Lecturer in Educational Development

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: London, ENGLAND

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School / Service
Professional Services
Learning Enhancement and Development
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
36001 to 51260


City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries.  City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

City’s Learning Enhancement and Development Service (LEaD) provides leadership and support to City’s five Schools in all aspects of education (content, delivery and support) and throughout the full student journey.  LEaD is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a full-time, education-focused lectureship to provide support for research students who teach.


The appointed Lecturer will work with the Schools to support peer reviews of education for research students who teach and will hold teaching forums. He or she will have the opportunity to participate in the MA Academic Practice programme team, teaching and leading on modules where appropriate; and will be involved in assessment activity and the supervision of MA dissertation projects.  There may also be opportunities to engage in cross-institution projects and the development of quality resources to support teaching.

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will have a higher degree in a relevant field, a teaching qualification and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (or be working towards it).  Experience of teaching at Masters level is essential as are excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work effectively in teams; problem solving skills; and significant knowledge and experience of developing and enhancing learning, teaching and assessment.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 18 September 2017or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date: 11.59pm on 10th August 2017.

Interviews are scheduled for w/c 21 August 2017 and will include a presentation.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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