Reference Number SESW0081
Job Title Lecturer in Teacher Education
College/SASS School of Education and Social Work
Grade Grade 8 (£41,526 - £49,553)
Job Category Academic
Closing Date 28 June 2021
Lecturer in Teacher Education (2 Posts)
With programmes highly ranked in Scotland, the School of Education and Social
Work prepares graduates for professional careers that support the social,
cultural and physical wellbeing of our citizens and society. Our team of
vibrant, dynamic and passionate academics are innovators in teaching and
learning and make substantial impact on students entering into professional
careers across the globe. Our research informs practice and influences policy
which makes significant difference to the world. Be prepared to join a team of
highly energised and motivated experts, who educate students on all levels of
formal education and how to develop strong communities.
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Lecturer
within our Teacher Education team. The successful candidate will be expected
to contribute to research in Teacher Education, teaching primarily in the
Teacher Education programmes while also contributing to teaching on other
professional programmes. The successful candidate will also be expected to
engage with wider University and professional communities.
We are building an intellectually stimulating, inclusive, supportive and
diverse academic community focussed on social justice and improving the lives
of people, groups and communities at local, national and global levels. The
successful candidate will be expected to take an active role in this academic
Your priorities will include:
Providing excellent teaching and learning experiences for students on appropriate subjects in the School at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Contributing to one of the School's or Institute of Social Science Research's (ISSR) research themes.
Participating in service and leadership activities.
Contributing to public engagement, impact and enterprise activities.
Who we're looking for:
Expertise in education.
Experience of providing high quality education to students in teacher
education programmes or in supporting student teachers in schools.
The ability to produce high quality research.
A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to help build a team
Expertise in teaching English as a second language (desirable rather than
We are one of the UK's leading universities, with a clear focus on
transforming lives and social justice. We are internationally recognised for
our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in
multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many
others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre
campus is at the heart of Dundee, a friendly, vibrant, compact and affordable
city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at
Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local
For further information about this position please contact Professor Tim Kelly
at firstname.lastname@example.org or Paola Sangster email@example.com. To find
out more about the School of Education and Social Work please visit
https: // www. dundee.ac.uk/esw
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee
one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support
networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as
well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive
place to work.
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