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We are happy to announce that we are advertising for a Chair and 3 research posts in the Education and Social Research Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University.

As you will know, we are a lively, world-leading research centre, and the advertised posts will be of interest to academics at various stages of their careers. Do please pass on the notice to anyone who might be interested.

With best wishes

Maggie MacLure

Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, 799 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, ManchesterM20 2RR, Tel 0161 247 2053,,

Four Posts in Educational Research at Manchester Metropolitan University:


Research Fellow

2 x 0.5 full-time equivalent Research Associates

The Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI) located within the MMU Institute of Education (IoE) is looking to appoint a Professor, a Research Fellow and up to two Research Associates from October 2012.

For the Professor, applications are sought in the broad field of ICT and Learning, though applicants with other research interests which would complement and strengthen our current research portfolio will also be welcomed.  Specifically, we are looking to extend our research in children and childhood; home, school and community engagement; social justice and educational futures; and STEM education.

For the Research Fellow and Research Associate posts applications are welcomed in any of the above research fields. For further details of our research groups and activities see:

For an informal discussion regarding the requirements of the role(s) please contact Professor Harry Torrance:

For more information and to apply online, visit: and:|&

Closing date for all posts: 4th May 2012

If you require an application in an alternative format please contact Human Resources on the following telephone numbers quoting the relevant reference numbers:

Professor: 0161 247 1562 – quoting JB/244   

Research Fellow: 0161 247 6403 – quoting SA/1543

Research Associates: 0161 247 6404 – quoting DF/1544 & DF/1545



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