University Lecturer [LTS Track] in Archaeology
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, GB
6d ago

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 Humanities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 1. Deliver a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Subject / School.

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 and problem-based learning that promotes student participation and learning outcome attainment.

6. Engage in scholarship by undertaking methodologically rigorous and 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 your disciplinary area.

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, widening participation events, summer fieldschool opportunities , orientation and induction and other School and University initiatives such as support for student transitions, employability and student mobility as appropriate.

10. Take on a co-ordination role in relation to student practical heritage experience across UG and PGT, and manage our annual training fieldschool.

11. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.12. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

13. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan, University of Glasgow - Explore - Strategy Qualifications Essential A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 PhD or equivalent in archaeology and / or teaching experience.

Knowledge / Skills Essential C1 Sufficient breadth and / or depth of knowledge in the specialist subject / discipline and of teaching methods and techniques to work within the subject area.

C2 In-depth understanding of a wide geographical and chronological range of archaeological material. In addition, a good understanding of the Scottish archaeology and heritage sectors is desirable.

C3 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.

C4 Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University / sector / external e.

g. commercial awareness.C5 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 the subject area.

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

E2 Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline, through open data, open code, open educational resources and practices that support replicationE3 Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.

Desirable F1 Experience of managing archaeological fieldwork projects

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