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Senior Teaching Fellow (80229-039)

University of Warwick - School for Cross Faculty Studies

Location: Coventry
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th March 2019
Closes: 23rd April 2019
Job Ref: 1800816
 

Full time (36.5 hours per week), permanent position

The University of Warwick is seeking applications for a Senior Teaching Fellow to be part of a growing team of expert academics on its unique and innovative BASc in Global Sustainable Development degrees. Our team of academics are active researchers and experienced teachers with a shared mission to educate a new generation of students who believe in solutions-focused thinking.

For this particular role we are looking for a colleague with expertise in Business, Innovation and Sustainable Development. Specific expertise in any of the following areas would be an asset: Energy Sector, Green Growth Policies, Climate change co-operation, social enterprise. We welcome applications from individuals who can design and deliver modules that engage our diverse student population thus, a good knowledge of pedagogy around Education for Sustainability would be an asset. We particularly encourage applications from academics whose expertise relates to geographical areas which are currently under-represented in our curriculum. The successful candidate will be responsible for convening and delivering an existing module on “The Energy Trilemma”, and will be expected to design additional modules that reflect their own expertise and interests.

As a Senior Teaching Fellow you will use your knowledge of a range of teaching, learning and assessment strategies to develop high quality teaching materials which you will deliver on core modules of the course. In addition to contributing to the existing curriculum, you will also be expected to design modules that align with your expertise and intellectual interests. You will be experienced in delivering interdisciplinary teaching, with a specific emphasis on the field of Sustainable Development. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed colleague who is passionate about making every aspect of our students’ experience of learning relevant and valuable. We welcome applications from academic colleagues whose work cuts across the three pillars of Sustainable Development (Economics, Social, Environmental) and who engage with the importance of Good Governance as a necessary fourth pillar. We particularly welcome applications from individuals who have been historically under-represented in academia.

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher and communicator with a sound subject knowledge, able to stimulate and enthuse students from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and with a desire to contribute to the development of Sustainable Development Education both at Warwick and beyond.

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.

   
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