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Unestablished Teaching Associate (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The Faculty of Education seeks to appoint a Teaching Associate in Education and International Development.

Teaching duties will cover teaching, supervision and assessment at graduate and undergraduate levels, and include normal administrative duties associated with teaching and supervision.

The Faculty of Education runs a one year Masters programme in Education, Globalisation and International Development, as well as a three year undergraduate programme with specialisation on Education, Policy and International Development. You will contribute to all aspects of teaching, supervision and assessment of students at masters and undergraduate level in this area of specialisation.

Candidates will hold a PhD, or be close to completion, in education, development studies or in a cognate social science or related area and will have relevant experience of teaching in the field of education and international development, including both policy-relevant topics and quantitative research methods (mixed methods experience would be advantageous), with evidence of ability to teach, supervise and assess students at Masters and undergraduate level.

The position is part-time and available immediately. Applicants should note that, although the total time to be spent on the course is equivalent to 0.5FTE, some flexibility in work schedule is required to attend relevant meetings.

Please see the further particulars for full details of the duties of the post, and the criteria for appointment.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2020 in the first instance.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

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Please ensure that you upload a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of application indicating how you would contribute to the responsibilities of the post.

We hope to hold interviews on Monday 14 October 2019.

Informal enquiries can be made to Pauline Rose ( or Ricardo Sabates (

Please quote reference JR20592 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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