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Lecturer; Electrical Engineering

University of the Highlands and Islands - Inverness College

Location: Inverness
Salary: £34,170 to £42,357 per annum, pro rata 1 FTE
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st October 2021
Closes: 10th October 2021

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

This role presents a unique opportunity to join an experienced and team and help develop the next stage of the UHI degree delivery. Coupled with this you will be able to deliver to a diverse curriculum range in Electrical and general engineering. Are you looking for a change in career and a chance to pass on your knowledge? Are you an experienced lecturer looking for a new challenge? Are you excited by the future changes in Electrical Engineering?

We are seeking a self-motivated, reliable person, who has the desire to help others develop a passion in Engineering, to join our team at Inverness College UHI. You do not need to have a teaching qualification to apply as training will be provided, though some experience of instructing or teaching is welcome. You should possess effective interpersonal and strong team working skills. Using an innovative approach, you will deliver Electrical Engineering, and ideally Control and Instrumentation, subjects to a diverse range of students at a variety of levels.

As a professional member of the teaching staff of Inverness College UHI, you will be responsible for the preparation of lessons, the teaching of students and the marking and assessment of their work. You will be required to have a flexible approach and be an effective team member, able to develop and deliver a high-quality curriculum and educational experience.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be qualified in a relevant Honours, ideally Masters, degree in Electrical Engineering and have relevant industrial experience.  

Job Purpose:

To support delivery of Qualifications in Electrical Engineering and associated subjects from, normally, SCQF levels 5 to 10.  The job is varied and can include supporting students in workshops, classrooms and remotely. Depending on your experience, there may be an amount of international delivery.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development

Essential Criteria:

  • Have at least an Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Have relevant industrial experience
  • Evidence of CPD

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland membership prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 10 October

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 11 October

Interviews will be held on Thursday 21 October

For informal queries regarding this post, please contact Inverness College UHI Recruitment team on or 01463 273210

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