Associate Professor / Professor of Education

Country: United Kingdom;

City: Bristol

Vacancy added: 02.09.2019

Employer: University of Bristol

Resumes due: 29.09.2019


The School of Education is seeking to appoint two outstanding and inspirational academic leaders at associate professor and professorial level to make a significant contribution to our research and teaching in the area of higher education and internationalisation.


The first of these appointments will have a particular focus on higher education and internationalisation. This appointment will build on the existing strengths of the School which currently contains a number of specialists in the field of higher education studies. The appointee will enhance the current research strength and lead the development of a new higher education pathway within the MSc Education. 


The second appointee will be a specialist in addressing interdisciplinary global challenges addressing complex questions such as climate change, population ageing, urbanisation and migration, mental health issues, democratic crises or dynamics of sociotechnical change, including artificial intelligence and automation. They will make a significant contribution in attracting research funding based on work that is interdisciplinary and collaborative in nature. The appointee will also make an important contribution to teaching and supervision within the School.


Both appointees will be expected to have a commitment to leadership and citizenship in making contributions to the School, the Faculty and the wider University. 


The closing date for applications is:

11.59pm on Sunday 29th September 2019.


To discuss the role please contact Professor Bruce Macfarlane, Head of School, Tel: 0117 331 4314 or by email at


We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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