Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£40,000 - £44,000 per year
Contract, 2 years, Full-time
Job description

The increased prominence of research in education has prompted the Geographical Association to create a new post within its staff team in order to deliver key aspects of its organisational strategy.  Specifically, these include deepening the understanding of the purposes and practices of geography in education, leading debate on the value of geography, demonstrating its contribution to education and society in the 21st century and bridging the developments in the discipline of geography with school practice.

As Research engagement lead you will take primary responsibility for helping the GA to meet these strategic objectives by seeking and securing partnerships, projects and relationships that strengthen the GA’s work across the Higher Education and school sectors. You will also draw on your own research expertise to ensure that the GA’s work is informed by education research and supports teachers of geography in developing their research literacy in order to develop their practice.

We are looking for someone with the ability to lead this strand of the GA’s work, who is an excellent communicator to a variety of audiences and has excellent organisational skills. You will need to be adaptable, work independently and manage a workload which varies throughout the year.

Application Instructions

When you apply, please submit an up-to-date CV along with a covering letter which outlines how your knowledge, skills and experience align with the requirements of the role as per the job description and person specification.

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Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 05 November 2021
Tags: Policy/Research

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