Teaching Fellow in Engineering/Mechanical Design - Electronic and Electrical
Systems - 98109 - Grade 7 - (210001O5)
School of Engineering
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322. With
potential progression once in post to £42,792 a year.
Fixed Term Contract until 30th September 2024
4 vacancies available
Closing date: 30th September 2021
Please note, we reserve the right to close this position early and so we
encourage early applications
The University of Birmingham is in the midst of one of the most
transformational campus redevelopments since the first phase of building on
our Edgbaston campus was completed in 1909. You will be joining our team at a
time when three outstanding new facilities have opened for our Engineering
community. Our new £65M signature School building, our £28M UK Rail Research
and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) Centre of Excellence for Digital Systems and
our world-leading £26M National Buried Infrastructure Facility have recently
opened their doors to welcome students, staff, industry, policymakers and the
We are interested in motivated applicants to provide increased teaching
support, including: the development and delivery of tutorials, laboratories,
and group project exercises; to oversee industrial placements; and coursework
and examination marking for our cohorts of undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD
students. Posts will focus on common first-year engineering teaching, later
year Mechanical Engineering studies and postgraduate provision in Electronic
and Electrical Engineering. Successful candidates will be part of our Learning
& Teaching Group, working closely with other Teaching Fellows and existing
academic staff to develop and support our students' outstanding learning
experience and prepare them for their future careers in engineering.
Summary of Role
• Development and delivery of tutorials, laboratories, and group project
exercises for undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD students
• Support industrial placement supervision for students undertaking a year-in-
• Marking of coursework and examinations under the direction of academic staff
• Supporting the work of the School and enhancing its teaching at a range of
levels within the specified subject area and within own area of subject
specialism to undergraduates, postgraduates and CPD students.
• Act as industrial placement supervisor
• Identify, with the team, areas where current learning and teaching
opportunities need revision or improvement.
• Contribute to the design of laboratories, assessment, and group projects
with other colleagues to address these.
• Plan and prepare own teaching support material, including guidance notes and
handouts following the established objectives of the teaching programme.
• Supervise students work, provide advice on study skills and assist with
• Set and assess work and examinations and provide timely feedback to students
• Assess the work and progress of students using appropriate criteria and
provide constructive feedback to students
• Mark examinations and coursework
• Work closely in collaboration with other staff who are engaged in teaching
relating to projects and design.
• Act as a personal tutor or be responsible for the pastoral care of students
within a specified area.
• Undertake, under the direction of module leaders, a full range of
responsibilities concerning supervision, marking and module administration.
• Frequently update own subject expertise.
• Undertake personal professional development in education practice, including
self-reflection on own teaching support activities, using student and peer
review feedback, to enhance own teaching and learning processes.
• Contribute to knowledge transfer on own specialism that is of manifest
benefit to the College and the University, often under the supervision of a
• Undertake management/administration arising from teaching.
• Contribute to Departmental/School teaching-related activities and teaching-
• Promotes equality and values diversity acting as a role model and fostering
an inclusive working culture.
• Higher degree relevant to research or teaching area or equivalent
• High level analytical capability
• Ability to design and support module materials successfully
• Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
• Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader
• Knowledge of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, and how
to actively ensure in day to day activity in own area that those with
protected characteristics are treated equally and fairly.
Informal enquiries can be made to Aziza Mahomed - firstname.lastname@example.org
Valuing excellence, sustaining investment
We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Birmingham and
welcome applications from all sections of the community and are open to
discussions around all forms of flexible working
: Academic Non-clinical
: 09.09.2021, 6:00:00 AM
Grade (for job description): Grade 7
Salary (Pay Basis)
Advert Close Date
: 01.10.2021, 5:59:00 AM
Fixed Term Contract End Date 30.09.2024