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Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism
Institution: University of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: The post-holder will contribute to capacity building in research and teaching within a field for which the School has a globally-recognised reputation, as well as support the highly research active and successful research income-generating thematic area of metabolic health
Requirements: Lecturer: Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications. Substantial research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism. Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research. Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels. Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation and high quality research outputs. Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results. Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods. Evidence of grant capture is desirable. Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes. Experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues. Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes. Ability to assess and organise resources effectively. Ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes. Senior Lecturer: An excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact. Evidence of success under the following headings, as appropriate to the discipline: High level peer esteem as evidenced by; Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition; An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications; Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion; Substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding; Sustained high value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University. An excellent teaching profile and performance in terms of both impact and quality. The teaching quality demonstrated to be informed by an appropriate level of scholarship. Evidence of success under the following headings: High national reputation for the development of teaching and learning excellence within the discipline; Successful and sustained use of a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high quality learning, including learning that is flexible, distinctive and current and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity; Significant and sustained contribution to one or more of the following: strategic development of new programmes; approaches to learning; the development of learning resources; High quality and sustained contributions to fostering excellence in teaching activities more widely, i.e. in the Department/School or College and/or externally; Track record of substantial and sustained high value impact on the enhancement of the student experience, and/or employability; Mentoring and expert advice which develops the skills of colleagues in teaching and in fostering learning. Demonstrated significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities/initiatives. Evidence of success under the following headings: Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role (s) (e.g. exams officer); Significant and sustained high quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/School/College or University; Successful and sustained contribution to the corporate life of the School/College/University, displaying willingness to contribute actively to committees, collaborative teaching and administrative tasks
   
Text: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism - 31980 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now Full Time/Part Time Full Time Post is open to: External and internal candidates Grade 8 Salary £40,792 - £75,744 (Lecturer salary from £40,792 - £48,677 a year with potential progression (to £54,765 a year)). (Senior Lecturer/Reader salary from £50,132 - £58,089 a year with potential progression (to £75,744 a year)). The successful candidate will be appointed at the grade appropriate to their experience and qualifications. Additional Information Terms and Conditions Academic Teaching Staff. (non-clinical) Job Purpose SportExR is a world-leader in research into Exercise Metabolism. As such, our research portfolio covers influences of nutrition, exercise and disease on integrative and cellular metabolism. This research is supported by dedicated facilities that are second-to-none in the UK, if not globally in our field. To compliment and continue our success in this area, we are looking to strategically recruit an individual with a strong academic background in Exercise Metabolism. In addition to supporting the School’s existing research, the provision of specific expertise in Exercise Metabolism will foster new interdisciplinary collaborations across the College and University (e.g., Biosciences, Institute of Metabolic and Systems Research, Medicine and Dentistry). It will also significantly strengthen the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching offering through development of new modules/ programmes. The post-holder will contribute to capacity building in research and teaching within a field for which the School has a globally-recognised reputation, as well as support the highly research active and successful research income-generating thematic area of metabolic health. Main duties - Lecturer Research To plan and carry out research, using appropriate methodology and techniques. This may include, where appropriate to the discipline: • Pursue personal research including developing research ideas and winning support, including financial support. • Plan, publish and/or execute high quality research • Project manage research activities, and/or supervise other research staff • Present findings in high quality publications and conference proceedings • Develop novel methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research being pursued • Supervise and examine PhD students, both within the institution and externally • Provide expert advice to staff and students within the discipline • Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) and similar activity that is of manifest benefit to the College and the University. Main duties - Senior Lecturer Research To pursue sustained research activity through original research and scholarship, including other research-related contributions through conference papers and presentations and/or consultancy projects and advice. Where appropriate for the discipline, this may include some but not all of the responsibilities listed below: • Make a major contribution to the management of research activities • Lead successful funding bids which develop and sustain research support for the specialist area (in disciplines where this is possible) • Publish leading research that results in a sustained, highly respected reputation of international quality in the subject area and/or designing and developing innovative underpinning technologies • Provide expert advice internally and externally • Provide leadership of research that contributes to the progression of the discipline (in disciplines where this is possible) • Referee and peer review articles for peer reviewed academic journals and grant applications by research councils and/or other major funding bodies • Lead sustained high value impact activity in knowledge transfer and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) that is of manifest benefit to the College and University, and: a) makes a significant contribution to policy development at a national and international level; and/or b) involves development of industrial links and comparable networks and initiatives. In addition, research responsibilities will include some but not necessarily all the indicative responsibilities from grade 8 listed below: • Supervise and examine PhD students, both within the institution and externally • Manage research activities and/or supervise other research staff • Develop novel methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research being pursued Person Specification Skills and Experience - Lecturer • Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications • Substantial research/teaching experience and scholarship within subject specialism • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/ research • Skills in managing, motivating and mentoring others successfully at all levels Research • Experience and achievement reflected in a growing reputation and high quality research outputs • Extensive experience and demonstrated success in planning, undertaking and project managing research to deliver high quality results • Extensive experience of applying and/or developing and devising successful models, techniques and methods • Evidence of grant capture is desirable. Teaching • Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes • Experience and demonstrated success in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues Management Administration • Ability to contribute to School/Departmental management processes • Ability to assess and organise resources effectively • Ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes Skills and Experience - Senior Lecturer Demonstrated competence in Research; Learning and Teaching; and Management and Administration; and excellence in at least two of these areas. Research requirements An excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact. Evidence of success under the following headings, as appropriate to the discipline: • High level peer esteem as evidenced by • Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition o • An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications • Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion • Substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding • Sustained high value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University Learning and teaching requirements An excellent teaching profile and performance in terms of both impact and quality. The teaching quality demonstrated to be informed by an appropriate level of scholarship. Evidence of success under the following headings: • High national reputation for the development of teaching and learning excellence within the discipline • Successful and sustained use of a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high quality learning, including learning that is flexible, distinctive and current and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity • Significant and sustained contribution to one or more of the following: strategic development of new programmes; approaches to learning; the development of learning resources • High quality and sustained contributions to fostering excellence in teaching activities more widely, i.e. in the Department/School or College and/or externally • Track record of substantial and sustained high value impact on the enhancement of the student experience, and/or employability • Mentoring and expert advice which develops the skills of colleagues in teaching and in fostering learning Management and administration-related requirements Demonstrated significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities/initiatives. Evidence of success under the following headings • Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role (s) (e.g. exams officer) • Significant and sustained high quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/School/College or University • Successful and sustained contribution to the corporate life of the School/College/University, displaying willingness to contribute actively to committees, collaborative teaching and administrative tasks Closing Date 5 Jun 2019 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/31980.pdf Apply Now If you do not have Adobe software you can view the full job description by clicking here to download Adobe software free of charge. (This will take you to an external site). Email this vacancy to a friend University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Tel: 0121 415 9000
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