Associate Lecturers in Nanoscale engineering in the School of Engineering and Innovation

Employer
Open University
Location
Home based, throughout UK
Salary
£35,333 pro rata
Closing date
9 Oct 2022

Job Details

Starting: September 2022

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role:

       0.1 FTE (Full Time Equivalent)

We are looking for people who can join our growing team of Associate Lecturers the area of Nanoscale engineering, in the School of Engineering and Innovation at The Open University.

The position is part-time (0.1 FTE) and would involve teaching one module in the first instance

The position is home-based and has no fixed core hours. It is permanent, with a probation period of two years. The annual salary and workload are fixed, but there are significant workload peaks and troughs, mainly linked to providing marking and assessment feedback. This is likely to include exam and end of module marking tasks. Other tasks will be required such as focused student support (individual and forum), peer mentoring and working with the module team on assessment activities and quality improvement. Some evening and weekend work will be required. The appropriate level of FTE will be discussed at interview, and there is the possibility of increasing the FTE later. The starting full-time salary is £35,333 paid pro rata based on your FTE. Although most of the teaching occurs between October and June, the position is paid over the full calendar year.

What you get in return 

We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. To ensure they remain up to date with developments in their academic field, Associate Lecturers are allocated 6 days (pro-rata) per annum for AL-led (ie. self-directed) Academic Currency and 1 day, plus 5 days pro rata, per annum for Agreed Academic Currency and Professional Development.  

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 27 days holiday per annum (pro rata) with variable (pro rata) Bank holidays and an attractive pensions proposition. 

How to apply 

For full details and to apply online please use the link below:

Associate Lecturers in Nanoscale engineering in the School of Engineering and Innovation | Employment (open.ac.uk)

Closing date for application: 9 September  - noon 

The Open University is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, which is reflected in our mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment so that all our staff can reach their potential and attract diverse candidates. We recognise that different people bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge, and culture, and that this difference brings great strength 

 

Company

The Open University’s mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

We promote educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.

Through academic research, pedagogic innovation and collaborative partnership we seek to be a world leader in the design, content and delivery of supported open learning.

The Open University has its headquarters at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, which is 80km north of Central London, midway between Oxford and Cambridge, and just off the M1 motorway, linking it to Birmingham and the north of England.

Around 1,200 full-time academics work at the Milton Keynes campus, along with some 250 of our 1,400 full-time and part-time postgraduate research students.

The University has invested significantly in its infrastructure for research, increasing laboratory space at Milton Keynes headquarters by nearly 50 per cent in the last seven years. Our newest facility is the Jennie Lee Building, which houses dedicated laboratories for pervasive computing and deployment of ambient and ubiquitous technologies.

Our students and academics are supported by around 4,000 administrative, technical, secretarial and student services staff.

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