Lecturer in Assessment and Feedback

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£42,155 - £51,805 per annum
08 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job title: Lecturer in Assessment and Feedback - Full Time, Fixed Term

Job reference: 0000019973

Date posted: 07/02/2023

Application closing date: 26/02/2023

Salary: £42,155 - £51,805 per annum (Grade 6)

Package: Excellent Benefits Package

Contractual hours: 35

Basis: Full Time

Job description
Edinburgh Napier University is an enhancement-led institution, committed to enabling students to thrive as learners through high quality teaching, research, and professional practice. We are delighted to be part of an institution recognised as #1 Modern University in Scotland (THE World University Rankings 2023) and #1 University in Edinburgh for Overall Student Satisfaction (NSS 2020, 2021 & 2022) and one of the leading universities in Scotland for graduate employability (GUG 2021), as well as being a truly international University with 20,000 students from over 110 countries.

The Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement (DLTE) is currently seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Assessment & Feedback for a fixed-term 24-month post. This is an opportunity to contribute to and/or lead in the development/design of the curriculum and of innovative programmes with a specific focus on assessment and feedback.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to play an important role in supporting the development and delivery of excellent teaching and learning across the University while demonstrating effective practice in relation to the development of assessment and feedback practices.

You will also be expected to evidence your own commitment to student-centred learning, underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice.

The Role:

The post holder will teach and support learning, focusing on:

  1. Ensuring a quality learning experience for students on DLTE’s accredited and non-accredited postgraduate programmes. This will include a range of activities including:
    • Developing and designing face-to-face, online, and blended teaching materials.
    • Teaching and supporting a variety of learners across a range of accredited and non-accredited programmes.
    • Engaging in feed-forward and the assessment, marking, and provision of feedback on a range of assessment types.
    • Leading module(s) or deputising as module leader on modules, taking responsibility for annual monitoring processes including continual enhancement and engagement with the Enhance Curriculum Framework
  2. Supporting the University’s accredited, experiential route to Advance HE Fellowship – ENroute – in mentoring, reviewing and leadership capacities.
  3. Developing, contributing to, and leading strategic learning enhancement projects in different contexts and working closely with programme teams across a range of disciplines.
  4. Contributing to other projects and staff development events run across the University, such as academic induction, L&T ENssentials, and the Centre for Higher Education Research

What we will need from you:

Essential requirements:

  • A doctoral level qualification
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in assessment and feedback in higher education to provide support to colleagues and develop teaching and research programmes for students and staff
  • Experience of leading programmes or modules, or significant contribution to the design, teaching, and management of modules and programmes in a HE context
  • Evidence of change management skills
  • Evidence of leading pedagogical innovation
  • Evidence of academic leadership skills
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in pedagogy to develop effective teaching/ learning
  • Experience of effectively engaging and supporting diverse cohorts of learners

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

Benefits we offer:

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package.

This includes a minimum of 46 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme with an Employer contribution of 23%, flexible and hybrid working options and professional development opportunities.

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

To learn more about the University, watch this short video.

Additional information:

Fixed Term – 24 months
Salary: £42,155 - £51,805 per annum (Grade 6)
Closing date:  5th March 2023
Interviews: Week commencing 13th March 2023 (via Microsoft Teams)

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and hold Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here. We are a flexible Employer.