Teaching Fellow

Durham (County) (GB)
£33797 - £40322 per annum
May 05, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 19, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Applications are invited for a Teaching Fellow in Accounting.

Teaching Fellowships offer the opportunity of valuable experience to those early in their academic careers and the University is keen to maximise the benefit to as many people as possible. The post of Teaching Fellow will involve a significant teaching load, which may extend into the summer period, and there may be related scholarship and the opportunity for administrative duties which relate to education and pedagogy.

The post is for a fixed term only, and it is not anticipated that the post will be extended beyond this fixed term.

Successful applicants will, ideally, be in post by 1st August.

The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.

Key responsibilities

  • Teach modules in appropriate learning environments at undergraduate/postgraduate levels, demonstrating an increasing awareness of different approaches to and methods of teaching and supporting student learning; Demonstrate the ability to manage own teaching and designing, planning and writing teaching materials; Lead some aspects of modules and contribute to modules led by others by collaborating with colleagues on course development; Develop and deliver an inclusive curriculum and make an active contribution to an inclusive community in which diversity is embraced and celebrated; Seek and take on board feedback on teaching and engage with others in CPD; Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) student(s); Contribute to educational skill of colleagues, e.g. giving a seminar to colleagues or engaging in constructive discussion about a seminar; Build internal contacts and participate in networks to exchange information; Start to engage in scholarship (the creation, development and maintenance of the intellectual infrastructure of subjects and disciplines) e.g. develop online teaching resources; In addition to Board of Studies, membership of some departmental committees; Student support, assessment of academic performance and provision of feedback, dealing with student disciplinary matters and complaints; Undertake effectively and efficiently any administrative role allocated by your Head of Department.