Lecturer in Learning and Teaching Enhancement

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
30 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Application closing date: 17/09/2019
Salary: £40,322 - £49,553 per annum (Grade 6)
Package: Excellent benefit package

Job description

Lecturer in Learning & Teaching Enhancement - Part time, 1 Year Fixed Term

Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join our Department of Learning & Teaching Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University.

With over 19,500 students and 1500 staff, we are a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our 'applied' focus that sets us apart. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation; delivering an excellent personalised student experience; internationalising our work; and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement has a strong record of research and innovation in staff development, partnerships with students in teaching and quality and applications of new technologies to pedagogy and will continue to invest in these areas as well as supporting broader pedagogical scholarship.

The role

You will play an important role in supporting the development and delivery of excellent teaching and learning across the University and contribute to raising the profile of and contributing to pedagogical research across the University. You will have a key role in delivering a project for a partner in China designed to facilitate the development of pedagogic practice.

You will have the opportunity to engage in research projects, leading to the production of high-quality research outputs/outcomes. You will have the opportunity to develop networks outside of the University which will inform and support your role in advancing academic practice.

You will contribute to the University's objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning. You must be ambitious and enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary working and be committed to working collaboratively across the University.

Who we are looking for

Essential requirements:

  • A doctoral level qualification 
  • Substantial experience of working with individuals whose first language is not English
  • Recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academic 
  • Evidence of leading pedagogical innovation 
  • Evidence of change management skills 
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in pedagogy to develop quality teaching/ learning 
  • Demonstrable evidence of a high standard of communication, facilitation and academic leadership skills
  • An established record of accomplishment in a research area closely related 
  • Experience of teaching and developing programme content in that area, and of delivering excellent teaching in an engaging way 

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile here.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 40,322 - GBP 49,553 per annum (Grade 6)

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 17 September 2019 (Midnight BST) 

Interviews: Thursday 26 September

Please also note that the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment, as we are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.