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Lecturer in Enterprise

Requisition ID:  10921
Location: 

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  15-Sep-2021

 

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

 

Salary: £31,406.00 - £49,553.00  per annum

Closing Date: 17 September 2021

 

The Role

 

Newcastle University is seeking a self starter with well developed scholarship and/or experience in the area of innovation and entrepreneurial development. The right candidate will be an inspiring and practical educator and pedagogical leader with experience in relevant Faculty subject areas. This role brings opportunities to work with businesses to develop an impact agenda that supports entrepreneurship and innovation within our Faculty curricula. Candidates can expect to join a vibrant cross-Faculty team and network delivering entrepreneurial opportunities to turn ideas into reality. At Newcastle University, we enable students to meet the needs of knowledge-based, entrepreneurial and innovation-driven economies worldwide. Global and societal issues require innovation and evidence based awareness of problems in order to make progress in finding solutions. A practical experience of innovation and entrepreneurial development enables our graduates to identify, validate and develop novel opportunities and solutions within their future life-world. Our Science, Agriculture and Engineering subjects, their research environments, stakeholders and user networks provide an exciting platform from which to develop students with innovative and entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies.

 

It is essential that you have the ability to communicate with and teach diverse communities of learners, are a team player willing and able to contribute flexibly to meet the needs of the role. Critically you will have a genuine interest in, and valuable previous experience or potential in, developing innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities for students. In summary, the right individual will be expected to draw upon their experience, knowledge and networks to stimulate entrepreneurial activity across the University. We are committed to building and maintaining a fair and inclusive working environment.  The position is available from February 2022, is offered on a full-time basis and we would be happy to discuss arrangements for flexible and/or blended working. Interviews are expected to be held in early October 2021.

 

To apply, please complete the online application form and attach your CV and a detailed covering letter. In your covering letter, please outline how you are either working towards, meet or exceed the essential requirements for the role holder as outlined below.  Please explain fully how you are a suited to the role described below.


Please contact Dr Sara Marsham, Acting Dean of Education, with informal enquires sara.marsham@newcastle.ac.uk

 

Further information aboutg the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering can be found at https://www.ncl.ac.uk/sage/

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • To take full responsibility as module leader for teaching specific courses as directed by the Dean of Education and relevant Heads of School. This will include preparation of all materials, delivery of lectures and tutorials, assessment of work submitted by students and provision of high quality feedback.
  • To contribute to the teaching and assessment of other modules as appropriate. This may include demonstration, lecturing and tutorial support, laboratory practicals, field classes, residentials and marking of assignments and examinations.
  • Develop and utilise on-line and digitised curricula and education frameworks and assessments.
  • Contribute to scholarship and curriculum development to improve effectiveness and further enhance the student experience and sharing best practice in learning, teaching and student support and relevant topic.
  • To develop and supervise student research projects at Undergraduate or Masters Level.
  • Design and deliver opportunities within and alongside taught programmes for students to develop and consolidate key employability skills.
  • To contribute to a range of activities associated with supporting potential applicants from Widening Participation backgrounds to access, engage and progress within programmes across the Faculty.
  • To contribute to the Faculty’s recruitment and outreach activities.
  • Provide personal tutoring and mentoring for students, giving first line support. Refer students as appropriate to services providing further help.
  • Take responsibility for a defined management or administrative role, such as Degree Programme Director, Module Leader, Admissions Tutor or Senior Tutor as required by the Dean of Education.
  • Operate as an active citizen in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering with involvement in education, engagement and place, and global activities where appropriate.
  • Evaluate own practice and undertake continuing professional development.

 

The Person (Essential)

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Evidence of potential to contribute to Faculty;
  • The subject knowledge and ability to teach within the Faculty and evidence of excellent teaching evaluation;
  • Evidence of experience in curriculum development, enhanced / innovative teaching or assessment practices (Desirable for Grade F Lecturer, Essential for Grade Lecturer) ;
  • Experience of dealing with students from a wide range of backgrounds;
  • Technical and professional skills related to relevant topic areas (Desirable) ;
  • Experience of contribution to strategic planning activity related to learning and teaching (Desirable).

 

Attributes and Behaviour

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills;
  • Excellent organisational, time management and presentation skills;
  • Evidence of active citizenship;
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and ethics, responsibility and sustainability;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet workload requirements;

 

Qualifications

  • PhD (or equivalent postgraduate professional qualification or experience) in an appropriate subject;
  • A good Honours degree in a relevant subject;
  • HE Teaching qualification (or equivalent experience) (Desirable);
  • Professional Body Membership as appropriate to the Subject area (Desirable).

 

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 

We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all.  You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.

Requisition ID: 10921