Learning Technologist in Learning Design

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£28,929 to £34,314 per annum
10 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

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: 
Evidence of having successfully created learning objects and resources for use in higher education institutions.

A demonstrable, comprehensive knowledge and understanding of instructional theory and effective assessment practices. 

Evidence of having produced high quality, user-friendly instruction guides and rubrics and delivering effective training to support academic staff and student instructors in a higher education setting. 

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

Interview Dates: 11th or 12th May, to be confirmed
Closing Date:     23.59 hours BST on Sunday 09 April 2023