Teaching, Research & Scholarship
Full time or fractional
Guild House, Peterborough
Faculty of Science & Engineering
Expectations of Academics
ARU is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both
nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we
are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential.
Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have
been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of
over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest
universities in the East of England.
About the role:
We have ambitious plans for the future, with a reputation for partnership
working with employers across the talent, skills, innovation and business
support spectrum. ARU has been named as one of the Top 10 mainstream
universities in the country for graduate employment, and fifth in the country
for employment and further study, in the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020. We are
proud of our diverse student body and our vibrant learning community and, as
an institution, we are committed to transforming lives, promoting economic
development and tackling social inequalities.
ARU has been chosen as the academic partner to deliver a University in
Peterborough. ARU Peterborough, with long term investments approaching £100
million and delivered in partnership with the Mayoral Authority of
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and Peterborough City Council, will provide
transformational and inclusive higher education for the city and region. We
have ambitious aims to build a wide portfolio of courses attracting 12,500
students by 2030. For more information please visit
https: // aru.ac.uk/peterborough
As part of this exciting project, we are now seeking to appoint a Lecturer
Practitioner/Senior Lecturer Practitioners (full or part time) with
expertise in a relevant field of Engineering (current plans include
Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Robotics and Electronics). We are particularly
interested in applicants with experience of undergraduate and post-graduate
course development and experience of distance/online/blended learning, work-
based learning, and degree apprenticeship delivery.
The post holder will play a vital role in the development and delivery of a
new suite of industry ready degree, distance learning, and short courses, as
we welcome our first students, both on and off campus, in September 2022.
You'll develop relationships with industry and use these to support curriculum
We are committed to creating an environment where everyone can fulfil their
potential and thrive. We welcome and encourage applications from all parts of
community regardless of their backgrounds, age, disability, sex/gender, gender
identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic
orientation. As a family friendly institution, we welcome applications for
part time and flexible working. We have been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze
With a degree and relevant experience of engineering in practice and/or a
higher degree (Senior Lecturer Practitioners only), we are looking for team
players with a proven track record in course design, teaching and applying
what they teach in industry. You'll be able to work to tight deadlines,
working independently with minimum supervision and liaising closely with
senior colleagues from our partners and key stakeholders.
Informal enquiries can be made to William Pennington, Academic Developer,
Find out more about working with us.
We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday
entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development
opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package.
Visit our benefits page for full details.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the
community. Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and
work in the UK.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person
Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills
and experience match the criteria in the person specification.