The School of Education and Social Sciences sits within the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education which is led by Professor Brigitte Resl. Fundamentally multi-disciplinary in composition, it is host to a range of subjects including Criminology, Sociology, Education Studies, and Initial Teacher Education. The School is in a consistently good position in terms of student recruitment, has strong NSS scores, and has secured a steady stream of research funding across a variety of areas.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Professor and Head of School who will provide visionary leadership and management. This will include further enhancing interdisciplinarity, maintaining a stimulating research culture, and ensuring the provision of exceptional teaching and learning opportunities for students. She or he will be academically credible, with a notable personal research track record and experience of teaching. Additionally the extent to which the School plays a full and effective role in the University and indeed the wider geographical region will be critical, as will the wherewithal to deliver against an ambitious corporate vision.
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