Lecturer- Teaching Focused - International Development

Страна: Великобритания;

Город: Birmingham

Добавлена: 07.08.2019

Работодатель: University of Birmingham

Дедлайн подачи: 09.09.2019

 

School of Government and Society

College of Social Sciences

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £40,792 to £48,677. With potential progression once in post to £54,765 a year

Full time/Permanent

Closing Date: 9th September 2019

 

Job Purpose

You will contribute to the whole range of research, teaching and administration.

  • Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability. The role will typically also involve developing and advising others, including: (a) providing expert advice to staff and students, (b) supervising and examining PhD students, and (c) developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods.
  • Research is likely to involve initiating, conducting and disseminating original research. Your research will have measurable outcomes reflect in your growing national (and possibly international) reputation.
  • Management and administration is likely to involve contributions at Departmental and School level, and/or making an important contribution to some managerial/leadership activities (e.g. working groups) within the University. This may include developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach, or similar activities at Department/School level or further within the University.

 

Main duties

Learning and Teaching

Using a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of undergraduates, postgraduates, or CPD students, including (as appropriate):

  • Teaching and examining courses at a range of levels, on campus and via distance learning;
  • Planning and reviewing your own teaching approaches and encouraging others to do the same;
  • Developing programme proposals and making substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes more widely;
  • Where appropriate, undertaking and developing the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining;
  • Developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods;
  • Developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement,  public engagement activities or similar on own specialism that enhances the student experience or employability and which benefits the College and University;
  • Devising and supervising projects, student dissertations and practical work. 

 

Research

Planning and carrying out research, including (as appropriate):

  • Planning and publishing high quality research, including winning financial support;
  • Project managing research activities, and/or supervising other research staff;
  • Presenting findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings;
  • Supervising and examining PhD students, both within the institution and externally;
  • Providing expert advice to staff and students within the discipline;
  • Applying knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding;
  • Developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) and similar activity that is of benefit to the College and the University.

 

Management/Administration

Contributing to Departmental/School administration, including:

  • Contributing to the administration/management of research and/or teaching across the Department/School;
  • Leading and managing a team to devise and implement a new and/or revised process (e.g. new programme or a recruitment drive);
  • Advising on personal development of colleagues and students;
  • Making a major contribution to some administrative activities within the University (e.g. appeals panels, working groups);
  • Managing enterprise, business development, and public engagement activities;
  • Developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach.

 

Person Specification

Lecturer

  • Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications or working towards
  • Extensive research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research
  • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels

 

Teaching

  • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes, including within the area of introductory economics of relevance to international development
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues 
  • Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience or employability

 

Research

  • Evidence of the potential to develop a world leading research profile, including working at a level judged to be 4* within the Research Excellence Framework
  • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results
  • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods
  • Experience and achievement  in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity

 

Management Administration

  • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes

Informal enquiries to Professor Fiona Nunan (Head, IDD): f.s.nunan@bham.ac.uk

We value diversity at The University of Birmingham and welcome applications from all sections of the community’

 
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