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Free open Job in Wales Senior Lecturer in Law at Cardiff Metropolitan University

Grade: 8 A/B
Salary: £45,892 – £53,174 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Tenure: Permanent

Role Summary:

This is a key post that will contribute to the ambitions of the University’s Strategic Plan 2017/18 – 2022/23. Cardiff School of Management’s Department of Business Studies is introducing an innovative Qualifying law degree (LLB) in 2020 and is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Law. Applications are welcome from outstanding candidates with teaching and research interests in any of the foundational subjects, however, candidates must be able to lead pedagogical thinking and deliver inspiring teaching.

The successful candidate will also be the Programme Director for our new LLB (Hons) and this position will require the appointee to oversee the programme as well as develop and deliver individual modules.

Significant experience of teaching LLB students would be particularly welcomed, as would experience of teaching international cohorts. In addition, the team contributes modules to a range of programmes in the School from undergraduate through to Masters level and has a range of PhD students.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervise postgraduate research students

Teaching and learning support

  • Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels.
  • Review on a regular basis course content and materials, updating when required.
  • Develop and apply appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.
  • Ensure that course design and delivery comply with the quality standards and regulations of the university and department.

Research and scholarship

  • Develop research objectives and prepare research proposals.
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies.
  • Carry out independent research and where possible act as principal investigator project leader.
  • Referee and contribute to peer assessment.
  • Make presentations or exhibitions at national or international conferences and other similar events.

Communication

  • Disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audience.

Liaison and networking

  • Lead and develop internal networks for example by chairing and participating in School and Institutional committee.
  • Lead and develop external networks for example with external examiners and assessors.
  • Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers, and professional bodies to foster collaboration.

Managing people

  • Provide academic leadership to those working within programme areas, as course leader or equivalent, by for example co-ordinating the work of others to ensure that courses are delivered effectively or organising the work of a team by agreeing objectives and work plans with reference to the Academic Handbook.
  • Contributing to the development of teams and individuals.
  • Act as a personal mentor to peers and colleagues.

Teamwork

  • Lead teams within areas of responsibility.
  • Help to ensure that teams within the department work together.
  • Participate to help resolve conflicts within and between teams.

Pastoral care

  • Responsible for dealing with referred issues for students within own educational programmes.
  • Provide first line support for colleagues, referring them to sources of further help if required.

Initiative, problem-solving and decision-making

  • Resolve problems affecting the delivery of courses within own educational programme and in accordance with regulations.
  • Make decisions regarding the operational aspects of own educational programme.
  • Contribute to decisions which have an impact on other related programmes.
  • Provide advice on issues such as ensuring the adequate balance of student population, appointment and student and other performance matters.
  • Spotting opportunities for strategic development of new courses or appropriate areas of activity and contributing to the development of such ideas.

Planning and managing resources

  • Responsible for the delivery of own educational programmes.
  • Contribute through the teams within which you are a member of to the overall management of the department in areas such as budget management and business planning.
  • Be involved through various routes in departmental level strategic planning and contribute to the Institution’s strategic planning processes.
  • Plan and deliver research, consultancy or similar programmes within the constraints of resources available.
  • Contribute to the management of quality, audit and other external assessments.

Sensory, physical and emotional demands.

  • Balance the pressures of teaching, research and administrative demands and competing deadlines.

Work environment

  • Depending on area of work (e.g. laboratories, workshops, and studios) may be expected to take responsibility for conducting risk assessments and reducing hazards.

Expertise

  • Required to be an externally recognised authority in the subject area.
  • In-depth understanding of own specialism to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding both within the field,or through application.

Education and Qualifications (Essential)       

Doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline

Professional qualification in law

Ability to achieve Fellow Status as part of the Higher Education Academy’s Professional Recognition scheme, within agreed timescales (as soon as is practicably possible and definitely within three years of commencement of employment).

Membership of a relevant professional body.

Education and Qualifications (Desirable)

Fellow Status as part of the Higher Education Academy’s Professional Recognition scheme.

Knowledge (Essential)

An in-depth knowledge of specialist subject and professional area.

An in-depth understanding of pedagogy

An in-depth understanding of research/enterprise and scholarly activity

Knowledge (Desirable)

National /international recognition in specialist subject and professional area

Skills and Abilities Relating to Role (Essential)

Ability to design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at various levels.

Ability to review programme design on a regular basis to ensure compliance with quality standards and academic regulations and to make alterations where appropriate.

Ability to contribute to the achievement of the School Development Plan and the institutions strategic planning processes.

Ability to develop research objectives, prepare proposals, carry out independent research, referee and contribute to peer assessment.

Ability to identify opportunities for strategic development/improvement e.g. research projects, new courses and consultancy.

Ability to identify (through the analysis of appropriate management information) areas requiring improved performance e.g. student numbers, student satisfaction.

Ability to take responsibility for a number of key areas such as Chairing and participating in School and Institutional committees, leading projects.

Ability to communicate and disseminate complex and conceptual ideas in a variety of ways – presentations or exhibitions at national or international conferences, reports on findings, journal articles etc. to a wide variety of audiences.

Ability to lead and contribute to the development of teams to ensure effective and productive working relationships.

Ability to lead/develop/work collaboratively with a number of internal and external networks, e.g. professional associations, external examiners.

Ability to plan workloads and projects and manage resources effectively.

Skills and Abilities Relating to Role (Desirable)

Ability to supervise candidates for research degrees

Experience Paid/Unpaid (Essential)

Successful experience of HE teaching or equivalent and demonstrated competence to teach principles of legal professional conduct on related programmes.

Experience of providing academic leadership and first line support/mentoring for other colleagues.

Experience of engaging in pedagogic and practitioner research and related evidence of securing research funding.

Experience of contributing to the development of academic strategies for example, research and enterprise, teaching and learning.

Experience of managing performance through the setting, monitoring and review of objectives.

Other Requirements (Essential)

Ability to risk assess and implement policy / strategy in relation to Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety, Quality Standards.

Other Requirements (Desirable)

Awareness of internationalisation and its implementation both within the curriculum and classroom

Evidence of innovation in the classroom

Closing Date: Sunday 02 June 2019

For further information about this role and to apply please visit: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

DISGRIFIAD O’R SWYDD

Teitl y Swydd: Uwch Ddarlithydd yn y Gyfraith
Lleoliad: Ysgol Reoli Caerdydd
Gradd: 8 A/B
Cyflog: £45,892 – £53,174 y flwyddyn
Oriau: 37 yr wythnos
Cyfnod y swydd: Parhaol

Crynodeb o’r Rôl:

Swydd allweddol yw hon a fydd yn cyfrannu at uchelgeisiau Cynllun Strategol 2017/18 – 2022/23 y Brifysgol.

Mae Adran Astudiaethau Busnes Ysgol Reoli Caerdydd yn cyflwyno gradd arloesol Gymhwyso yn y gyfraith (LLB) yn 2020 ac yn dymuno penodi Uwch Ddarlithydd yn y Gyfraith. Croesewir ceisiadau oddi wrth ymgeiswyr eithriadol sydd â diddordebau addysgu ac ymchwil mewn unrhyw rai o’r pynciau sylfaenol, ond mae’n rhaid i ymgeiswyr allu arwain meddwl pedagogaidd ac addysgu mewn modd sy’n ysbrydoli.

Yr ymgeisydd llwyddiannus fydd Cyfarwyddwr Rhaglen ein LLB (Anrh) newydd hefyd, ac ar gyfer y swydd hon bydd angen i’r sawl a benodir oruchwylio’r rhaglen yn ogystal â datblygu a chyflenwi modiwlau unigol.

Byddai profiad sylweddol o addysgu myfyrwyr LLB yn cael ei groesawu’n arbennig, fel y byddai profiad o addysgu carfannau rhyngwladol. Yn ogystal, mae’r tîm yn cyfrannu modiwlau at ystod o raglenni yn yr Ysgol o lefel israddedig i lefel gradd Meistr ac mae ganddi amrediad o fyfyrwyr PhD.

Prif Ddyletswyddau a Chyfrifoldebau:

Goruchwylio myfyrwyr ymchwil ôl-raddedig

Cymorth addysgu a dysgu

  • Dylunio, datblygu a chyflwyno ystod o raglenni astudio (weithiau ar gyfer cyrsiau newydd sbon) ar lefelau amrywiol.
  • Adolygu cynnwys a deunyddiau cyrsiau’n rheolaidd, gan eu diweddaru yn ôl yr angen.
  • Datblygu a chymhwyso technegau a deunydd addysgu priodol sy’n creu diddordeb, dealltwriaeth a brwdfrydedd ymhlith myfyrwyr.
  • Sicrhau bod dyluniad a chyflwyniad cyrsiau yn cydymffurfio â safonau ansawdd a rheoliadau’r brifysgol a’r adran.

Ymchwil ac ysgolheictod

  • Datblygu amcanion ymchwil a pharatoi cynigion ymchwil.
  • Cyfrannu at ddatblygiad strategaethau ymchwil.
  • Cynnal ymchwil annibynnol a lle bo modd gweithredu’n arweinydd prosiect y prif ymchwilydd.
  • Dyfarnu a chyfrannu at asesiadau cymheiriaid.
  • Gwneud cyflwyniadau neu arddangosfeydd mewn cynadleddau cenedlaethol neu ryngwladol a digwyddiadau tebyg eraill.

Cyfathrebu

  • Cyfathrebu syniadau cymhleth a chysyniadol i amrywiaeth eang o gynulleidfaoedd.

Cydgysylltu a rhwydweithio

  • Arwain a datblygu rhwydweithiau mewnol er enghraifft drwy gadeirio a chyfranogi mewn pwyllgorau’r Ysgol a’r Sefydliad.
  • Arwain a datblygu rhwydweithiau allanol er enghraifft ag arholwyr ac aseswyr allanol.
  • Datblygu perthnasoedd â chysylltiadau allanol fel cyrff addysgol eraill, cyflogwyr, a chyrff proffesiynol er mwyn meithrin cydweithredu.

Rheoli pobl

  • Darparu arweinyddiaeth academaidd i’r sawl sy’n gweithio o fewn meysydd rhaglenni, fel arweinydd cwrs neu swyddogaeth gyfatebol, er enghraifft drwy gydlynu gwaith pobl eraill i sicrhau bod cyrsiau’n cael eu cyflwyno’n effeithiol neu drefnu gwaith tîm drwy gytuno ar amcanion a chynlluniau gwaith gan gyfeirio at y Llawlyfr Academaidd.
  • Cyfrannu at ddatblygu timau ac unigolion.
  • Bod yn fentor personol i’ch cymheiriaid a’ch cydweithwyr.

Gwaith tîm

  • Arwain timau o fewn eich meysydd cyfrifoldeb.
  • Helpu i sicrhau bod timau o fewn yr adran yn gweithio gyda’i gilydd.
  • Cymryd rhan i helpu i ddatrys anghydfodau o fewn timau a rhyngddynt.

Gofal bugeiliol

  • Bod yn gyfrifol am ymdrin â materion a gyfeirir atoch ar gyfer myfyrwyr o ferwn eich rhaglenni addysgol eich hun.
  • Cynnig cymorth rheng flaen i’ch cydweithwyr, gan eu cyfeirio at ffynonellau cymorth pellach os oes angen.

Blaengaredd, datrys problemau a gwneud penderfyniadau

  • Datrys problemau sy’n effeithio ar ddarpariaeth cyrsiau o fewn eich rhaglen addysgol eich hun ac yn unol â’r rheoliadau.
  • Gwneud penderfyniadau am agweddau gweithredol eich rhaglen addysgol eich hun.
  • Cyfrannu at benderfyniadau sy’n effeithio ar raglenni cysylltiedig eraill.
  • Rhoi cyngor ar faterion fel sicrhau bod cydbwysedd digonol yn y boblogaeth myfyrwyr, penodiadau a materion perfformiad eraill.
  • Sylwi ar gyfleoedd am ddatblygiad strategol cyrsiau newydd neu feysydd weithgarwch priodol a chyfrannu at ddatblygu syniadau o’r fath.

Cynllunio a rheoli adnoddau

  • Bod yn gyfrifol am ddarparu eich rhaglenni addysgol eich hun.
  • Cyfrannu drwy’r timau rydych yn aelod ohonynt at reolaeth gyffredinol yr adran mewn meysydd fel rheoli’r gyllideb a chynllunio busnes.
  • Cymryd rhan drwy wahanol lwybrau mewn cynllunio strategol ar lefel adrannol a chyfrannu at brosesau cynllunio strategol y Sefydliad.
  • Cynllunio a chyflwyno rhaglenni ymchwil, ymgynghoriaeth neu raglenni tebyg o fewn cyfyngiadau’r adnoddau sydd ar gael.
  • Cyfrannu at reoli asesiadau ansawdd, archwilio ac asesiadau allanol eraill.

Galwadau synhwyraidd, corfforol ac emosiynol

  • Cydbwyso pwysau addysgu, ymchwil a galwadau gweinyddol a dyddiadau terfyn cydamserol.

Yr amgylchedd gwaith

  • Yn dibynnu ar y maes gwaith (e.e. labordai, gweithdai, stiwdios) gall fod disgwyl i chi fod yn gyfrifol am gynnal asesiadau risg a lleihau peryglon.

Arbenigedd

  • Mae’n ofynnol bod yn awdurdod a gydnabyddir yn allanol yn eich maes pwnc.
  • Gwybodaeth drylwyr o’ch maes arbenigol eich hun er mwyn galluogi datblygu gwybodaeth a dealltwriaeth newydd naill ai o fewn y maes, neu drwy ei chymhwyso.

Addysg a Chymwysterau (Hanfodol)

Cymhwyster doethuriaeth mewn disgyblaeth berthnasol

Cymhwyster proffesiynol yn y gyfraith.

Gallu i gyflawni Statws Cymrodor fel rhan gynllun Cydnabyddiaeth Broffesiynol yr Academi Addysg Uwch, o fewn cyfnod a gytunir (cyn gynted ag sy’n ymarferol bosibl ac yn bendant o fewn tair blynedd ar ôl dechrau’r gyflogaeth).

Aelodaeth corff proffesiynol perthnasol.

Addysg a Chymwysterau (Dymunol)

Statws Cymrodor fel rhan o gynllun Cydnabyddiaeth Broffesiynol yr Academi Addysg Uwch.

Gwybodaeth (Hanfodol)

Gwybodaeth drylwyr o’r pwnc arbenigol a’r maes proffesiynol.

Dealltwriaeth gadarn o addysgeg

Dealltwriaeth gadarn o weithgarwch ymchwil/blaengaredd ac ysgolheictod

Gwybodaeth (Ddymunol)

Cydnabyddiaeth genedlaethol/ryngwladol yn eich pwnc arbenigol a’r maes proffesiynol

Sgiliau a Galluoedd mewn Perthynas â’r Rôl (Hanfodol)

Gallu i ddylunio, datblygu a chyflwyno ystod o raglenni ar lefelau amrywiol.

Gallu i adolygu dyluniad rhaglenni yn rheolaidd i sicrhau eu bod yn cydymffurfio â safonau ansawdd a rheoliadau academaidd a’u haddasu lle bo’n briodol.

Gallu i gyfrannu at gyflawni Cynllun Datblygu’r Ysgol a phrosesau cynllunio strategol y sefydliad.

Gallu i ddatblygu amcanion ymchwil, paratoi cynigion, cynnal ymchwil annibynnol, canoli a chyfrannu at asesu cymheiriaid.

Gallu i nodi cyfleoedd am ddatblygiad/ gwelliant strategol e.e. prosiectau ymchwil, cyrsiau newydd ac ymgynghoriaeth.

Gallu i nodi (drwy ddadansoddi gwybodaeth reoli briodol) meysydd lle mae angen gwella perfformiad, e.e. niferoedd myfyrwyr, boddhad myfyrwyr.

Gallu i gymryd cyfrifoldeb dros nifer o feysydd allweddol fel Cadeirio a chyfranogi mewn pwyllgorau’r Ysgol a’r Sefydliad, arwain prosiectau.

Gallu i gyfathrebu a lledaenu syniadau cymhleth a chysyniadol mewn amrywiaeth o ddulliau – cyflwyniadau mewn cynadleddau, adroddiadau ar y canfyddiadau, erthyglau cylchgrawn ac ati i amrywiaeth eang o gynulleidfaoedd.

Gallu i arwain a chyfrannu at ddatblygu timau i sicrhau cysylltiadau gweithio effeithiol a chynhyrchiol.

Gallu i arwain/datblygu/gweithio’n gydweithredol â nifer o rwydweithiau mewnol ac allanol e.e. cymdeithasau proffesiynol, arholwyr allanol.

Gallu i gynllunio beichiau gwaith a phrosiectau a rheoli adnoddau’n effeithiol.

Sgiliau a Galluoedd mewn Perthynas â’r Rôl (Dymunol)

Gallu i oruchwylio ymgeiswyr am raddau ymchwil

Profiad am Dâl/yn Ddi-dâl (Hanfodol)

Profiad llwyddiannus o addysgu mewn addysg uwch neu gyd-destun cyfatebol a chymhwysedd profedig i addysgu egwyddorion ymddygiad proffesiynol byd y gyfraith ar raglenni cysylltiedig.

Profiad o ddarparu arweinyddiaeth academaidd a chymorth/mentora rheng flaen i gydweithwyr eraill.

Profiad o ymgymryd ag ymchwil pedagogaidd ac ymchwil fel ymarferwr a thystiolaeth gysylltiedig o sicrhau cyllid ymchwil.

Profiad o gyfrannu at ddatblygiad strategaethau academaidd, er enghraifft, ymchwil a menter, addysgu a dysgu.

Profiad o reoli perfformiad drwy bennu, monitro ac adolygu amcanion.

Gofynion Eraill (Hanfodol)

Gallu i ddangos ymrwymiad i Gydraddoldeb ac Amrywiaeth, Iechyd a Diogelwch, Safonau Ansawdd.

Gofynion Eraill (Dymunol)

Ymwybyddiaeth y ryngwladoli a’i weithrediad o fewn y cwricwlwm ac yn yr ystafell ddosbarth

Tystiolaeth o arloesi yn yr ystafell ddosbarth

Dyddiad Cau: 02 Mehefin 2019

I gael rhagor o wybodaeth am y rôl hon ac i wneud cais, ewch i:

www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/jobs

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