Principal Teaching Fellow - Course Director for the Applied Engineering Programme


Location: Coventry
Salary: £49,149 to £56,950 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 14th March 2018
Closes: 11th April 2018
Reference: 1718853

Do you have a proven track record of leading and managing a sizeable team of academic/teaching staff, along with a substantial record in teaching? Have you led on quality improvements that have made a difference? Can your experience in this area accelerate development of our undergraduate programmes whilst meeting our quality aspirations?

Underpinned by the breadth, depth and quality of its research, WMG offers a wide range of courses at all levels for full time and part time students, and for company-based personnel from companies such as Airbus, BAE Systems, Dyson, HSE, JLR and Network Rail, resulting in a wide range of delivery to satisfy our broad client base.

The teaching and learning environment is rapidly evolving, with a distinct shift to a greater level of engagement utilising technology enabled learning and innovative lab-based sessions, as well as more traditional lectures. The ability to drive academic quality and standards development in this evolving landscape will be a key component, as well as engaging in some teaching activity when required.

We are looking for someone to provide academic leadership for the Applied Engineering Programme (AEP), enhancing the student experience by introducing innovative approaches, developing an engaging curriculum, and becoming an approachable lead for all issues relating to course management. You will be responsible for the on ongoing organisation and management of the Course, and will provide leadership in improvement of the quality of delivery on undergraduate programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your own professional profile and work as part of a successful team, contributing to the development of its teaching and learning activities.

In return we will provide a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.