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Lecturer (LTS) English for Academic Purposes

InstitutionThe University of Glasgow
Job TypePermanent
LocationGlasgow, United Kingdom

Job Details

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programmes in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

1. Deliver a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities within English for Academic Study.

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. Contribute to 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 in the discipline and/or profession.

4. Make effective 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. Ensure that teaching and assessment activities are underpinned by rigorous, educationally relevant, enquiries into student learning, engaging in scholarship. Attend and participate in appropriate seminars to support research-led teaching, scholarship and/or professional practice in EAP.

7. Develop effective working relationships with students and, in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.

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 local, and potentially overseas, 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.

10. Engage in continuing professional development activities.

11. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by EAP Managers and the Head of School.

12. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan – Inspiring People – Changing the World.

Job Salary & Benefits

£35,845 – £40,322 per annum, pro rata

Further Information

Closing Date02/12/2019
Interview Date
Start Date

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