Academic Unit: Institute for Education Department: Education Studies
Line Manager: Programme Leader Education Studies
At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture, enterprise and education. Based in a World Heritage city in the UK, we’re connected to a vast network of international partners ensuring that our students are socially engaged global citizens.
The Institute for Education is a place where students, teachers, practitioners and academics come together in a community of research and practice. Through our range of diverse and innovative programmes and research centres we aim to create a community for education professionals working towards an inclusive and just education processes and a belief that education can contribute to a fairer society.
The Department of Education Studies is one of the larger departments within the university, providing courses for around 600 undergraduate students across a range of innovative programmes. Within the Department of Postgraduate Programmes, the MA in Education is a taught course which is flexible and modular, with specialist pathways and opportunities for students to engage in practitioner research.
About the role
In this academic post you will be teaching existing modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in Education Studies and may be required to supervise students undertaking higher degrees. You will also contribute to the design and delivery of revised and new modules as we go through an exciting period of curriculum review and development. You will join a programme that provides students with an understanding of inclusive and just education processes, an international perspective and a belief that education can contribute to a fairer society. We will support you in developing your teaching, research and publication profile, enable you to build internal and external networks and seek access to external funding.
About you (requirements)
For this position we need you to be a flexible team player, open to new ideas and interested in new challenges. You will be someone who shares our values and commitment to social justice and student-centred teaching and learning. You will have a first and higher degree and have or be working towards a PhD. You will have experience of teaching in a university environment, have specialist knowledge in the Sociology of Education and have experience of research in this field. If not already a fellow of the Higher Education Academy you will be required to apply for it during your probationary period.
Your expertise and knowledge will complement the existing team and you will be required to teach on core modules across our education studies programme. We are particularly interested in applications from colleagues who can contribute to our sociology of education modules, for example through the perspectives of gender.sp
For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact programme leader Dr. Catherine Simon at email@example.com
How to apply
For further information or to apply on-line please visit https://jobs.bathspa.ac.uk/wrl/.
Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 8 February 2018
Interview Date: 02 March 2018
We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies
We value a diverse workforce and would particularly welcome applications from BME candidates where we are currently underrepresented.