Post-doctoral Researcher in Intercultural and Citizenship Education, DCU Institute of Education, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. Deadline: 26 March 2021.
The Centre for Human Rights and Citizenship Education (CHRCE) champions educational policy and practice promoting human rights, children’s rights, inclusion, global justice and environmental sustainability. The post-doctoral researcher will work on a funded project, INOVATE, concerned with representing and incorporating authentic minority ethnic young people’s voices within teacher education programmes at both pre-service and in-service levels. The successful individual will report directly to the project’s Principal Investigator and the Centre for Human Rights & Citizenship Education executive committee. The individual will coordinate the work of the project under the support and direction of the Principal Investigator and play a key role in achieving the project objectives and goals.
The individual will support the INOVATE project in order to contribute to the equal representation of young migrants within the education sector and an authentic and respectful public portrayal of individuals’ personal stories. Moreover, this authentic representation of ethnic minority voices and integration into teacher education programmes will enhance young migrants’ democratic and meaningful participation within the education sector and within wider society. The project will be delivered face to face and online and includes partnership between DCU and civil society groups who will work collectively to deliver the programme.
As part of this role the Researcher will be required to participate in the DCU Research Career Framework. This framework is designed to provide significant professional development opportunities to Researchers and offer the best opportunities in terms of a wider career path.