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Teaching Associate

Organisation Work & Technology
Salary:   £28,331 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Monday 26 April 2021
Interview Date:   Wednesday 12 May 2021
Reference:  A3344

The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology (see https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/our-departments/organisation-work-and-technology/) at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) invites applications for a Teaching Associate to start in September.  The department welcomes applications in all areas of management that fit with research/scholarship relevant to the research themes of the departments. 

You will make a strong contribution to our high-quality teaching (lectures and seminars), primarily at undergraduate level. The post will involve a significant teaching load, including during the summer period. They will be willing to innovate with respect to curriculum development (programme design, implementation and assessment), lead on the academic and student mentor schemes, as well as supervise and support dissertation students.

You will have completed a PhD or be close to completing. Ideally a PhD in Management (or cognate discipline); and a Higher Education teaching qualification would also be desirable. You will have recent experience in teaching one or more of the following areas: organisational behaviour, human resource management, change management, employment relations, leadership, ethics, management and society, and/or information systems at University level.

Key responsibilities will include:
1. As part of a teaching team, deliver a range of established lectures and seminars.

2. Undertake assessment activities and provide appropriate feedback to support student learning. This will be particularly focused across a range of undergraduate courses.

3. To take a substantial role in advising and mentoring undergraduate students.

4. To contribute to student recruitment activities (e.g., Applicant Visit Days). 

5. To lead on the student mentor scheme and on the academic tutorial scheme.

Lancaster University excels in both teaching and research. Lancaster University has been named International University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, and previously held the award of University of the Year 2018 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University also achieved Gold status in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We are proud of maintaining a significant increase in student satisfaction (measured by the National Student Survey) for several years and our ranking of first for career prospects in the Guardian University League Tables (2020).

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof. Niall Hayes, Head of Department of Organisation, Work and Technology (n.hayes@lancaster.ac.uk). 

Applications should be accompanied by a cover letter, a full CV, and a brief outline (no more than 2 sides of A4) of your experience in one (or more) of the target areas of teaching outlined above.

The post is fixed term for 13 months.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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Further details:

The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

 

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

 

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.


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