Job offer in england ICE Teaching Officer-STEM (Part Time, 2 year Fixed-Term) at University of Cambridge



(0.5 FTE, 2 years Fixed-term)

We wish to appoint an Institute Teaching Officer (ITO) for STEM with a particular focus on Technology and Engineering, offered on a 0.5FTE (half-time), 2 year fixed term contract basis.  The successful candidate will develop, lead and teach part-time programmes at all levels, from open access short courses to award-bearing undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supporting and maintaining the University’s international reputation for excellence in teaching.

Our aim is to engage with adult learners who wish to develop fundamental knowledge and skills in relevant technology and engineering-related disciplines as part of their first entry into higher education or to augment their existing professional expertise in other fields e.g. for line managers who wish to acquire contemporary technology-related skills or for mid-career graduate professionals (STEM and non-STEM) to extend their breadth of competencies and accelerate their career trajectory. The role-holder will help to establish ICE as a leading provider of accessible and affordable education in traditional and developing areas of Engineering, Technology and related disciplines. Contribution to teaching within the Institute includes course development and innovation, lecturing, assessment, quality assurance, identifying and fostering new audiences, and developing and directing a pool of expert tutors to ensure that ICE’s courses are educationally excellent, workplace relevant and span this broad and continually developing area.

A core component of the post holder’s role will be leading on the development and delivery of the Institute’s new Advanced Diploma in Research Theory and Practice in English – Business Management/Engineering (International Pre-Master’s). This flagship course enables students to engage with the fundamentals of research in current and emerging themes around Engineering: Managing technology and Innovation; The Aging Workforce and Productivity; Environmental, Social and Governance Issues; and Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality.

The successful candidate will be educated to higher degree level, preferably with a PhD in a relevant field. The candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of developing teaching material for courses, introducing innovative approaches to online and face-to-face teaching and developing and shaping course structure(s).  Although not essential, they may have a relevant teaching qualification and/or be a Fellow of the HEA. The candidate will be able to evidence engagement with the latest scholarship in their specialist subject area in order to inform the development of academically rigorous teaching. Their teaching style will be evidence-based, learner focused and highly engaging. They will have a clear interest in working with motivated mature students drawn from a broad range of backgrounds.

Informal enquiries can be made to the Assistant Director of Academic Centres, Dr Tom Monie (Thomas.Monie@ice.cam.ac.uk). Questions about the application process may be directed to: ICEHRAdministration@admin.cam.ac.uk. 

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/20002/. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 February 2019.  Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 25 February 2019. 

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