Full Time - Permanent - High Wycombe
Salary – £37,099 - £41,732
Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. We believe in the transformative power of education, and in doing the right thing by our students, people and local community. That's why our BNU community is a special place to work and study, and where people who want to make a difference can contribute and succeed.
Our University's DRIVE values and are at the heart of all that we do. We are united in being dynamic, responsible, inclusive, visionary and empowering to ensure that we provide the best experience to our learners and offer excellent service to our partners and to each other as colleagues. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.
BNU continues to experience rapid growth in student numbers, making us one of the fastest-growing higher education providers. This is an exciting time to join the University as we invest significantly in estate developments and welcome Jay Blades MBE as our inaugural Chancellor.
Working in the Centre for Intelligence, Security and Resilience (CISR), within the School you will be expected to contribute to teaching across a range of topics, plus you will develop your knowledge further. We welcome applications from industry professionals and those with military experience who are keen to enthuse the next generation by moving into Higher Education. We will support your academic and professional development as you embrace academia, perhaps for the first time. We actively encourage research in this field too.
What we offer:
Please click here to see our wide range of benefits available for employees. Please click here for our behavioural based interview question bank. Please click here to view our employee handbook.
If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University's values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.
All applications are to be made in full and online.
BNU is proud to have a diverse community and a strong track record of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our aim is to continue to build an environment where everyone thrives and can be themselves. We therefore ensure that our interview/shortlisting Chairs complete the relevant e-learning and/or inclusive recruitment training.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in BNU'S workforce. These include people from global majority backgrounds, disabled people, and LGBTQI+ people, particularly in more senior roles.
Closing Date: 26 November 2023
Interview Date: w/c 4 December 2023
If you are successful in securing an interview for the role, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
At Buckinghamshire New University equality of opportunity and diversity is at the heart of all we do and fully integrated into our values. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone thrives and feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to diversity and welcome applications from different backgrounds and experiences.
Buckinghamshire New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.
£37,099 - £41,732
Hours per week
Job Title: Lecturer - Intelligence, Security & Resilience
School/Directorate: Aviation & Security
Location: High Wycombe, with travel to other campuses as required
Responsible to: Deputy Head of School or designee
Main Duties & Responsibilities of the role:
Research and Professional Practice:
Leadership and Management:
Liaison and Networking:
A = Application T = Test/Presentation I = Interview
Education, Qualifications & Training
Means of Testing
First degree in a relevant field
Evidence of recent scholarship and/or continuing professional development relevant to the post
Recognised HE teaching qualification and/or Fellow of the HEA or evidenced commitment to achieving within two years
Knowledge & Experience
Expert knowledge in discipline/field
Evidence as an active researcher and delivery of high-quality research and scholarship
Sustained contribution in research active communities
Supervising research students to completion
Peer review and undertaking research related activity in partnership with other HEIs
Strong track record of research outputs (including REFable work as appropriate)
Contribution to subject association; learning society or professional body.
Proven experience of working effectively within a team
Excellent presentation skills
Digitally able and proficient in Microsoft tools
Highly effective communication skills
A willingness and ability to work in off-site locations and across all University campuses, as required
A willingness and ability to contribute to University Open Days (which may fall on Saturdays)
The BNU Behaviours Framework (BBF) is a framework for all University staff that sets out the key behaviours that exemplify the DRIVE values and ethos of the University. The nine categories provide a clear steer on behavioural expectations that will help support a step change in the performance and culture of the University. The three key behavioural indicators for this post are as follows:
Making every contact count by providing the best quality service to all our customers (Internal Customers, Students and all our Stakeholders). Building genuine and open long-term relationships in order to improve customer services.
Working collaboratively and across boundaries with others in order to achieve objectives. Recognising a valuing the different contributions people bring to this process.
Enhancing your contribution to the University through an understanding of organisational values, its students, customers and stakeholders.
£37,099 - £41,732
Hours per week