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Professor or Reader in Education

School of Education

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £52,560 to £81,796 per annum
depending on experience brought to the role
Closing Date:  Monday 13 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 30 January 2020
Reference:  EE4008-19-533

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 full-time, permanent Reader or 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: Reader (AC4)  from £52,560 – £60,905, Professor (Band 1) from £62,727 – £70,583; Professor (Band 2) from £70,583 - £81,796.

Further information can be found here

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. 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 30th January 2020.

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

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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