We have an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer to contribute to an excellent student experience by leading, organising, delivering and reviewing teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and undertaking scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the Nursing & Healthcare School.
The Nursing & Health Care School at the University of Glasgow is consistently ranked as one of the top Schools in the UK for nursing education. At undergraduate level we offer an Honours Degree in Nursing (4 years) and our highly valued graduates have excellent employment prospects. The School also offers a flexible programme of multi-professional postgraduate courses that may be taken individually or used towards a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters degree. We also have a thriving community of postgraduate research students, from both the United Kingdom and overseas.
To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by delivering, organising and reviewing teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the Nursing & Healthcare School.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Make a substantial contribution to delivering and leading a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities, across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Nursing & Healthcare 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. Take a lead in 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.
4. Develop effective approaches to the 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. Develop effective working relationships with students and colleagues and, in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.
7. Develop a growing portfolio of scholarship outputs and activities 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 and scholarship in your disciplinary and/or professional area.
8. Develop relationships with external stakeholders in support of knowledge exchange, public understanding and appropriate forms of outreach, such as widening access.
9. Participate in 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. This may include international travel.
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, World Changers Together
A1 Current registration with the NMC as an Adult nurse
A2 Relevant Master's degree or equivalent
A3 Completion, or nearing completion of, Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area
A4 A teaching qualification recognised by the NMC
Knowledge and Skills
C1 Track record of scholarship and development and delivery of teaching, and proven ability to develop and devise teaching programmes, techniques and methods.
C2 Extensive breadth and depth of knowledge in the specialist subject/discipline to develop teaching programmes/methodologies/learning support.
C3 Proven ability to design, review and enhance multiple learning, teaching and assessment programmes.
C4 Ability to communicate complex or conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge and understanding, and developing early career academic colleagues.
C5 Continuing engagement with current practice and developing knowledge.
C6 Ability to contribute to broader leadership and management activities, for example in leading a student cohort, along with an awareness of current and future priorities of the University/College/School/Service.
C7 Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline, through open data, open code, open educational resources and practices that support replication.
C8 Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.
E1Experience and achievement in the relevant field reflected in an expanding personal academic portfolio.
E2 Experience of developing and demonstrating teaching and research methods and devising models, approaches, techniques, critiques and methods.
F1 Experience of transnational education.
F2 Willingness to travel to Singapore for teaching for up to 4 weeks at a time, usually no more than once per year.
Terms and Conditions
Salary will be Grade 8, £46,047 - £53,353 per annum.
This post is full time and open ended.
As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.
As a valued member of our team, you can expect:
1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.
2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.
3 A flexible approach to working.
4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.
We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.
We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.
We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor Eileen Cowey, [email protected] or Dr Louise McCallum, [email protected]
Vacancy Ref: 107749, Closing Date: 27 February 2023.
Vacancy Ref : 107749 Close Date : 27-Feb-2023 23:45