Lecturer in Professional and Academic Development (MBA)

North Lanarkshire
AC3 £44,045 - £49,552 per annum pro rata
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Business and Creative Industries
Lanarkshire Campus 

Lecturer in Professional and Academic Development (MBA) REQ001121
AC3 £44,045 - £49,552 per annum pro rata 
0.5 FTE / 17.5 hours per week
Fixed term for 2 years

In 2021, the UWS School of Business and Creative Industries is continuing to make a significant investment in academic posts to support its strategic development and to help further position the School as a key player locally, nationally and internationally.  

As part of this investment we are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Professional and Academic Development (MBA) to support our growing community of MBA students. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing and delivering activities to increase the employability of MBA students and enhance their student experience. It is expected that you will be able to design and implement a range of extra-curricular activities, engaging external stakeholders such as employers and alumni and maximizing relationships with internal professional support colleagues. In addition, you will contribute to teaching and research in line with the typical lecturer role. 

The successful candidate will hold a postgraduate degree in Business and Management and have experience of delivering learning and teaching in a hybrid environment. You will have experience of designing and delivering initiatives which enhance student experience and employability and be able to demonstrate an ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with stakeholders. A doctoral level qualification and / or postgraduate qualification in education/learning and teaching is desirable. 

You’ll be joining us at a very exciting time in our development and would become part of a dedicated team offering support and guidance to our students. You will have opportunities to help build the reputation and profile of our School as a leading contributor to the economic and social development of the communities in which we work as well as engage in exciting international opportunities.
Informal enquiries in the first instance, can be made to Ron Livingstone, Head of Division, by email to:

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at  

Closing date: 05 May 2021 
Interviews will take place between: 19 May 2021 to 31 May 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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