The University of Birmingham is a thriving and dynamic institution that combines over a century of heritage with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in Higher Education. With a progressive vision built around academic excellence, the University has embarked upon a five year strategy aimed at further enhancing Birmingham as a leading global institution. Established in 1947, the School of Education is one of the largest and most highly respected research-led Schools in the country. With an enviable reputation as a leader in its field in both the UK and internationally, the School aims to use existing areas of research and teaching excellence to sustain and enhance its reputation.
The Jubilee Centre for Character and Values was recently established at the University of Birmingham with funding from the John Templeton Foundation. The Centre aims to contribute to the renewal of character and values in Britain. It will be a site of ethical and moral enquiry as well as empirical research and development projects.
The following academic vacancies are available within the Centre:
Chair in Character Education and Virtue Ethics - reference 44945.
The Chair will act as Deputy Director for the Jubilee Centre with specific responsibility for all the research projects. A competitive package is available for an outstanding candidate
Senior/Research Fellow (2 posts) - reference 44949.
Salary from £37,012 to £68,725 a year
Research Fellow (2 posts) - reference 44951.
Salary from £27,578 to £38,140 a year
Research Associate (4 posts) - reference 44953.
Salary from £24,520 to £30,122 a year
Closing date: 5 July 2012
To download the details and submit an electronic application online visit: www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000.