Vacancy: Lectureship in intercultural communication and education

Dear IALIC Members,
I would like to alert you to the job advertisement for a lecturer to teach on our intercultural communication and education programme in the School of Education at Durham University. The deadline for applications is 7th February.
Best wishes

Job Details

Lecturer In Education

Reference Number: 3252
Location: Durham City
Faculty/Division: Social Sciences and Health
Department: Education
Grade: Grade 7
Position Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 30728 – 36661
Closing Date: 7 February 2014

Job Description

To contribute to the School’s current excellent research profile and to assist with teaching and supervision across the School’s range of programmes. Applications however will be particularly welcome from candidates who can contribute to the field of intercultural and international education.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the University.



The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate Education programmes. Recruitment and supervision of postgraduate research students will be an element of this position. Opportunities to contribute to the School’s outstanding Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training Programmes will be available for those with appropriate skills and experienceResearch:
The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research in any field of Education that will contribute to the School’s research profile. S/he will be expected to demonstrate a research profile that can contributes to the next Research Excellent Framework.
In addition to a full C.V. applicants are asked to supply a letter of application which includes a detailed three-year plan for research output and funding.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake administrative responsibilities as allocated by the Head of School.


Person Specification


Essential Criteria
• An Honours degree or its equivalent
• A record of research publications that would enhance the School’s research profile
• Special knowledge of an area which can enhance the School of Education
• Clear plans for pursuing future research grants
• Skills and competences – ability to work as part of a team .
• Excellent communicator, orally and in writing .
• Ability to teach effectively at postgraduate and undergraduate level .
• Ability to provide research supervision for Masters and Doctoral studentsDesirable Criteria
• Postgraduate qualification
• Doctorate .
• Experience of teaching in the university sector .
• A record of excellent teaching in the curriculum development of the university sector .
• A successful record of obtaining external research funds
• A record of successful administration in the academic sector .
• Ability to provide administrative leadership .
• Ability to provide research support and leadership.

• Clear demonstration that the applicant’s research has already created public benefit outside the academic Community, or has the potential to do so.