Associate Professor Learning and Teaching

University of Derby

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

At the University of Derby, people are at the heart of everything we do. As a major, local employer we not only offer one of the region’s most competitive reward packages, but we are also constantly recognising and rewarding individual contribution, as well as helping to develop colleagues both personally and professionally. We take pride in being a really friendly, supportive and innovative workplace and we are genuinely committed to offering colleagues the opportunity to develop a fantastic, long-lasting career here with us.

We encourage applications from a diverse workforce who can help us achieve our desire to be the ambitious student’s natural choice for quality, support and achievement.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to influence learning and teaching in the University’s new Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. You will contribute to and influence the University’s strategies for improving learning, teaching and assessment practices through academic leadership and research activity with a key focus on pedagogical research. Our aim is to work collaboratively to develop and enhance academic practice across the University with a view to promoting and sharing best practice to secure our reputation for excellence in the sector.

Under the direction of the Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Lead, you will work with staff to identify, promote and develop excellence in learning, teaching and assessment. You will work with academic staff to develop collaborative research bids and identify and promote the links to pedagogic practice, the curriculum and student experience as appropriate. You will make a significant contribution to the leadership, management and development of teaching, learning and assessment strategies and leading edge practice including digital pedagogies and curriculum design.

It is expected that you will maintain your professional currency by contributing to learning and teaching in different programmes, including the University’s Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education programme and that you will work with academic staff to develop opportunities for dissemination of their work within and beyond the University through a range of academic activity including collaborative projects with students. 

Benefits

  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multi-cultural city with easy access from any location within the UK
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Competitive, family friendly reward packages
  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme
  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for yourself or family to study here at the University
  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel
  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities

Application procedure

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