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Part-time Departmental Lecturer in Modern Languages Education (Mandarin)

Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a. (pro rata)


The Department of Education is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Modern Languages Education (Mandarin). The postholder will lecture and teach graduate students on the professional programmes offered by the Department of Education, predominantly the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Modern Languages Education (Mandarin) programme and the MSc in Learning and Teaching (MLT) programme.

The successful candidate will hold or be close to completing a relevant PhD/DPhil as well as a good degree in the curriculum subject, or the equivalent (or for native speakers of the language in question a good first degree in an appropriate subject) and UK qualified teacher status. They will have sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research projects and methodologies. They will have experience of mentoring or tutoring in initial and/or continuing teacher education in the UK or similar context. They will also have a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field, evidence of ability to write research proposals, and experience of qualitative/quantitative research and analytical techniques. They will have strong interpersonal skills and a track record that demonstrates the ability to work and interact effectively with people in a wide range of different roles. Ideally they will have teaching and research experience in the Higher Education context.

For further information about this post, please contact Trevor Mutton, Director of Professional Programmes: trevor.mutton@education.ox.ac.uk or tel: 01865 611000.

The post is part-time (50% FTE) and fixed-term for 24 months in the first instance and is funded through a grant from the Swire Chinese Language Programme.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 11 February 2019 and only applications received by this deadline will be considered. Interviews will be held on 21 March 2019.

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Associate Professorship of Teacher Education

£47,263 - £63,463 p.a.

20 February 2019

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Professor of Teacher Education to be based at the Department of Education, Norham Gardens, Oxford. The post is full-time and, upon completion of a successful review, permanent. The appointee will be a Fellow and a member of the Governing Body of the College. In exceptional cases, the title of full Professor may be awarded on appointment. The appointment will be made in association with a non-tutorial fellowship with governing body membership at St Anne’s College.

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Research Assistant

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.

4 March 2019

The Department of Education at the University of Oxford wishes to appoint a Research Assistant to work with a team developing a new language-enrichment programme for nursery classrooms and running a randomised controlled trial to establish the effectiveness of the programme.

The main duties of the postholder will be helping to write parts of the new language intervention programme (following pre-specified guidelines) and to assist with recruiting schools and testing children in nursery classrooms.

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