Professor of Education

April 6, 2020
Social Sciences, Education
University of Brighton
Brighton, United Kingdom
£62,727 to £81,796 pro rata

Reference: EE3218-20-088

The University of Brighton’s School of Education is one of the largest providers of education and training for student teachers, teachers and other professionals in the Higher Education sector. The School of Education is dynamic and forward looking, and enjoys a regional, national and international reputation for the quality of its provision. There is a strong commitment to national, international and applied education research, enterprise and scholarly activity within the School of Education and across the University of Brighton more generally.

Internationally excellent and world-leading research in Education is focused around four research and enterprise groups, namely:

Children and Young People’s Voice and Education
Pedagogy, Professional Learning and Organisational Change
Higher Education Pedagogies and Policy
Narrative and Biographical Methodologies in Education.
Through the appointment of a part-time, permanent Professor we seek to further strengthen research leadership as well as our international research profile. The successful candidate will possess an established track record of internationally excellent publications, proven experience of winning external research funding as a PI, and successful experience of leading research teams and doctoral supervision. They will also be committed to research capacity building and supporting the development of early career researchers.

Salary information: Professor (Band 1) from £62,727 – £70,583 pro rata; Professor (Band 2) from £70,583 - £81,796 pro rata, depending on experience brought to the role.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Andy Hobson at

To apply for this post please submit your application via our website, attaching your CV and a letter of application, by 11:59pm on 6th April. Your letter should address how you meet the selection criteria for the role as detailed in the job description.

The selection event for shortlisted candidates will take place on 16th April 2020.

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

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