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Associate Lecturer (Academic Mentor) (Education and Scholarship)

University of Exeter - College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £27,924 up to £35,326 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 2nd November 2021
Job Ref: P78634

College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Associate Lecturer (Academic Mentor) for Systems Thinking for the Public Sector Degree Apprenticeship Programme (Education and Scholarship)

This full-time post is available on a permanent basis from 1 December 2021.

The role

The role of Associate Lecturer (Education and Scholarship) will include supporting the student learning experience using a range of approaches and modes of delivery appropriate to the teaching allocated. As Academic Mentor and Professional Development Coach to students on the Systems Thinking for the Public Sector Degree Apprenticeships, you will play an important role in guiding and overseeing students’ academic progress, supporting them through to programme completion. You will help them to identify development opportunities in line with their individual learning plans, represent the academic team at apprentice tri-artiate review meetings, and refer apprentices to specialist academics or wellbeing services as required. You will have responsibility for supporting the delivery of teaching and learning material for the apprenticeship programme across a range of modules within the Systems Thinking field – especially pertaining to issues of stakeholders and interdisciplinary problem solving. You will work with the Programme Director to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of programmes in accordance with the College’s education strategy, and to support the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices across the College.

About you

For this post you will:

  • Possess a depth or breadth of specialist knowledge demonstrated by a PhD (or nearing completion), or equivalent qualification/experience, of the core knowledge relating to systems thinking and/or working in the public sector or public services in order to teach and support learning on modules.
  • Staff at this level are expected to achieve Associate Fellow of the HEA within two years of appointment (if not already achieved) and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

Please ensure you read our Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Further information

The closing date for applications is 2 November 2021.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours; please specify your preference within your application.

For further information please contact Isabelle Engeli, 

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