

For the post of Professor of Education, we invite applications with a strong international research profile and a track record of successful research income generation in one or more of our main areas of research who are willing to contribute to research capacity building and leadership in our Department. These areas are STEM Education, Pedagogy and Curriculum, Teacher Education and Professional Education, Higher Education, Social Justice, Inclusive Education, Educational Theory and Policy. We welcome applications from scholars who bring experience of working in settings outside of the UK.

The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in at least one of the College research centres, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability and Global Lives, or a University Research Institute.

Please include in your application a summary of evidence, preferably qualitative and quantitative, of student and peer feedback on teaching practice.

Closing date for applications: 24th February 2019

 
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