Senior Lecturer in Science Education, Edinburgh

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,618 - £56,950 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Vacancy Ref: 041918

Moray House School of Education has a full-time vacancy for the position of Senior Lecturer in Science Education.  This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in shaping a sector leading provision for the School in the area of science teaching.

You will have considerable successful experience in innovative learning and teaching in education settings.  You will have extensive academic experience in the HE sector at post-doctoral level including substantive established contributions to research and research-informed teaching in STEM (Science) Education. You will have well-established credibility in the field of teacher education, and will be making a demonstrable impact on at national or international level. 

You will take responsibility for developing a vision for STEM in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in the School of Education; teaching and leading programmes and courses in both ITE and related Masters level programmes within the School.  You will represent Teacher Education in its broadest sense in appropriate networks nationally, and develop our partnership with schools and Local Authorities.

For an informal discussion about this open-ended post please contact either Dr Yvonne Foley ( or Dr Robbie Nicol (

This is a full time (35 hours per week) and open ended position

Closing date: 5pm (GMT) on Friday 5th January 2018

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