University Lecturer in Arts, Creativity and Education

open until filled
Arts & Humanities, Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£41,526-£52,559 GBP

The Faculty of Education in central Cambridge seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Arts, Creativity and Education. It offers an exciting opportunity for a research-active educator to join a leading national and international centre for educational research, teacher development, and the study of education.

The successful candidate will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of colleagues in the Faculty specialising in the study of the arts, creativity and education. The person appointed will be expected to contribute to the international profile of the Faculty through research publications, grant capture, impactful dissemination, and public engagement.

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates with experience in one or more areas of the following: creative and performing arts and education; aesthetics and education; arts-based methods; post and de-colonial approaches to knowledge and practice in education; and social justice, the arts and education. Working with other colleagues, the successful candidate will be expected to make an immediate contribution to the Faculty's teaching and research, including innovative research methods to PhD level, and supervision of post graduate research students. They will also be expected to teach and supervise full and part-time Masters students and teach on the Faculty's BA programme.

Candidates will hold a PhD in a relevant subject, or be close to completion in their doctoral studies and have a record of internationally excellent research in their field. Contributions to excellence in research will be through peer-reviewed publications and other activities of a kind and quality that meet international standards as assessed in national research assessment exercises.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience of working with postgraduate students, including contributing to Masters programmes and supervising PhD students. The ability to manage a diverse workload and work co-operatively with academic colleagues and support staff is essential.

For full details of the responsibilities of the post and the person specification, please see the further particulars.

The post is available from 01 September 2020.

Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates from a BME background, who are currently under-represented in the Faculty.

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Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae including an up-to-date publications list, and a letter of application indicating the nature of the contribution you would make to teaching and research.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Professor Susan Robertson, Head of the Faculty of Education (

We hope to hold interviews on Monday 08 June 2020.

Please quote reference JR22804 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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