Reference Number SESW0081 - Lecturer in Teacher Education

University of Dundee

United Kingdom

June 28, 2021


Reference Number SESW0081

Job Title Lecturer in Teacher Education College/SASS School of Education and Social Work School/Directorate Education 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 community.

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 ethos.
  • Expertise in teaching English as a second language (desirable rather than essential).
  • 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 transport links.

    For further information about this position please contact Professor Tim Kelly at or Paola Sangster To find out more about the School of Education and Social Work please visit https: // www.

    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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