|Salary:||£28,762 to £38,592|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||17th April 2023|
Our strategy at Coventry University continues our drive to provide a high-quality, inclusive, and empowering global education to anyone who can benefit from it. It maintains our belief that, through education, people are empowered to grow and advance in society.
Working in the School of Mechanical Engineering, you will be committed to contributing to our continued success. You will join a School recognised for its high quality and real-world teaching, state of the art activity-led learning facilities and an approach guided by and focused on industry. You will help deliver and develop courses which foster a first-class educational experience while nurturing and producing industry-ready graduates. We all want to make a difference, and we would like you to join us.
The School values forward thinking, student-centred learning experience and well-developed industry relationships while embracing the different cultures, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences of our students, colleagues and partners to create opportunities for all. As result, we are currently ranked in the top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2023 for our courses in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing. As a new member of staff, you will be joining a global institution at the forefront of teaching and innovation. Our awards include the Gold Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017 and this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation.
This post provides an opportunity for an enthusiastic early career academic to gain a wide range of experience in learning, teaching and assessment practice. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of teaching and provide academic support for groups of students. You will also contribute to the assessment of one or more modules and under the supervision and guidance of a senior academic member of staff, act as an Academic Personal Tutor to students.
The candidate must be fluent with Engineering Project Management tools and techniques and typically hold certification such as PRINCE2 (Foundation and Practitioner) and have a practical background in Agile Project Management. It is advantageous for the candidate to have experience of applying project management philosophies, principles, tools and techniques as well as developing and managing project information and systems within a relevant engineering sector. Whilst not totally essential membership of the Association for Project Management (APM) would be extremely advantageous.
This post is teaching centred where you will focus on modules at different academic levels. You will need to share our passion for delivering a positive student experience that puts excellence in teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do, being able to demonstrate significant knowledge in your area of specialisation. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the delivery of teaching so that it is engaging, innovative and responsive. Your drive will be to achieve excellent student learning outcomes.
This is a teaching focused post that will attract candidates from both academic and industrial backgrounds. The candidate should be qualified to a minimum Honours Degree level and ideally have relevant industrial experience or a recognised teaching qualification and/or a higher-level qualification such as a Master’s Degree or PhD.
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