Teaching Fellow in Human Geography
£31,866 per annum
Full Time, Fixed Term - Academic
The School of Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University wishes to appoint a
Teaching Fellow in Human Geography. The post is fixed for 9.5 months (1
September 2021 – 24 June 2022) to provide cover for a member of staff taking
parental leave. We are seeking applicants wishing to join a passionate and
committed team, engaged in research-informed teaching and fieldwork.
Applicants should have an honours degree in Geography (or a closely related
discipline), and a doctorate in Human Geography (or a closely related
discipline), or be demonstrably working towards such a qualification.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching,
including; module leadership, lecturing, examining, dissertation supervision,
pastoral care of students, and administration and organisation of teaching
commensurate with the role. You will deliver a second-year undergraduate
module ‘Development and Social Change', and contribute to teaching on core
first- and second-year modules (including potential participation on UK and
international field trips).
Applicants are encouraged to contact the Programme Lead, Dr Louella Matsunaga
(email: email@example.com) to discuss the post further. You may also
wish to consult our web site at https:// www. social-sciences.brookes.ac.uk/ for
further details of the School of Social Sciences and the Geography programme.
As Teaching Fellow in Human Geography you will be responsible for:
Teaching students using appropriate instruction methods and setting and
assessing students' work.
Supervising and assessing students' projects and dissertations.
Undertaking curriculum development work including planning, development,
updating of courses and course materials and supervising course provision.
Caring for the pastoral needs of students including counselling and
guidance in relation to their academic programme.
You should have:
A honours degree in Geography or closely related discipline
A PhD in Human Geography (or related field), or demonstrably working
towards such a qualification.
Experience of teaching undergraduates and/or postgraduates at HE level.
Experience of undergraduate and/or postgraduate marking and assessing
students' work and providing formative and summative feedback
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Have skills in working independently and as part of a team.
Be able and willing to undertake and, in some cases, lead on
administrative duties and to participate fully in the Department.
Post start date: 1st September 2021.
Support in developing teaching practice is offered to all new teaching staff
at Oxford Brookes.
As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great
experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional
environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the
success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of
working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www. brookes.ac.uk/job-
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.
We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their
background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in
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Closing Date : 30-Jun-2021 Vacancy ID : 100437
Faculty or Directorate : Humanities and Social Sciences Location :
Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus
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