Job offer in england Research Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University



Fixed term contract – 18 months

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including doctoral level studies. Our provision includes undergraduate and postgraduate social work courses. Our dynamic approach ensures that our students receive a high quality, research-informed, educational experience.

We’re working in partnership with the Greater Cambridgeshire Teaching Partnership (GCTP) to develop a Centre of Excellence in Practice Learning. Teaching Partnerships is an approach where funding is provided to universities and councils to deliver gold-standard training for social workers, raising standards and supporting councils in recruiting and retaining the best social workers.

We’re seeking an experienced researcher with a background in social work practice education to work within the School of Education and Social Care, you’ll work closely with practice educators, students, academics and our partners in the Greater Cambridgeshire Teaching Partnership to undertake research in practice education. You’ll lead on the preparation of research proposals/applications/bids to external bodies and undertake innovative and creative research design using appropriate research methods.

With a degree in Social Work, HCPC registration and a PhD (or nearing completion or other postgraduate research qualification), you’ll have a good understanding of the current issues in social work education and practice.

Interviews are expected to take place on 12 October 2018.

Closing date: 28th September 2018

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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