Lecturer in Science Education (Education and Scholarship) Ref 8339

School/department: School of Education and Social Work
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.6FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8339
Salary: starting at £37,467 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 3 May 2022
Closing date: 17 May 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 20 May 2022 
Expected start date: 1 September 2022

Job description

The School of Education and Social Work is seeking an established teacher and successful teacher educator to take a significant role in Science Initial Teacher Education at the University and across our growing partnership.

It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to our established and successful PGCE in Science (with QTS) and offer specialist subject knowledge and pedagogic expertise in Chemistry. Our science ITE courses regularly recruit a cohort of 30 -40 students each year and are delivered in partnership with secondary schools across Sussex. Contributions to the course will include teaching on core modules, supervising students during professional practice as well as providing academic supervision with Masters level assignments.

We are seeking someone who, in addition to having significant experience and expertise in science education, is also interested and engaged in scholarship in education.

For further details or an informal discussion about this position, contact the Head of Secondary Teacher Education, Clare Stenning, C.L.Stenning@sussex.ac.uk , or the Head of School of Education & Social Work, Professor. Simon Thompson, s.j.thompson@sussex.ac.uk

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8339 [PDF 134.45KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role has been assigned an eligible SOC code however to meet the minimum salary requirement this is dependent on the salary you are offered and/or whether you are eligible for tradeable points. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

How to apply

Download our academic application form [DOC 199.50KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to eswrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk 

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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