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Lecturer in Computing

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £36,382 to £42,149 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 21st September 2021
Job Ref: 50234

Hours: 37

The Role

The post holder will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules and subject areas within Computing, including Computer/Cloud Computing Architecture, Operating Systems, Networks, Cyber Security, Data Security, and Software Development. They may be required to lead on programmes and modules.

Main duties will include:

  • Offer teaching and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level of study, either individually or as a member of a teaching team.
  • Offer teaching in a variety of learning settings, from seminar and small group tutorials, to large lectures, workshops or placements, using appropriate and engaging teaching styles, within an established programme of study.
  • Design and develop teaching materials, assessment methods and criteria, for individual modules or modules within a specific subject area, with a clear awareness and understanding of relevant quality assurance requirements.
  • Supervise the work of students in a timely, professional and supportive manner, providing necessary advice on study skills, research methods, assessment and dissertation work.
  • Offer appropriate advice, feedback, support, and encouragement to students, in both an academic and personal tutor role, to ensure a high-quality student experience.
  • Undertake relevant scholarly and research activity, either as part of a collaborative project or individually, as a means of updating knowledge in an appropriate specialism and underpinning effective learning and teaching, or for seeking publication, knowledge transfer, public dissemination, or for funding and grant opportunities.
  • Engage in continuing professional development and enhancement through, for example: gaining membership of the Higher Education Academy; relevant University staff development; or membership of a relevant professional body.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

Requirements

You should have:

  • Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in relevant subject area
  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in the design and development of module content
  • Evidence of good organisational and personal management skills
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively
  • IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources, including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery

Further Information

  • Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)
  • Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

How to Apply

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Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 21st September 2021, 11:59 pm

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