University of Glassgow

University of Glassgow

Lecturer, Prosector and Academic Lead for Learning Resource Development (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

United Kingdom

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Lecturer, Prosector and Academic Lead for Learning Resource Development (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer, Prosector and Academic Lead for Learning Resource Development to contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by leading resource development for the Human Anatomy teaching, as well as contributing to teaching, assessment, and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also support scholarship activity to enhance learning and teaching in Human Anatomical Sciences.

The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing is renowned for pioneering teaching methods and superb facilities for undergraduate and postgraduate study. The School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing is part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences.

Job Purpose

To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by leading resource development for the Human Anatomy teaching, as well as contributing to teaching, assessment, and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The postholder will also support scholarship activity to enhance learning and teaching in Human Anatomical Sciences.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Lead on the preparation of, and manage, a new (physical and digital) anatomy teaching collection and provide specialist technical advice for other academics. Responsible for developing innovative approaches to human tissue dissection, ensuring high standards.

2. Lead on resource development to meet teaching and assessment objectives; this may involve blended or online provisions.

3. To play a key role in and oversee the legal, ethical and Health and Safety aspects associated with developing and utilising teaching resources (physical and digital).

4. Lead the acquisition, set up, and maintenance of equipment/systems and the design of analysis strategies, in line with teaching objectives.

5. Carry out scholarship and data analysis to help optimise resource use and inform approaches on educational strategies.

6. Contribute to lab-based teaching, supervision, and assessment activities across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Subject/School.

7. Carry out appropriate administration (record keeping, resource allocation management, legal or legislative requirements) within required timescales ensuring effective communication of information.

8. To actively engage and collaborate with colleagues at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow to develop clinical educational resources from surgical training courses.

9. Contribute to the on-going development and design of teaching innovations that supports a research-led and scholarly approach to student learning and assessment across the entire human anatomy portfolio.

10. Develop effective working relationships with colleagues and students and, in partnership with relevant student services teams, respond appropriately to the diverse range of learning approaches and learner needs.

11. Engage in continuing professional development activities as appropriate. (E.g. Monitor standards and technical developments in providing educational resources and continue to expand knowledge and skills base through appropriate and tailored courses).

12. Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of School.

13. To contribute to the enhancement of the University's international profile in line with the University's Strategic Plan, A Global Vision and Inspiring People - Changing the World.

Knowledge/Qualifications

Essential:

A1. Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in Human Anatomy and/or teaching experience.

A2. Up-to-date knowledge and sufficient breadth in understanding human anatomy with an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of colleagues and students to inspire learning within the subject area.

Skills

Essential:

C1. Ability to communicate on materials of a specialist or highly technical nature and be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.

C2. Awareness of the importance of policies and procedures relevant to a university sector and related sectors.

C3. Demonstrated commitment to open research, as appropriate to the discipline, through open data, open code, open educational resources and practices that support replication.

C4. Proven commitment to supporting the career development of colleagues and to other forms of collegiality appropriate to the career stage.

Experience

Essential:

E1. Previous experience of human anatomical dissection techniques for educational, research and display purposes

E2. Interest in, and experience of, the use of multimedia and digital technologies for the purpose of teaching human anatomy to a range of programmes including, science, medical, dental, and nursing students.

E3. Experience of project management/leadership involving responsibility for reaching milestones and outcomes.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 7, £39,347 - £44,263 per annum.

This post is full time and open ended.

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career. Information on the programme can be found on our website at: https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/all/pay/ecdp/

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/payandpensions/pensions/, benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/staff/healthwellbeing/.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/humanresources/equalitydiversity/athenaswan/ and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. gla.ac.uk/explore/jobs/ for more information.

Informal Enquiries should be directed to Professor Scott Border, [email protected]

Vacancy Ref: 138729, Closing Date: 07 March 2024.

Vacancy Ref : 138729 Close Date : 07-Mar-2024 23:45

Job details

Title

Lecturer, Prosector and Academic Lead for Learning Resource Development (Learning, Teaching & Scholarship Track)

Employer

University of Glassgow

Location

United Kingdom

Published

February 08, 2024

Application deadline

March 07, 2024

Job type

Lecturer

Field

Biology,Medicine

About the employer

The University of Glasgow was established in the year 1451 by papal bull. It is among the 4th ancient universities in Scotland and the fourth-oldest university in the USA. It was a part of the Scottish Enlightenment along with Edinburg, St. Andrews, and Aberdeen during the 18th century. Among the ancient universities in the UK, the University of Glasgow is one of the eight institutions that award undergraduate and graduate degrees in popular disciplines. The university comprises four colleges that include the College of Science & Engineering, College of Arts, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, and College of Social Sciences.

The university is spread over different campuses. The main campus is the Gilmorehill campus situated in Hillhead. The campus in the Garscube Estate in Bearsden houses the Veterinary School and sports facilities of the university and Dental school, the medical section is taken care of at Gartnavel Royal Hospital located on Great Western Road. Moreover, the Crichton campus and the teaching center at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Dumfries are jointly operated by the Open University, the University of the West of Scotland, and the University of Glasgow.

The University of Glasgow has 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 140 countries worldwide. It is a major employer in the city of Glasgow with more than 8,000 staff, including more than 3,400 research and teaching staff. The university is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities

The university has introduced the World-Changing Alumni award for celebrating the excellent performance of the notable alumni. The winners include Susanne Mitschke in 2017 and Matt Fountain in 2016. Some of the other notable alumni who are now being recognized by the world include the three Prime Ministers namely Bonar Law, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, and William Lamb.

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