Senior Teaching Fellow and Director of Teaching, Liberal Arts

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£50,618 - £56,950 per annum
15 May 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Bristol, UK

As Senior Teaching Fellow and Director of Teaching (Liberal Arts) you will be responsible for the continuing strategic development and day-to-day operation of the Liberal Arts programmes (BA and MLibArts) within the Faculty of Arts. You will act as Programme Director for these programmes, and ensure that performance and operational plans for Liberal Arts teaching are developed and achieved. You will be expected to provide academic support and guidance to students of Liberal Arts, and to contribute to the teaching of core units of the programme, at all levels. You will be expected to provide leadership in promoting innovative and effective practices of interdisciplinary teaching and assessment, and to take a lead in contributing to relevant University and Faculty educational initiatives such as Bristol Futures and Arts2020. You will undertake independent scholarship related to pedagogy and/or a field relevant to Liberal Arts. You will also play a key role in supporting the marketing of the Liberal Arts programme to meet student number targets. As part of your role you will be responsible for developing a strong cohort identity for Liberal Arts, thereby ensuring an excellent student experience.

The appointment start date is 1 September 2018.
Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr Vanda Zajko +44(0)117 928 9851
Ms Rosanne Jacks, +44 (0)117 331 7982

Further information and timescale of appointment:
Short-listed candidates will be notified on or about Friday 15 June 2018 and invited to interview. Anticipated interview date: Friday 29 June 2018.
Please note: short-listed candidates will be asked to prepare a unit proposal for the core interdisciplinary Liberal Arts unit Liberal Arts and Society. More information on our units can be found in the Programme Catalogue. Unit proposal to be sent as soon as possible after notification, but no later than Friday 22 June 2018, to

Closing date for applications is midnight Tuesday 12 June 2018 

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.