Visit www.acad.jobs with all Jobs for Academics!
                    
Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Institution: University of Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: Conduct and publish internationally-leading research in a strategically important area of microbiology or infection. The research will have measurable outcomes and be reflected in a growing national reputation and often an incipient international reputation. Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability. The role will typically also involve developing and advising others
Requirements: Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications. 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 - 55502 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 This role will be based at the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Informal enquiries may be made to Robin May (r.c.may@bham.ac.uk) or Alan McNally (a.mcnally@bham.ac.uk) Terms and Conditions Academic Teaching Staff. (non-clinical) Job Purpose To contribute to the whole range of research, teaching and administration. Conduct and publish internationally-leading research in a strategically important area of microbiology or infection. The research will have measurable outcomes and be reflected in a growing national reputation and often an incipient international reputation. Teaching is likely to include a substantial contribution to: (a) the management, development (including programme/module review) and delivery of teaching and assessment; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability. The role will typically also involve developing and advising others, including: (a) providing expert advice to staff and students, (b) supervising and examining PhD students, and (c) developing and advising others on learning and teaching tasks and methods. Management and administration is likely to involve contributions at Departmental and School level, and/or making an important contribution to some managerial/leadership activities (e.g. working groups) within the University. This may include developing and making substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach, or similar activities at Department/School level or further within the University. Main Duties of a 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. Learning and Teaching To use a variety of methods in teaching and advising individuals and groups of undergraduates, postgraduates, or CPD students. Where appropriate to the discipline this may include: • Teach and examine courses at a range of levels • Plan and review own teaching approaches and act as a mentor to encourage others to do the same • Develop programme proposals and make substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes more widely in the Department or School, as appropriate • Where appropriate, undertake and develop the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining (including summative assessment, assessed work, contributing to the final award - as a mark or as credit - such as unseen examinations, essays, dissertations or presentations. • Use appropriate approaches to learning and teaching in their field • Disseminate appropriate practices through suitable media • Develop and advise others on learning and teaching tasks and methods • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement activities or similar on own specialism that enhances the student experience or employability and is of manifest benefit to the College and University • Devise and supervise projects, student dissertations and practical work Management/ Administration To contribute to Departmental/School administration or have a high level of responsibility for others. This may include: • Contribute to the administration/management of research and/or teaching across the Department/School • Lead and manage a team to devise and implement a new and/or revised process (e.g. new programme or a recruitment drive) • Advise on personal development of colleagues and students • Make a major contribution to some administrative activities within the University (e.g. appeals panels, working groups) • Manage enterprise, business development, and public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and University • Develop and make substantial contributions to knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, public engagement, widening participation, schools outreach. Main Duties of a 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 Learning and Teaching To contribute at a senior level on a sustained basis in learning and teaching. Where appropriate for the discipline, this may include some but not all of the responsibilities listed below: • Lead the development of new and appropriate approaches to learning and teaching. This may be underpinned by research and evaluation of teaching methods and systems. • Act as adviser for teaching and learning methods through excellent practice and mentoring other colleagues • Lead the design and/or co-ordination of programmes or equivalent activities across the School or Department • Contribute to the development of teaching and learning policy, methods and standards, more widely than the School • Contribute to debate nationally about policy, methods and practices through publications, conference activity and roles that advance quality in the discipline • Lead the development and management of assessment strategies within the School/Department • Lead substantial and sustained high value impact activity in knowledge transfer and enterprise (including business engagement, public engagement) that enhances the student experience and/or employability and is of manifest benefit to learning and teaching in the College and the University. This may include the development of industrial links and comparable networks and initiatives. In addition, the learning and teaching responsibilities will include some but not necessarily all the indicative responsibilities from grade 8 level listed below: • Teach and examine courses at a range of levels • Plan and review own teaching approaches and act as a mentor to encourage others to do the same • Develop programme proposals and make substantial contributions to the design of teaching programmes more widely in the Department or School, as appropriate • Undertake and develop the full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining • Use appropriate approaches to learning and teaching in their field • Disseminate appropriate practices through suitable media • Develop and advise others on learning and teaching tasks and methods Management/administration To chair and/or lead activities in the Department/ School and representation on University committees or working groups. Where appropriate to the discipline, this is likely to include some but not all of the responsibilities listed below. • Make an important contribution to the development and running of the Department or School, for example, leading activity on teaching assessment and/or on research • Develop and manage staff and resources in support of major research and/or teaching activities • Make important contributions to the development of the Department/School/PAU’s research strategy and/or learning and teaching strategy • Contribute significantly to the development and delivery of knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement and public engagement activities with a sustained high value impact of manifest benefit to the College and the University In addition, the management/administration responsibilities will include some but but not necessarily all the indicative responsibilities from grade 8 listed below: • contribute to the administration/management of research and/or teaching across the Department/School • Lead/project manage a team to devise and implement a new and/or revised process (e.g. new programme or a recruitment drive) • Advise on personal development of staff and students • Make a sustained contribution to widening participation, schools outreach and/or public understanding of the discipline • Contribute to administrative activities within the University (e.g. appeals panels, working groups) • Develop and manage staff and resources in support of major research and/or teaching activities Person Specification Normally, a higher degree relevant to the research/teaching area (usually PhD) or equivalent qualifications. 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 o 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 3 Jun 2019 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/55502a.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
Please click here, if the Job didn't load correctly.







Please wait. You are being redirected to the Job in 3 seconds.