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Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching - INTERNAL ONLY

Vacancy Details

Salary: £36,613 - £42,418 per annum
Location: Southampton
Vacancy Group: Solent Learning & Teaching Institute
Category: Academic
Closing Date: 18/09/2017
Date Posted: 15/09/2017
Reference: 0000006315



37 hours per week

Interview date: 25 September 2017

With a strong track record of innovation and creativity, Southampton Solent University has grown to become one of the country’s leading new universities. Southampton Solent today is a flourishing community of academics, students and professional services staff with a reputation for the quality of our teaching, for our engagement with industry and for the employability of our graduates. The University is open, friendly and inclusive, situated in a great location and has a growing reputation for vibrant teaching.

Learning and Teaching is a key pillar of Southampton Solent’s bold and ambitious new five year strategy “Building an Excellent University”.  The strategy seeks to advance excellent teaching through innovative practice and research informed teaching. In addressing the Strategy, the University has established the dynamic Solent Learning and Teaching Institute (SLTI).

An exciting opportunity has arisen in SLTI for a Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching to contribute into the professional development of those who teach and facilitate learning at Southampton Solent University. This is a full-time post on a permanent contract. The post holder will make a major contribution to the systematic enhancement of Learning and Teaching through delivering the three major strands of Solent’s provision for staff: the HEA accredited PGCLTHE, CPD Scheme, and Professional Development Unit for hourly paid academic staff. The HEA accredited CPD Scheme confers recognition up to Senior Fellow. The post holder will report to Prof Tansy Jessop, Professor of Research Informed Teaching.

The successful applicant will champion innovation in Learning and Teaching through enthusiastic and dynamic delivery of the PGCLTHE and CPD Scheme. She/he will be an excellent, reflective and creative teacher, with a strong record of integrating theory and practice. The candidate will be passionate about developing a culture of enhancement, and strengthening the L&T community of practice through the CPD Scheme and through participation on the PGCLTHE.

The post holder will preferably be a Fellow of the HEA with a strong record of engagement with the UKPSF. Ideally, the candidate will have a relevant PhD, or be working towards a research degree. As a member of a small academic team, he or she will need to be research active and to contribute to the university’s strategic agenda of developing research informed teaching.  The role requires excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills, and the ability to engage academic and professional services staff at every level of the organisation. As unit/module leader, the post holder will also need to have strong organisational skills to deliver on quality assurance and HEA accreditation processes and reporting cycles.

Informal enquiries may be made to or by phoning Tansy on 02382 016982.

Committed to equality and inclusivity

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you currently employed at Southampton Solent University?


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