Opportunities at University of Birmingham

The Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE) in Birmingham is England’s only university-based research centre dedicated to critical research on racism in education. We are looking for two outstanding candidates to take forward research on race inequity in education: the posts offer three years research-intensive scholarship (for candidates at different career points) with a permanent post at the end.

Professorial Research Fellow (Race and Education)

You will have dedicated protected research time for a period of 3 years after which you will move to a Chair position within the University of Birmingham. http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/excellence/fellows/Professorial-Fellow-Application-Process.aspx

BRIDGE Fellowship (Diversity, Race and Education)

As part of the BRIDGE partnership (between the University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) we are seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work on an issue of shared concern between the universities in the field of race and education.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be appointed for 3 years with employment at UoB
  • Be assigned to a research group at both UoB and Illinois, spending at least one year of three-year fellowship at Illinois
  • Receive an allowance (on top of base salary) to cover travel, accommodation, subsistence and research budget whilst at Illinois


Further details and an outline of preferred research areas are available here:


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