Job offer available in Scotland Lecturer in Learning & Teaching Enhancement at Edinburgh Napier University

We are seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join our Department of Learning & Teaching Enhancement (DLTE) at Edinburgh Napier University.

With over 19,500 students and 1500 staff, Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our ‘applied’ focus that sets us apart. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation, delivering an excellent personalised student experience, internationalising our work, and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement has a strong record of research and innovation in staff development, partnerships with students in teaching and quality and applications of new technologies to pedagogy and will continue to invest in these areas as well as supporting broader pedagogical scholarship.

The role

In this role, you will play an important role in supporting the development and delivery of excellent teaching and learning across the University and contribute to raising the profile of and contributing to pedagogical research across the University. You will have a key role in progressing the University’s ambitions as they concern Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy and will teach on both of our Masters programmes, evidencing your commitment to student-centred learning underpinned by academic scholarship and professional practice.

You will have the opportunity to engage in research projects, leading to the production of high-quality research outputs/outcomes. You will have the opportunity to develop networks outside of the University which will inform and support your role in advancing academic practice.

You will also contribute to the University’s objective of growing our academic reputation for research-informed student learning. You must be ambitious and enthusiastic about cross-disciplinary working and be committed to working collaboratively across the University.

Who we are looking for

Essential requirements:

  • A doctoral level qualification or its equivalent 
  • Recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academic (preferably SFHEA)
  • Evidence of leading pedagogical innovation 
  • Evidence of change management skills 
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of experience in pedagogy to develop quality teaching/ learning 
  • Demonstrable evidence of a high standard of communication, facilitation and academic leadership skills
  • An established record of accomplishment in a research area closely related 
  • Experience of teaching and developing programme content in that area, and of delivering excellent teaching in an engaging way 

For a detailed list of the requirements, you can read the full role profile here.

Benefits we offer

Salary: £39,609 – £48,677 per annum (Grade 6)

Further Information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional information

  • Application Closing Date: Sunday 30 June 2019 (Midnight BST) 
  • Interviews: Thursday 25 July 2019

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.

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