Connected Learning Tutor, EEECS

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£28,331 to £32,817 per annum.
Monday, 2 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date: 02/12/2020
Salary: £28,331 to £32,817 per annum.
Job category/type: Academic

Applications are invited for a number of education-focussed posts to join our community and help us make a positive contribution to teaching and learning in a discipline that is key to tackling the global challenges of our age.

We are looking for passionate and motivated staff with a primary focus of enhancing the student experience whilst helping the School in reaching its goal of creating a word class Computer Science Connected Learning environment at QUB. We seek candidates who can inspire and motivate students to achieve their best by developing the skills they will need to thrive in the future. In return, you will have access to outstanding teaching facilities and ample opportunity to collaborate with a passionate team of education-focussed academics.

Key duties

  • Supporting the teaching and assessment on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Computer Science.
  • Advancing best practice in connected learning through developing better ways of encouraging, supporting and assessing students.
  • Support to improve ongoing relationships and linkage with employers and other education providers (colleges, schools, etc.).

The successful candidate must have:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, or closely related discipline and/or a relevant Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).

Our staff and students come from all over the world and we strongly believe in an inclusive and supportive work culture. We recognise the changing demands of family life and the need for flexibility in working arrangements to meet these demands. As a member of staff at Queen’s, you can benefit from our family friendly policies including flexible working, childcare voucher scheme and parental leave. We are proud to hold an Investors in People Silver accreditation, a Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award, and a Silver Athena SWAN Award in recognition of our efforts to create a nurturing and supportive environment for our people so that they can develop and excel. We welcome applications from all persons regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Queen’s University Belfast is a driver of innovation based on our talented, multinational workforce. Throughout the University, our academics are collaborating across disciplines to develop new discoveries and insights, working with outside agencies and institutions on projects of international significance. We are connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world, helping us to expand our impact on wider society locally, nationally and globally. The University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best global talent within an environment that enables them to realise their full potential.

We are a leader in gender equality and diversity, and are one of the UK’s most successful universities in the Athena SWAN initiative which promotes gender equality and career progression. We are ranked 1st in the UK for knowledge transfer partnerships, (Innovate UK) 9th in the UK for University facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018) and 14th in the UK for research quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

Based in Belfast, a modern capital city, our beautiful campus is surrounded by abundant acres of parkland and is renowned as one of the safest and affordable cities in the UK. The choice of local Schools from pre-nursery upwards are some of the best available, and lovers of the outdoors can enjoy any number of activities from rowing and kayaking to top class golf among many others. We are immensely proud of what our city and our University will offer you.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application. For further information please contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email resourcing@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all. However, our employment monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ are currently under-represented at the University. As such, we particularly welcome applications from these individuals.

As you may be aware, Queen’s is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to ensuring our workplace is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place to work, which is why we subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, Diversity Charter Mark NI and Athena SWAN.

It is also why we have established award winning Staff Networks such as PRISM and iRise. These networks provide an opportunity for staff to meet in a friendly, informal way to support each other.  More details on all our networks can be found here.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but, in particular circumstances, may be renewed or made permanent, subject to availability of funding.

If you would like to find out more, please contact, Erin Bryson, PA to the Deputy Head of School (e.bryson@qub.ac.uk).

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