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Teaching Fellow / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor, Academic

Job Details

Salary

Teaching Fellow £35,000 - £45,000

Assistant Professor £45,000 – £55,000

Associate Professor £55,000 – £65,000

inclusive of London Weighting - dependent on experience 

Hours of Work

35 Nominal Weekly hours. We actively encourage agile/flexible working in line with the delivery requirements of each of our roles. As this is a teaching role, this role will be largely based on Campus.

Contract

Permanent

Responsible to

Associate Dean of Academic Engagement and Partnership

Primary Place of Work

Canada Water, London

Ideal Start Date

This role is an immediate requirement and we would be looking for individuals who can start work as soon as reasonably practicable, and no later than August 2024. We do encourage early applications and will review these as they come in.

About Us

Welcome to the future of design and engineering education—a place where creativity and innovation reach unprecedented heights, and the boundaries of what's possible are continually pushed to new frontiers. Our institute is not just a hub of learning; it's a beacon of inspiration, a catalyst for change, and a shining example of what happens when passion meets purpose.

Picture a vibrant campus buzzing with activity, where students from every corner of the globe come to unleash their creative potential and tackle the world's most pressing challenges. Here, diversity isn't just celebrated; it's the secret sauce that fuels our collective genius, sparking innovative ideas and igniting transformative collaborations.

As we look ahead, we see a community of fearless visionaries, daring to dream big and daring to make those dreams a reality. Our students are not just learners; they're architects of the future, equipped with the skills, knowledge, and mindset to shape a world that's more sustainable, more equitable, and more beautiful than ever before.

Collaboration is woven into the very fabric of TEDI-London, with interdisciplinary teams working hand in hand to solve complex problems and pioneer groundbreaking solutions. Our community comes together to create something truly extraordinary—a future where innovation knows no bounds and creativity knows no limits.

Integrity is the cornerstone of all we do. In a world that's constantly changing, one thing is still constant: our commitment to doing what's right, even when it's not easy. With honesty, transparency, and a steadfast dedication to ethical conduct, we continue to earn the trust and respect of all who walk through our doors.

This is our vision for the future of our design and engineering institute—a place where creativity, innovation, collaboration, and integrity converge to create a brighter, better tomorrow for all. And together, we're ready to turn that vision into reality, one bold idea at a time.

Our Staff

Our extraordinary team are a delightful blend of diverse talents, bound together by a shared love for innovation and collaboration. They are our innovative problem-solvers, our purpose-driven visionaries, our playful pioneers of possibility. They are our teammates, and we couldn't be more grateful to have them by our side as we journey towards a brighter tomorrow.

Our Vision

To empower global connectivity and unity through engineering education. Where education is borderless, agile, evolving, and empowers individuals and communities to lead the charge in shaping a profoundly equitable and sustainable world.

Our Mission

To redefine the purpose of higher education in the 21st century. From classrooms to communities, we forge boundary-breaking innovators creating a dynamic ecosystem that transcends traditional silos, blurs the lines between academia and industry, and empowers individuals to drive innovation and social progress on a global scale.

Our Culture

Our culture is a high-energy playground where fearless innovation thrives in every corner. We're constantly pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo, and embracing change with open arms.

We Fail Fast, We Learn Faster.

Collaboration fuels our fire. We leave our egos at the door. We move fast, adapt quickly, and thrive in an environment where ideas flow freely, and teamwork is paramount. Our mindset is resilience and perseverance in the face of adversity, setbacks, and challenges.

We're not just passengers on this journey; we're drivers of our own destiny. Empowerment is the fuel that propels us forward, giving us the freedom to take risks, make decisions, and drive impact.

Diversity isn't just a buzzword here; it's our secret weapon. We harness the power of different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences to propel us forward with unstoppable momentum.

Integrity is our North Star, guiding us through the ever-changing landscape with unwavering resolve. We stand firm in our principles, leading with radical transparency, honesty, and a commitment to doing what's right, no matter the cost.

Our Values

Courage propels our ambition, inspiration ignites our spirit, inclusion fuels our innovation, and collaboration powers our progress. Integrity is the cornerstone of all we do. This is not just how we work; it's who we are.

The roles

This is an exciting opportunity for passionate engineering design educators who relish the opportunity to join our learning and teaching function as an academic in delivering an innovative, relevant and inclusive curriculum. We are expanding our portfolio and mode of delivery and encourage applications from educators with experience in distance and hybrid teaching and learning pedagogies. In particular, we are looking for individuals who are qualified in the following subjects: 

Civil Engineering Educator:

Passionate individuals with expertise in structural, geotechnical, or transportation engineering. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a related field and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Educator:

Motivated individuals with expertise in mechatronics, robotics, or intelligent systems.  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Electronic, Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering, or a closely related discipline and have a proven track record of teaching contributions.

Leadership and Management (in an engineering context) Educator:

We are seeking an inspiring Educator with a background in engineering who can contribute to a breadth of engineering management and leadership topics including (but not limited to): project management, technological innovation and entrepreneurship. Ideal candidates will hold a PhD in an engineering related discipline and have experience of working with industry

Key responsibilities:

About you

  • Passionate about what you do.
  • Dedicated to best practice.
  • Kind, thoughtful and highly communicative.
  • A team player able to support a small and developing team.

Essential - Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • Ph.D. or extensive industrial experience.
  • Passion for engineering education and innovative curriculum development.
  • Successful teaching experience, including online methods.
  • Ability to teach diverse student cohorts.
  • Experience in project-based learning and knowledge of sustainable development goals.
  • Demonstrable competency in providing student support – both academic and pastoral.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and influencing ability.
  • A willingness to be hands-on and involved in activities that may not be within the role on a day-to-day basis – essential in a start-up environment. 
  • Collaborative and team-oriented approach across disciplines.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body and/or impactful role within an external/ industrial organisation related to engineering. 
  • Fellowship of the HEA or equivalent teaching qualification, or willingness to pursue.

Desirable

  • Experience with engineering modelling and simulation software.
  • Facilitation and team development expertise in higher education.
  • Teaching Qualification.
  • Contribution to programme validation, accreditation, and quality assurance.

Please note the successful post holder will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check for this role.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking 'Apply' where you will be guided to send your CV and a supporting statement explaining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification.

Please be advised that applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the advert will close on Sunday 23rd of June 20244. The application process will consist of the following stages:

  1. Submission of a video as part of your application.
  2. If successful in the initial stage, a 15-minute discussion will be scheduled with a member of the teaching team to consider your motivation for the role.
  3. Selected candidates will be invited for an on-campus interview.

On-campus interviews are expected to take place late June 2024. 

Company

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Location
CANADA WATER
LONDON
SE16
GB

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