The UCL Institute of Education in London, UK, is currently recruiting for two posts in Childhood:
Lecturer in Childhood
The appointment will be FULL-TIME from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is an indefinite appointment.
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £41,430 – £48,873 per annum
Your role will involve working with the programme leader and other colleagues to develop and deliver Childhood teaching and learning programmes (in particular the Sociology of Childhood and Children’s Rights MA), as well as developing an active research profile in Childhood. We are seeking to appoint someone who has a strong background in the sociology of childhood, or other related childhood studies disciplines (geography, cultural studies and/or anthropology). We are looking for a candidate who has experience working or researching with children and teaching in higher education. You should be able to demonstrate the potential to undertake high quality research to publish in leading peer-reviewed journals and the potential to raise research funding in their research area.
More details available at: http://tinyurl.com/qf7tkjd
Teaching Fellow in Childhood
This PART-TIME (40 hours per month), fixed-term appointment is available from 1 August 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter until 30 April 2016.
Salary: £33,353 – £40,313 (pro-rata) including £2,919 London Allowance (pro-rata).
You will provide tutorial support, formative and summative feedback, and marking for students on the Sociology of Childhood and Children’s Rights MA as well as plan and organise informal Sociology of Childhood seminars. This post requires someone with comprehensive knowledge of the sociology of childhood and a doctorate in a relevant discipline (if not, you will be in the later stages of your PhD and on track for successful completion, or have a substantial record of high quality publications that could be used in submission for a PhD by publication). You will also have experience conducting research with or about children and childhood, and experience of teaching, lecturing or other forms of public presentation.
More details available at: http://tinyurl.com/phr297a