Academic Developer

University of Bedfordshire
December 05, 2022
Offerd Salary:£36,385 - £43,413
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Academic Developer

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£36,385 - £43,413 per annum


Full-time, Permanent 

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The University of Bedfordshire is a leading university for expanding higher education opportunities. We inspire our diverse student body to achieve ambitious goals and broaden their understanding and horizons across the communities we engage. We provide an excellent learning and teaching experience for our students. The Academic Developer will be a core member of the Professional and Academic Development (PAD) team, within the newly formed Academy for Learning and Teaching Excellence.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and inspirational academic developer to play a key role in coordinating, monitoring and enhancing our academic staff development provision aiming at a demonstrable impact on graduate outcomes, student engagement, belonging and retention. This will particularly involve activities such as:

  • Contributing to the University's strategic programme of portfolio review, specifically working with academic schools to review their course content and assessment requirements.

  • Being the first point of contact in the PAD team for inclusive teaching and learning queries and representing PAD on relevant working groups as needed.

  • Organising and contributing to events that support institutional EDI priorities, such as ensuring accessibility, inclusive assessments, decolonising the curriculum, building an anti-racist university and wellbeing in the curriculum; helping to shape emerging institutional strategy in these and other related areas.

  • The successful applicant will also contribute to wider Academy teaching, academic development, digital learning, and curriculum enhancement initiatives.

    For further information contact Dr Clio Spanou (Head of Professional and Academic Development) on

    Interviews will be held week commencing 19 December 2022

    For a full job description and person specification please click here

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

    To apply:

    Please log on to our website www. and complete the online application.

    Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.

    All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

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