Location: City South Campus
Interview Date: Monday 05 September 2022
This is an exciting opportunity for a collaborative academic with an interest in capacity and capability building to join a vibrant, dynamic and expanding research community. The post-holder will work with colleagues in the School of Education and the Centre for Studies in Culture and Practice in Education (CSPACE) for a fixed term to make a significant contribution to the development of our research in Education.
We are proud to promote a cross phase, multi-disciplinary research ethos and currently have four key research groups in the areas of Music Education, Practitioner Education, Children and Families and, Space and Time. Whilst applications are invited from well qualified academics with an interest in any of these field we are specifically looking for an established academic to help us strengthen our capacity and capability in three key areas: race, equality and social justice; compulsory education and teacher education; education and leadership.
We are seeking to appoint a well-established senior researcher with a national and international profile and an established track record of publication, external income generation and experience of supporting PhD students to completion to help take us to the next stage in our development as a research community.
Please be aware that this position will require an Enhanced +Barred List DBS disclosure, please contact HR on 0121 331 6693 for a confidential self-disclosure form should you wish to declare anything in advance.
The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.
It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us: RTinbox@bcu.ac.uk
Please note on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
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