University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
School of History and Cultures, College of Arts and Law
Part time - 50% FTE
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,942 to £40,322 with potential progression once in post to £42,792 (Grade 7)
Fixed Term for 12 Months
Closing Date - July 13, 2020
- To teach and advise undergraduate, postgraduate or CPD students within own subject area and within an established teaching programme, supervised by a member of staff with ultimate responsibility for the design, delivery and assessment of the teaching programme.
- Teach courses at a range of levels within Egyptian history, literature, culture and language to undergraduates and postgraduates, predominantly through allocated lectures and seminars, so that the School’s teaching objectives are met.
- Contribute to the design of modules with other colleagues.
- Plan and prepare own teaching, including guidance notes and handouts in accordance with the established objectives of the teaching programme.
- Devise and supervise projects and student dissertations.
- Develop an approach to planning and reviewing own teaching.
- Undertake full range of responsibilities in relation to supervision, marking and examining. (Summative assessment, including assessed work contributing to the final award – as a mark or as a credit – such as unseen examinations, essays, dissertations or presentations, is subject to validation by the academic supervisor.)
- Frequently update own subject expertise.
- Undertake personal professional development in teaching, including self-reflection on own teaching, using student and peer review feedback, to enhance own teaching and learning processes.
- Contribute to knowledge transfer on own specialism that is of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader.
- Undertake management/administration arising from teaching.
- Contribute to Departmental/School teaching-related activities and teaching-related administration.
Scope of the Role
- Teaching within own subject area within an established teaching programme (under the supervision from an academic member of staff)
- Contribute to enhancement of the student experience and employability
Skills and Experience
- Higher degree in Egyptology
- Ability to teach ancient Egyptian language at Beginners and Advanced levels
- High level analytical capability
- Ability to design and deliver module materials successfully
- Ability to assess and organise resources effectively
- Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
Planning and Organising
- Plan and manage own teaching and tutorials as agreed by the Head of School or other academic supervisor.
- Manage administrative tasks related to own work.
- Decision Making (as appropriate to the specific role and purpose)
- Teaching within an established teaching programme.
- Decide in consultation with the academic supervisor/mentor on the most appropriate way of undertaking the specified teaching, including the appropriate teaching methods for groups of undergraduates and postgraduates.
- Assess and organise resources.
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