Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

  • Full Time
  • Overseas
  • Glasgow
  • Salary: £0 - £0


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Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) to cont... Role: Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track), Category: Education

Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track): University of Glasgow

Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track) to contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and the postgraduate Health Professionals Education programme and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing.

We welcome applications from individuals who hold a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in a related discipline and/or teaching experience.

The Undergraduate Medical School sits in the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing and is renowned for pioneering teaching methods and superb facilities for undergraduate and postgraduate study. The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing is part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences.

Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing.

This post reports to the Head of Undergraduate Medical School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Deliver a range of teaching, supervision, and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the School, particularly the early phases of the MBChB programme and the postgraduate taught programme in Health Professions Education.

2. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements and criteria and timely and constructive feedback on assessment.

3. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.

4. Make effective use of learning technologies to support and enhance course delivery, course organisation, feedback, and assessment. This may involve blended and/or online provision.

5. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning in a range of face to face and potentially online delivery formats such as tutorials, lectures, problem-based learning, that promotes student participation and learning outcome attainment.

6. Engage in scholarship by undertaking methodologically rigorous, educationally relevant, enquiries into student learning and disseminate evidence to enhance your own, and potentially others’, teaching practices. Attend and participate in appropriate seminars and conferences to support research-led teaching, scholarship and/or professional practice in biomedicine / health professions education.

7. Develop effective working relationships with students and, in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.

8. Develop relationships with external stakeholders in support of knowledge exchange, public understanding, and appropriate forms of outreach such as widening access.

9. Participate in local, and potentially overseas, activities associated with student recruitment (e.g. open days), orientation and induction and other School and University initiatives such as support for student transitions, employability, and student mobility as appropriate.

10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.

11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential

A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in a related discipline and/or teaching experience.

Desirable

B1 Additional educational credentials such as FHEA, etc.

Skills

Essential

C1 Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in the specialist subject/discipline and of teaching methods and techniques to work within biomedicine/health professions education.

C2 Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.

C3 Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University/sector/external (e.g. commercial) awareness.

C4 Up-to-date knowledge and specialist understanding in the field with an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning and to provide pastoral care to students within biomedicine / health professions education.

C5 Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline, through open data, open code, open educational resources, and practices that support replication.

C6 Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.

Experience

Essential

E1 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.

Desirable

F1 Experience of delivery of education-focused taught higher degrees.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7, £39,347 – £44,263 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The University of Glasgow has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. If you require a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK, you will be required to meet the eligibility requirements of the visa route to be assigned a Certificate of Sponsorship.

Please note that this post may be eligible to be sponsored under the Skilled Worker visa route if tradeable points can be used under the Skilled Worker visa rules. For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career. Information on the programme can be found on our website at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension – pensions handbook https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

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