Enhancement Consultant

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (GB)
£47,801- £55,389 per annum
29 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Enhancement Consultants

Academic Development Unit

Grade 9 £47,801- £55,389 per annum

The University of Gloucestershire is seeking to appoint four members of academic staff who are passionate about their academic subject and about teaching, learning and assessment in higher education.  These are full-time permanent posts based within the appropriate academic subject community and School but for an initial three year period these posts will involve a 0.5 role as an enhancement consultant for the University’s Academic Development Unit.

We welcome applications from experienced academics with expertise in one of the subject areas within the University’s academic portfolio http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/pages/study-with-us.aspx . In addition applicants will have particular expertise and a successful track record in relation to teaching, learning and assessment. Applicants will identify the particular contribution they could bring to the role of an enhancement consultant within the Academic Development Unit (ADU) in one of the enhancement priority areas listed below

  • Assessment strategy and practice
  • Technology-enhanced learning
  • Employability and curriculum design

Those appointed will each make a substantial contribution to their academic subject community through teaching, research, professional practice and / or knowledge-exchange. For an initial three year period, as enhancement consultants, they will also make a significant contribution to the achievement of the university’s enhancement priorities by working with colleagues across the university. Enhancement consultants will be expected to lead and join University wide projects and programmes of work in the implementation of the Academic Strategy.  The post holders will be required to have topic expertise, as well as significant practitioner expertise as a teacher, course developer and academic leader. 

For further information please contact: Dr Amanda Pill, Director of Quality Enhancement – The Academic Development Unit, telephone 01242 714170 or apill@glos.ac.uk

Please quote reference number: A971
Email: hradmin@glos.ac.uk
Telephone number: 01242 714111
Closing date: Thursday 27th October 2016
Interview date: Week commencing 21 November

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