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Academic Developer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34451

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 18/02/2021

Job live date: 20/01/2021

Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: Centre for Quality Support and Development

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Academic Developer to join a thriving Academic Development and Enhancement team within our Centre for Quality Support and Development.

The successful applicant will support the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment across the University in line with the principles of our Curriculum Framework. You will contribute to a range of new and established projects in partnership with academic schools, developing resources and designing and delivering educational and professional development opportunities. You will have a key role in the development and delivery of our Academic Practice Programme for new staff who are involved in teaching and supporting learning.

You will have:
•    An in-depth understanding of pedagogical developments in HE at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including in relation to assessment and feedback;
•    A track record of effectively supporting the enhancement of teaching and learning in HE;
•    Experience of designing, delivering and supporting effective and engaging professional development for the enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment.

Closing date: 18/02/2021

Interview date: 04/03/2021

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Academic Development and Enhancement

Contact role:

Director of Quality Support and Development

Contact name:

Joy Collier

Contact name:

Keith Swanson

Contact phone:

0118 3784329

Contact phone:

0118 3784488

Contact email:

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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