R220521 - Teaching Fellow (Work based Learning Tutor - Professional Engineering)

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime

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Engineering & Technology
Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £35,333 to £42,155 per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 05 September 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 16 September 2022
Reference:  R220521
Release Date:  Monday 08 August 2022

Our mission in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) is one of real-world application. We deliver practical, industry-relevant teaching alongside applied research that delivers solutions to real world problems. By embedding innovative teaching into all of our courses, we aim to provide an inspirational education that delivers impact in UK industry and worldwide. We engage with industry in many sectors and at all levels in order to inform our teaching, our research and to work collaboratively for the benefit of society.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow within Aston University’s Professional Engineering Centre (APEC) to support programme delivery in the area of Professional Engineering.  The successful candidate will also act as professional supervisor / coach for a number of apprentices, engaging directly with learners and their line manager to support professional development.

Applicants should be able to evidence relevant industrial experience and ideally have experience of teaching on work-based learning programmes. They should have a track record of successful engagement with employers. 

A first degree in an engineering discipline, and a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline or chartered status as a professional engineer / professional manager will be required.  We would also expect applicants to hold a formal teaching or coaching qualification such as a PGCHE and / or have achieved Fellow status of Advance HE, or be willing to achieve this once in post.

For informal enquiries, please contact Rasoul Khandan, Senior Lecturer: r.khandan@aston.ac.uk . 

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk .

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