Lecturer in Engineering

Barony Campus, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway (GB)
£31,426 - £38,693 per annum
06 May 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an experienced service engineer within the agricultural or forestry sector? Are you looking for a new challenge? We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help grow SRUC’s engineering education and training provision at our Barony Campus. This post is for 6 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have proven theory and practical skills in: the service, maintenance, diagnostics and repair of hydraulic and electronic systems; ability to service, maintain, diagnose and repair engines and transmissions along with other common systems utilised on tractors and modern machinery; ability to understand and operate a range of machinery in a safe and efficient manner.

We expect the successful candidate to have a background in either agricultural engineering or forestry engineering. Key responsibilities of the lecturer will include:

  • preparation of learning materials
  • delivering programmes of education, training and assessment, including a wide range of practical skills to a high standard or workmanship as well as classroom teaching to appropriate academic standards
  • conducting student assessment in accordance with Awarding Body standards
  • maintaining appropriate records of teaching and assessment
  • maintaining appropriate records of attendance
  • provision of educational guidance, counselling and tutorials as required
  • attending internal and external meetings as required
  • maintaining appropriate liaison with the land based industries
  • updating of personal skills and qualifications
  • working with the Senior Engineer to help identify opportunities to further develop the academic portfolio to increase student recruitment
  • working with the Senior Engineer to help conduct appropriate liaison with land-based industries in south-west Scotland and beyond

This is a full-time fixed-term role for 6 months initially.