Ref: 6379Based in Chelmsford£44,940 - £52,086 p.a.
Our vibrant, modern University has ambitious plans for its future. Our two main campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford are being transformed with major capital investments. With an annual income of £130m, 25,500 students and 2,000 staff, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.
The Faculty of Education is a major provider of teacher training, Education Studies and Early Years graduate education and professional training (EYPS) in the East of England. The Department of Educational Studies has an ambitious development plan and is committed to the internationalisation of all aspects of its work. We are recruiting a Principal Lecturer in Education Studies, with a proven record of research and of supporting the professional development of senior practitioners within the Children’s Workforce. Experience of the Early Years sector is an advantage.
The successful applicant will take responsibility for leading the exciting new MA in Early Years Professional Practice that has been developed in partnership with a Local Authority’s Early Years team with an explicit aim of promoting the emergence of a lasting community of practice. You will be expected to develop similar relationships with other stakeholders, regionally and internationally.
As a senior academic, you will be committed to the synergy between teaching and research, will relish the challenge of innovating within your own teaching and will look forward to playing an active part in supporting your colleagues in their research and teaching.
Holding a PhD or being of equivalent professional standing, you will be able to demonstrate the capacity for leadership in an academic community, a commitment to imaginative approaches to learning and teaching and a passion for international engagement.
Informal enquiries to Chris Curran, Head of Educational Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or on.
Closing date 12 November 2009 (12 noon)