MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY

University Tutor / Senior University Tutor - School of Business

Location
Maynooth (IE)
Posted
11 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
10 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

 

 

 
 

Maynooth University
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School of Business
University Tutor / Senior University Tutor (Permanent)

We are a young community of research led, and practice engaged, educators. We have 22 full time faculty, from 11 different nationalities, with expertise in Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Organisation Behaviour, HRM, and Supply Chain Management. Our School of Business was founded in 2007. We have experience considerable growth in the last three years. In terms of business students we have grown by 42%, our full time faculty has grown by 140%, our research has increased significantly in terms of quality of outlets, volume, and breadth of domain coverage. Demand for our programs is growing year on year. For example, in 2017 first preference CAO applications for our business programs grew 29% in a year when first preferences for business nationally was largely static.

In line with our student growth and research strategies, we are recruiting an additional 8 new full time faculty at the School of Business of which the University Tutor is one. We wish to recruit a University Tutor that can support teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including teaching modules, supporting tutorials, and liaising with industry partners to work with our students on projects, as part of our industry speaker series, and guest lecturing amongst other interactions.

The Role

The University Tutor plays an important role in the delivery of many of the University’s academic programmes and is appointed for the primary purpose of contributing to teaching within a clear and established teaching programme by providing tuition and/or demonstrations to groups of, usually undergraduate students, in specific aspects of the programme. The University Tutor will support teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including teaching modules, supporting and delivering tutorials, and liaising with industry partners to work with our students on projects and supervising their work, as part of our industry speaker series, and guest lecturing amongst other interactions.

Main duties and responsibilities

The University Tutor will be required to undertake to the satisfaction of the designated Head of School, such duties as may be specified by the University within the number of hours of contracted work. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To teach students, including seminars, tutorials, lectures and to provide industry project research supervision as required across multiple subjects within the school of business
  • To work as part of a team of tutors (including supervision of team of tutors where applicable) and lecturers as well as independently
  • To develop and maintain relationships with business, non-profit, and governmental organisations for the purpose of a speakers series, student-organisation projects, and guest lectures on their own modules and for the lecturing team
  • To teach, provide tutorial and assessment support, and relationship development with business, non-profit and governmental organisations, across multiple subjects within the School of Business.
  • To carry out all necessary preparation on topics in order to be able to guide discussion, impart knowledge and answer queries arising from students, set exercises or learning materials
  • To supervise, assist and give guidance to students, where required
  • To coordinate modules and liaise with students, faculty and staff about any issues related to modules
  • To contribute to marking, under supervision, of coursework, written examination and other forms of assessment
  • To monitor student progress and provide feedback to students, highlighting to the Course Organiser any concerns about student performance
  • To attend meetings and participate with other staff in the development of alternative teaching and learning strategies, including the design and delivery of modules or designated teaching within the subject area
  • To maintain his/her area of expertise and exercise a high standard of teaching.
  • To ensure appropriate course/programme administration and handling of data is carried out in a timely manner.

The duties and responsibilities outlined have been listed as general and standard requirements. Additions or amendments may therefore be made to reflect the specific requirements of the School.

For further details including full comprehensive job description, please see the Maynooth University vacancies page at https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacancies