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Vacancy: Associate Professor in Education, UWE Bristol

Closes 12 April 2019

Education & Childhood
Frenchay campus
Salary band
I - £50,132 - £59,828
Duration of post
Post is open to:
External and internal candidates
Closing date
12 Apr 2019
Job overview
UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims. 

The Department for Education and Childhood offers a range of programmes in Childhood, Education, Initial Teacher Education, and Professional Development at undergraduate and postgraduate level and doctoral study. These are thriving courses and partnership with a wide range of educational and cultural organisations are key to these. 

The department is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor Education. This I-grade post is part of a drive to continue to increase research leadership and capacity in the department. An ability to take the lead in further developing the department’s expertise in successful research bidding and external grant capture is key to this role. Research and teaching expertise in quantitative and qualitative methods, data collection and data analysis is essential. As an Associate Professor, you will contribute to the leadership and support of others in developing research in the department. You will work with colleagues across the faculty and university, and with partners, as part of a wider contribution to research and knowledge exchange. 

Acting as an integral member of the newly formed research group in the department, BRIDGE, and taking a lead in expanding our inter-disciplinary approach to research, is an expectation of this role. You will have a doctoral level qualification and high quality research outputs in a subject area highly relevant to the work of the department and you will seek links between departments and faculties for publication and bidding purposes. 

Your contribution to the design and delivery of teaching in one or more of our programmes will also be a highly valued aspect of this role as will expertise and knowledge of one or more of our key cross-programme themes such as: social justice, researching with children and young people, digital learning, and global and sustainable education. 

Your contribution to doctoral supervision and teaching will also be a highly valued aspect of this role. 

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including: 
• a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days 
• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition; 
• flexible working; 
• excellent defined benefit pension schemes; 
• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme; 
• family friendly policies; 
• onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus; 

Please see the attached full job description and information for applicants for the role. 

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Helen Bovill, Associate Head of Department Research, or Mandy Lee, Head of Department, 

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 6 May. 

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.
Full time/part time
Full time

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