The Plymouth Institute of Education (PIoE) has a strong reputation, both nationally and internationally, for the quality and scope of its teaching and research. PIoE delivers a suite of programmes including BA undergraduate programmes, as well as post-graduate, Masters and doctoral programmes.
Based within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, the School of Society and Culture is a place of progression in a progressive world. The School brings together subjects and research that are among the most relevant in today’s society; subjects that play a crucial role in addressing some of the world’s most pressing social issues and that require skilled, creative and forward-thinking individuals capable of shaping the future. The School has created a learning environment that brings together social and political sciences, law, performing arts and humanities to empower students to personalise their journey, expand their thinking, realise their ambitions and pursue their passions. The School is home to researchers who demonstrate the crucial role the social sciences, law, humanities and performing arts play in all aspects of our lives and their importance in shaping the future. The School holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award demonstrating the University’s ongoing commitment to advancing gender equality and success for all.
We are looking for someone to fill a 1FTE position on the BA Early Childhood Studies (job shares will be considered). You should have professional experience and confidence to teach, tutor and assess. Crucially applicants need to be confident and experienced to work on a range of modules at UG level and to have an appropriate pedagogic approach to support and enthuse students in their taught modules and research based assessments and dissertation. We would be interested to hear from those with expertise in social inequalities, child well-being in the developing world and social policy.
Ideally you will have practical experience of teaching in higher education or with adults in other education contexts. We would expect the appointed lecturer to help and collaborate with other staff members in the Institute and in our partner agencies. Candidates should be research active and seeking to use this opportunity to gain experience to further develop their career by engaging in leadership, teaching, research and development opportunities and projects that may lead to further research or publication in well regarded journals.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Verity Campbell-Barr by email email@example.com
This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus a Children’s Barred List and Adults Barred List check.
The successful candidate may be required to obtain an ATAS Certificate prior to this research being undertaken.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
Interviews are likely to take place during the week of 2nd October 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted. We would welcome a November start date if possible.
This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37 hours a week.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you’ll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today’s global challenges.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
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