Research Fellow in Global Education Partnerships

University of Leeds

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Do you have a background in global or international education? Would you like to contribute to enhancing the pedagogical foundation of the University’s growing global education partnerships and networks? Do you have qualitative research skills, including interviewing and workshop facilitation?   

We’re looking for a Research Fellow to work with Professor Anne Tallontire (Principal Investigator) and Dr Madeleine Le Bourdon (Co-Investigator) in a project supported by the International Strategy Fund to examine existing University practice in global higher education collaborations. The project will review the conceptual and pedagogical underpinnings of existing and emerging collaborations, how they are delivering reciprocal impact for participants including students, partners and the University itself, and how this might be sustained. It will explore findings with key stakeholders and external experts with a view to developing a theory of change to inform strategy the University’s global education partnerships.

The project anticipated outcomes are threefold: 1) build on innovative pedagogical potential that further teaching and learning; 2) strengthen and further authentically equitable and reciprocal global educational partnerships; 3) establish Leeds as a leading institution for ethical and transformative global education partnerships. 

You will be based in the Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, but will work with staff across the University across a variety of disciplines and roles and liaising with contacts in international partner institutions.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Anne Tallontire, Professor of Sustainability and Business

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Section:  Sustainability Research Institute (SRI)
Category:  Research
Grade 7

£37,099 to £44,263
Working Time:  100%
Post Type: 

Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 10 months due to external funding)
Release Date:  Tuesday 10 October 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 20 October 2023
Reference:  ENVEE1692
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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