Lecturer - Construction Technology

Inverness, Highland
£35,170 - £43,357 pa
06 Feb 2023
12 Mar 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

UHI Inverness is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. UHI Inverness has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215-acre site. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff, who is a good team player, to work with us as a lecturer within the School of Construction and Forestry on a permanent basis. You will be based at Inverness Campus.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a suitably skilled person who enjoys teaching, learning and has relevant expertise within the construction industry. We are looking for someone who is passionate about sharing their experiences and expertise to the next generation of students and apprentices in the built environment.

You will be delivering modules to students across a range of courses and levels, and you will mainly deliver on our Construction Technology programme. It would be beneficial to have experience of construction technologies and a working knowledge of using design software such as AutoCAD.

You will be required to deliver and design curriculum in an innovative manner with a focus on the sectors best practice. We are seeing an effective team member who can deliver a high-quality curriculum and educational experience.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development

Essential Criteria:

  • Have relevant industrial experience.
  • Construction related qualification to at least SCQF Level 10 or above.
  • Have current and relevant evidence of CPD.
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork examples
  • Construction technology or design software experience

You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative, and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

Please include any professional qualifications or memberships.

You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Shortlisting will take place: 14th March 23

Interviews: week commencing 20th March 23

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Human Resources Department on recruitment.ic@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 273210.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.