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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in CLaSS

De Montfort University - Library & Learning Services

Location: Leicester
Salary: £33,518 to £36,613 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th August 2018
Closes: 29th August 2018
Job Ref: D-60306109-02

We have invested £136 million into developing our vision of the 'campus of the future' and now that vision has become a reality. This is part of our commitment to attract the brightest and best students, scholars and staff in the future, both nationally and internationally. The university consists of four faculties: Business and Law; Arts, Design and Humanities; Technology; and Health and Life Sciences.

It is home to more than 20,000 students who study more than 400 courses, more than 160 of which are professionally accredited.

Our students are supported by 2,700 staff, including some of the finest academics in British universities (we have the third highest number of National Teaching Fellows of any UK HEI), led by a management team determined to set the agenda in higher education.

The focus for learning and teaching at DMU is the delivery of a high quality learning experience for all our students.

Faculty / Directorate

The Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS) is based in the Directorate of Library and Learning Services. The CLaSS team of academic learning developers support academic practice, writing development and professional skills for students across De Montfort University.

For further information on the work of the CLaSS team, please see: http://libguides.library.dmu.ac.uk/class 

Role

Please note, the salary displayed is the salary range for a Lecturer position only. The Senior Lecturer salary range is £37,706 - £47,722. As the post is part-time (0.8 FTE) the salary will be pro rata'd accordingly.

You will teach students at all levels (Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research) You will enhance curriculum, provide drop-in sessions, and open programme workshops, as well as development of accessible inclusive online resources. The 'face to face' availability of the service extends to early evening and occasional weekend provision.

This role will have a particular focus on Mentoring, therefore applications from candidates with an interest and expertise in mentoring and supporting peer learning are particularly welcome.

Ideal Candidate

You will be a graduate with teaching experience working directly with diverse HE learners in an academic development or learning development role. A teaching qualification is desirable. Expertise that complements or develops current specialisms within the team is required, as is experience of project work in practitioner-based pedagogic research. You will join a lively, enthusiastic and supportive team who have achieved a national reputation for the quality and range of their work with learners.

Interview date 18 September 2018

De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.

   
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