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Teaching Fellow

University of Birmingham - School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion within the College of Arts and Law

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £30,395 to £39,609
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th April 2019
Closes: 14th June 2019
Job Ref: 81134

Part Time 0.7FTE

Fixed term until 31 July 2020

Grade 7 - Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year. 

The Department of Theology and Religion seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow whose teaching load will include at least modules in contemporary religious studies/religion in contemporary Britain and research approaches to religious studies. The post holder would preferably have a competency in Islamic Studies or Sikh Studies to undertake teaching in one of these areas. The post-holder will teach courses at a range of levels to undergraduates and postgraduates, predominantly through allocated lectures and seminars, so that the Department of Theology and Religion’s teaching objectives are met. The post holder will contribute to the design of modules with other colleagues, will plan and prepare his/her own teaching, undertake management/administration arising from teaching, and contribute to Departmental/School teaching-related activities and teaching-related administration.

This role is an excellent opportunity to be part of a vibrant theology and religion department with an excellent research environment and high student satisfaction.

Person Specification:

  • Higher degree relevant to research or teaching area or equivalent qualifications
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
  • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
  • Experience of teaching at undergraduate level
  • Teaching qualification or course (completed or due to complete prior to September 2019)
  • Experience of summative assessment marking 

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Katherine Brown (Head of Department) or Dr Jeremy Kidwell (Head of Undergraduate Studies) at /

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2019     

Interviews will likely be held in either the week commencing 24th June or week commencing 1st July 2019.

To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit

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