Curriculum Development Fellow
Fixed Term Contract until June 2020 (1FTE)
One role will be based at Inverness College UHI and another role at North Highland College UHI, Thurso
Do you have a passion to build world class education? Are you looking for a dynamic role in an emerging university? Do you wish to work with industry and educators to create exciting and relevant curriculum linked to future engineering? Does the thought of engaging with learning technologies and colleagues across a large collegiate university thrill you? Do you see a route forward to build strong and informed links between research and curriculum? If so, we would like to hear from you.
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) seeks two talented individuals to support curriculum developments across its engineering programmes. These programmes embrace novel learning and teaching methods, such as the ‘flipped classroom’ and are supported by a variety of high-quality practical and laboratory facilities.
One role will be based at Inverness College UHI and another role at North Highland College UHI, Thurso. Please clearly specify on your application form, your preferred location.
Focus is required specifically in the development of materials for the higher levels of the undergraduate curriculum and for the postgraduate courses. Additionally the post-holder will contribute to the engineering strategy and outward-facing activities.
Candidates should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience and expertise gained in an industrial environment. Familiarity with and experience of, the industrial design process is desirable. Membership of the Higher Education Academy, or a willingness to work towards it, is essential.
In addition, you should be a well-motivated self-starter with good communication skills who is able to work effectively with a team. A strong customer-focus and an awareness of the engineering requirements across multiple sectors are essential.
The posts of Curriculum Development Fellow – Engineering are new fixed term positions within UHI. These posts are funded by the European Social Fund and Scottish Funding Council as part of Developing Scotland’s Workforce in the Scotland 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment.
Closing date: Sunday 22 April 2018
Please note post holder will be subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland and other background checks.
For the full job description and to apply please click the apply link