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Teaching Fellow for Learning Enhancement

Employer
ASTON UNIVERSITY
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
£36,333 to £43,155 per annum
Closing date
9 Apr 2023

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Teaching Fellowships
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Education Department is seeking to recruit individuals who have a genuine passion and strong track record in the enhancement and innovation of learning, teaching and assessment in a higher education setting.  It is an exciting time to join the University as it progresses its Education Strategy 2021 – 2025, and develops a new institutional Aston 2030 Strategy. 

 The University’s commitment to providing all learners with a high quality, ‘best in class’ academic student experience is signified by its investment in these important new roles.  Digital pedagogies, authentic assessment and blended and hybrid models of delivery and assessment are key areas of focus for these posts, and successful candidates will be able to evidence their knowledge, understanding and expertise in these areas.  Joining existing Academic Practice and Technology-Enhanced Learning teams within the University’s central Education Department, this new role will contribute to the realisation of Aston’s vision for learning and teaching.

You will have: 
Experience of effective delivery and assessment of postgraduate programmes in learning and teaching in Higher Education.

A good working knowledge of the UKPSF and its implications for postgraduate programmes in learning and teaching in Higher Education.

Experience of designing and delivering high quality CPD workshops / events on a range of areas in learning, teaching, assessment and curriculum design in Higher Education.

For an informal discussion or any queries about this post, please contact Alison Thompson: a.thompson9@aston.ac.uk

Interview Dates: 15th, 16th or 26th May, to be confirmed
Closing Date:     23.59 hours BST on Sunday 09 April 2023
 

Company

Our Mission

To be the UK’s leading university for business and the professions, where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver global impact.

Our Vision

In 2020 Aston will have an international reputation as the source of the people and the ideas that will shape the businesses and the communities of tomorrow.

We will be:

  • Ranked within the top 1% of universities in the world
  • Exceptional in terms of our worldwide reputation for graduate employability – as a result of innovative teaching and placement opportunities
  • Recognised for excellence in research that delivers real solutions for local and global challenges, develops research leaders and provides the foundations for new businesses
  • Focused on the needs of business and the professions, with courses and research that build on our strengths
  • Transforming lives: developing sought-after, entrepreneurial graduates – from a wide range of backgrounds – with global citizenship skills
  • Delivering our research and teaching in collaboration with international partners and innovative businesses
  • A university with sustainability at the core of all we do, meeting world-class standards for environmental performance
  • A welcoming community that is a great place to work and study.

Our Mission and Vision focus on two ‘core aims’:
1. Developing internationally sought after Aston
Graduates
2. Delivering excellent and transformational Aston
Research

2020 Strategy

With its focus on the application of knowledge for economic and social benefit, Aston University has a distinct mission that sets it apart.

Going forward to 2020, Aston must maintain its responsiveness to the needs of a changing world whilst remaining true to a distinctive, original purpose. Our strategy sets out aims and goals to ensure we are even more distinctive within a crowded and increasingly competitive environment.
 
Divided into eight categories, the strategy states Aston’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, widening participation, producing research with real-world impact, building strong links with business, industry and the public sector, and equipping our graduates with the skills they need to thrive.

Company info
Telephone
+(44)01212043000
Location
ASTON TRIANGLE
BIRMINGHAM
WEST MIDLANDS
B4 7ET
GB

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