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Educational Technologist

University of Dundee - Nursing

Location: Dundee
Salary: £32,236 to £39,609 Grade 7
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th December 2018
Closes: 6th January 2019
Job Ref: SNHS0077

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences educates and empowers the next generation of healthcare professionals by equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to influence health policy and service delivery. The School transforms lives through its excellence in research, teaching and scholarship. We deliver a broad range of world class research-led undergraduate and postgraduate education that directly improves health outcomes at home and overseas, and we benefit significantly from our pioneering interdisciplinary research that has social, cultural and economic impact.

The School boasts an inspirational, skilled, friendly and enthusiastic team whose research and education activities have real impact. You will be encouraged to share your ideas to push the excellence within the School further to help us keep transforming the lives of others.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as an Educational Technologist within our highly motivated team to support and help lead the application of learning technologies across a range of face-to-face, blended, and distance learning programmes delivered by the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Working closely with the academic programme and module leads on the undergraduate and post qualifying (postgraduate and post registration) programmes, you will apply pedagogical and technological expertise to develop deliver and support technology enhanced approaches to learning, teaching and assessment. You will also work closely with the Technology Enhanced Learning Lecturer. Additionally, you will be expected to manage projects and provide support to staff across the School’s campuses in Dundee and Kirkcaldy. Experience of working in nursing or health professions education will be advantageous. Your base could either be on the Dundee or Kirkcaldy Campus.

Your priorities will include:

  • Contributing to the actioning of the School plan
  • Promote effective application of educational technologies across the School’s programmes to improve learning and teaching and enhance the student experiences
  • Advise and assist staff with the introduction and development of technology-supported learning, through workshops, one-to-one consultations and/or collaborative project work
  • Supporting staff and students in the use of educational technologies

Who we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of a degree in educational technology or in a related area
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the range of technologies used in higher education
  • Substantial experience of the development and supporting the delivery of online educational content
  • Experience of project planning and management

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We have a campus at Kirkcaldy which is easily accessible via local transport links.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Emma Burnett at e.burnett@dundee.ac.uk To find out more about the School, please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/nursing-health-sciences/

Interview Date: 25 January 2019

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

   
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