Lecturer in Digital Animation (China)

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Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Jun 2024

Swansea Campus & China

ABOUT US

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for a Lecturer in Digital Animation to be based in Swansea but will be focused on delivery at a partner institution in China. This role will be on a full-time basis for a fixed term period of 2 years.

THE ROLE

The post of Lecturer in Digital Animation will be located within the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) but will be focused on delivery at our partner institutions, in China. It is envisaged that the post holder will have to spend a significant proportion of their work time in China – where all teaching will be delivered in English.  Some work will be required in the UK and this can be a blend of Online and face to face. Staff training will be given to ensure our Chinese students benefit from the latest UK educational materials and methods. There will also be training on the pedagogical perspectives of the Chinese learner.  

The post holder will be under the line management of the Assistant Dean of the Wales Institute of Science and Art, but for operational daily duties will work under with Faculty staff in China.

ABOUT YOU

To be considered as a Lecturer in Digital Animation, you will need:

  • An honours degree in a relevant discipline
  • Evidence of the ability to deliver teaching, assessment and student support at undergraduate level in the subject areas.
  • Demonstrable ongoing commitment to professional enhancement, scholarship and / or research and project work
  • Good organisational and personal management skills to balance competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research, administrative demands, and deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop international relationships.
  • IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
  • Demonstrable commitment to team working.
  • Willingness to work flexibly to meet role requirements – particularly for long periods in China.

BENEFITS

  • Annual leave entitlement is 35 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a comprehensive pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:

  • Competitive pay and pay progression
  • Generous annual leave allowance including Christmas/New Year closure
  • Pension scheme membership from USS  to provide benefits for you and your family
  • Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
  • Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
  • Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
  • Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact in this role, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in. To apply in Welsh, please click ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of the screen. 

Closing date: 27th June 2024, 11:59pm



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