Principal Lecturer (Academic Development)

London (Greater) (GB)
£54986 to £59479
15 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

£54986 to £59479

Would you like to work in a forward-thinking institution where values of student experience, customer service, academic quality, value for money and continuous improvement are at the forefront of how we make our decisions? Do you place the student at the heart of all that you do? If your answer is ‘yes’, we have a great opportunity for you to experience it all for yourself and to join our Academic Team as a Principal Lecturer (Academic Development)!

Working in collaboration with the Assistant Director (Academic), you will support the University of Sunderland in London initiatives in academic development and excellence in teaching and learning through team-working, staff development, collaboration, inclusiveness, information sharing and inspirational leadership.  

You will have overall responsibility for coordinating the development and implementation of University targets and goals that are aligned to the strategic aims and objectives of the University of Sunderland in London. To help you with achieving this ambitious task, you will manage a team of Senior Lecturers who will support academic areas such as APP, TEF, student metrics and employability, assessment and EAP/Student Academic Skills Support. You will also be required to teach and supervise student dissertation at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  

To be successful in this role, you will have significant experience of teaching within Higher Education and proven experience of providing strong academic leadership as a team to achieve metric-focussed goals and objectives. Proven experience of cross-collaboration to develop extracurricular activities that foster quality student experience, key employability skills and strong project management experience is also essential. 

In return, you will have a unique opportunity to add real value and shape our teaching provision, while working with a dedicated and friendly team of academic and support colleagues. We also offer you our commitment to training and development, a generous annual leave provision, season ticket loan and our location in Canary Wharf with many transport links for easy access.  

If you’re interested, up for the challenge, please click ‘Apply’ You will need to register on our e-recruitment platform and complete a short application form. 

To apply, please register on our e-Recruitment online platform and complete an application form.  

For an informal conversation about the role, you can contact Dr Geoff Paul, Assistant Director (Academic) on 0207 5317333 or email 

Please note this is a repeat of advert USL382, previous applicants need not apply. 

Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 22 November 2021 

Interview date will be confirmed later.