Lecturer (Fixed Term)
The Economic and Social History subject area in the School of Social and
Political Sciences is seeking temporary teaching replacement for Honours
teaching in the history of the modern Middle East and North Africa, c.
18th-20th centuries, and pre-Honours teaching in global economic and social
history. This is a seven-month post and the successful candidate should be
able to start in December 2021 or January 2022.
The post holder will contribute to the delivery of an excellent student
experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration
processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to
undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Social
and Political Sciences.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Deliver a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities across
undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Subject/School.
2. Carry out course administration within required timescales ensuring
effective communication of information, in particular assessment requirements
and criteria and timely and constructive feedback on assessment.
3. Contribute to the on-going development and design of the curriculum in a
manner that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning
and assessment in the discipline and/or profession.
4. Make effective use of learning technologies to support and enhance course
delivery, course organisation, feedback and assessment. This may involve
blended and/or online provision.
5. Ensure an inclusive and evidence-based approach to facilitating learning
in a range of face to face and potentially online delivery formats such as
tutorials, lectures, problem based learning, that promotes student
participation and learning outcome attainment.
6. Engage in scholarship by undertaking methodologically rigorous,
educationally relevant, enquiries into student learning and disseminate
evidence to enhance your own, and potentially others', teaching practices.
Attend and participate in appropriate seminars and
conferences to support research-led teaching, scholarship and/or professional
practice in your disciplinary area.
7. Develop effective working relationships with students and, in partnership
with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse
range of learning approaches and learner needs.
8. Develop relationships with external stakeholders in support of knowledge
exchange, public understanding and appropriate forms of outreach such as
widening access, as apporpriate.
9. Participate in local, and potentially overseas, activities associated with
student recruitment (e.g. open days), orientation and induction and other
School and University initiatives such as support for student transitions,
employability and student mobility as appropriate.
10. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate.
11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.
12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international
profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, Inspiring People
Changing The World.
A1 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent
in a related discipline and/or teaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
C1 Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in the specialist
subject/discipline and of teaching methods and techniques to work within the
C2 Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature
and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the
C3 Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional
guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent
C4 Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures
including broader University/sector/external (e.g. commercial) awareness.
C5 Up-to-date knowledge and specialist understanding in the field with an
ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning
and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.
C6 Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline,
through open data, open code, open educational resources and practices that
C7 Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to
other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.
Please note that as part of your application you must address and
demonstrate how you meet EACH of the essential/desirable criteria . If you do
not address each criteria in the format explained above you will not be
shortlisted for interview.
Standard Terms and Conditions
The salary will be on the Research and Teaching, Grade 7, £36,382 - £40,927
This post is full time and fixed term for 7 months.
The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities'
Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available
from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions
relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.
New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period
of 6 months.
Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Rosemary Elliot,
Closing Date: 01 November 2021.
The University of Glasgow is the current Times Higher Education (THE)
University of the Year.
It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate,
which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and
flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the
organisation in promoting gender equity.
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Vacancy Ref : 069329 Close Date : 01-Nov-2021 23:45