Lecturer in Children and Technology

  • The University of Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
  • Apr 25, 2022
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

Grade: UE08, £42,149 - £50,296 per annum 
College/School/Department: CAHSS/ MHSES/Institute for Education, Community and Society 
Contract Type: Full-time, open-ended (1.0 FTE) / 35 hours per week 
Start date:  1 August 2022 

We are seeking to appoint a full-time, open-ended, Lecturer in Children and Technology, Moray House School of Education and Sport, the University of Edinburgh. 

The Opportunity: 
The Moray House School of Education and Sport is inviting applications for the post of Lecturer in Children and Technology. We are seeking a unique individual able to make a significant contribution to developing links with academia, industry and practitioners at the interface of education and technology for children. We are seeking an entrepreneurial academic maker and doer, able and willing to lead in the facilitation of EdTech product development processes and interaction design with students, children and practitioners. The post is an exciting opportunity to be part of the thriving Centre for Research in Digital Education, and to teach on the highly successful MSc in Education. 
You should have a growing research portfolio in areas such as EdTech entrepreneurialism, Interaction Design, children and technology. Your teaching expertise should include digital pedagogy, computational digital methods and supervision of students using qualitative and quantitative methods for research at Masters and PhD level. 
Your skills and attributes for success:  

  • A track-record in internationally excellent research on children and technology. 
  • A PhD in a relevant area. 
  • Experience in teaching and assessment on undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes, including experience of online teaching and learning. 
  • Experience of working with Industry and Experience of development of designs for children. 

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:  

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided. 
The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.  
Interviews will be held within 2-3 weeks of the advert closing date.  
If invited for interview, you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages. 

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK. 

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