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Postgraduate Lecturer / Tutor, School of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£41,732 - £44,263 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

Job Details

Guaranteed Hours Postgraduate Lecturer / Tutor

Salary: PhD Holders: £44,263 per annum (Grade 6) MSc Holders: £41,732 per annum (Grade 5)

(Applicants with relevant industrial skills, practitioner experience and certification may also be considered)

Salaries will be  pro-rated depending on hours of work.

Expected minimum hours of work: 20 hours per module.

Please note, this role is based at our Merchiston Campus in Edinburgh. Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to be on campus to deliver campus-based teaching activities for a period of 4 months and therefore must be living and hold right to work in the UK to apply.

The School of Computing, Engineering & the Built Environment is embarking on a major development in the area of Industry 4.0, bringing together computer science, engineering, mathematics, and construction technology. The School has one of the UK's largest computer science departments and it houses leading UK research centres in transportation and sustainable construction.

To learn more about our School, watch this short video.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for Lecturers or tutors to provide teaching activities over a period of 4 months to support our students joining in Trimester 2 in various modules (depending on experience).

This post may be particularly suitable for early career or established academics who are looking for flexible lecturing opportunities.  

You will be mentored and guided by Edinburgh Napier staff in the delivery of modules, using materials provided.  You will monitor the performance of the students, working with our Academic Skills colleagues and other University services to support their progress. You will also undertake the assessment of these students, again using assessment instruments provided, and under the guidance of experienced staff.  You will work collegiately to help deliver an excellent learning and teaching experience for our students. 

We’re looking for you to have excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, engage and inspire others. You will have the opportunity to work closely with module and programme teams and team leaders.

Who We Are Looking For

  • Applicants should be qualified to at least Masters level in a relevant subject (for example Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering, Construction Management) with interest and experience in one or more of the following areas click here for a list of relevant areas. Applicants with relevant industrial skills, practitioner experience and certification may also be considered.
  • Experience of delivering high quality teaching/learning.
  • Commitment to face-to-face teaching on-campus.
  • Ability to communicate accurately and fluently at a high level of English proficiency.
  • Ability to respond sensitively to students with different needs and backgrounds.

For PhD holders, click here and MSc holders, click here for respective role profiles.

Additional Important Information

  • We will screen and interview candidates on an ongoing basis. You may be invited to interview whilst the vacancy is still live.
  • Successful candidates may progress to offer before the closing date and the vacancy may close earlier than the advertised closing date if all vacancies are filled. If interested, we would recommend applying for the role as soon as possible.
  • The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are unable to sponsor any candidate for this role.
  • If planning to take up this role alongside your current employment, we are required to reach out to your current employer as per our pre-employment checking process which are essential to you joining us. This only involves confirming your employment dates and no formal references.
  • All candidates must be able to demonstrate ability to work at our Merchiston Campus in Edinburgh.
  • All candidates will be subject to Edinburgh Napier University's terms and conditions of employment.


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