Fixed-term, 3 years
The Faculty of Education at MMU is one of the UK’s leading, internationally recognised educational centres, ranked first in the North West by the Complete University Guide 2014/15. Our primary and secondary initial teacher education provision is rated Ofsted ‘outstanding’. We host a number of centres of excellence in knowledge exchange, including: Early Years and Childhood Studies; the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination; and STEM Education North West. Our research institute is ranked in the UK top 10. Around 4,000 students study with us in Manchester and Cheshire and we work in partnership with over 1,500 schools, colleges and other organisations.
We host a number of Centres of Excellence in Knowledge Exchange in the Department of Professional Development and Educational Innovation, including Childhood, Youth and Community, Inclusive Education and Disability Studies, STEM Education and Educational Leadership and Management.
We are now seeking two Research Fellows: one for the Centre of Inclusive Education and Disability Studies (CIEDS) and one for the STEM Education Centre (STEM Ed).
The new Centre for Inclusive Education and Disability Studies is becoming a leading centre for research and knowledge exchange in the fields of inclusive education and disability studies. Early successes include awards from NCSE, ESRC and BERA; our team also leads undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in inclusive education and disability studies.
Our established STEM Education Centre provides exciting and effective STEM CPD for those working with learners aged 5 to19. The Centre is one of the UK’s leading, internationally recognised, higher educational settings. We draw upon cutting-edge applied educational research to transform approaches to STEM teaching and learning.
The postholders will lead developments in, and organise and manage, research and knowledge exchange activities leading to publication and income generation. They will support the Centre Leader concerned in meeting departmental and faculty objectives for research and knowledge exchange.
Applicants should hold a doctorate in a relevant field and have knowledge and experience of research, knowledge exchange and teaching in at least one of the two areas pertaining to the Centres above (CIEDS and STEM Ed). They will have an appropriate record of research publication and also have experience of securing external funding.
Interviews are likely to be held in the week beginning 19th October 2015.
To apply please visit the website below
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