The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences comprises seven Schools : Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy and Materials.
We are currently advertising for three positions : one for the School of Chemistry and two for the School of Metallurgy and Materials.
These posts will provide future leadership for the College and wider University, maximising the impact of innovative education methods that will be pioneered at CTL and enhancing the delivery of research-
led teaching via a variety of blended learning methods via cutting-edge educational technology (EdTech).
The post-holders will support the individual Schools and the Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) to design, develop and deliver undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes as required contribute to the leadership, management, enterprise and outreach activities of the Schools and the CTL develop innovative teaching methods, including the use of EdTech for programme delivery and assessment share best practice across the College and wider University.
develop effective methods for evaluating the success of teaching innovations speak about their education research, and publish their work to establish a national profile
The three positions are focused on the following CTL activities : chemistry wet laboratories (School of Chemistry) collaborative projects for STEM undergraduates, including industrial liaison (School of Metallurgy and Materials) digital technologies and blended learning for STEM (School of Metallurgy and Materials)
The post-holders will be based in the respective Schools and spend part of their time in the CTL as appropriate, working closely with the CTL Academic Director.
It is expected that the post-holders will have a long-term career progression that will involve leadership of initiatives to improve STEM education at University and national level leading publications and making presentations at conferences to display UoB as a leader ininterdisciplinary work for undergraduates.
coaching / mentoring academic staff at the University and for local schools, including provision of bespoke materials seeking funding for major initiatives
and (b) enhancement of the student experience and / or employability.
The role will involve developing and advising others, including : (a) providing expert advice to staff (including academic, academic-
related and support) and students, and (b) developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods.
The post holder should advance the practice of teaching in their modules within their School, take a role in leading curriculum development, and play an important role in student academic support.
They should also deliver excellent teaching that inspires students, and is informed by discipline-based research.
Management and administration will involve contributions at both School and CTL level. This may include developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach, undergraduate admissions and similar activities at School level or further within the University.
able to deliver training in this area to both students and staff.
Closing Date 3 Feb 2019