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Department: Learning and Development Centre
Salary scale: £44,737 - £51,805 per annum
Contract: Full time/open ended
Closing date: 9 November 2022
Interview date: 25 November 2022
Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural, modern university in the centre of Glasgow. GCU is the top performing modern university in Scotland, with the highest increase in rankings of any Scottish university according to the Guardian and Times/Sunday Times (2022), and ranked 52nd overall in the UK in both. Our welcoming university community of 1,500 staff and more than 21,000 students from over 120 countries enjoy state-of-the-art facilities. The large number of international students studying at our UK campuses demonstrates our success as a globally connected university. GCU is also Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships, with a wide range of professionally accredited courses and links with over 300 Industry Partners. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence are integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.
The Glasgow School for Business and Society (GSBS) integrates the areas of business, law and social sciences to ensure that they are well placed to meet the needs of business and society. The Glasgow School for Business and Society seeks to address the complex challenges of the global economy, while delivering social benefit to local and global communities.
The post advertised sits within the GSBS Learning Development Centre. Each school has a Learning Development Centre providing contextualised academic writing support for home and international students, information and communications technology (ICT) support, advice on study skills and other academic support and guidance. The LDC is inclusive and committed to providing support for all students including those with disabilities or specific learning and teaching needs. GSBS LDC provides this support through a combination of workshops, small group sessions, one-to-one appointments and tailored teaching within modules, enabling students to develop the skills required to succeed at university
The role requires the successful candidate to work in partnership with colleagues to provide contextualised, specific academic development support to students across all levels of undergraduate and taught post-graduate programmes through Enhancement-led, evidence-based learning and teaching practices. In particular, we welcome applicants who have expertise in developing materials to support the learning journey of international students encompassing pre-arrival activities, induction support and academic skills development resources.
Applicants will hold a degree in Education (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate considerable experience in a learning support role or previous guidance experience, have experience of the Higher, Further or Secondary Educational system and desirably have knowledge and application of educational diagnostic techniques. Further essential criteria for this role include experience in implementation of developmental strategies particularly in the areas of study skills and essay writing in the context of a relevant discipline and understanding of and commitment to student support, equal opportunities and diversity issues. You will be expected to be familiar with Higher Education and the issues that can affect student success and satisfaction and be actively engaged with new and existing pedagogies to inform your practice. Membership of Advance HE is also desirable.
Applicants are expected to have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills. You should also be able to demonstrate a student-centred approach and an ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues.
Further details on this post are available by contacting Siobhan White, Assistant Head Learning, Teaching and Quality on S.K.White@gcu.ac.uk
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).
You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University vacancies page https://www.gcu.ac.uk/jobs/jobs
Location: Manchester All Saints Campus
Faculty: Business and Law
Salary: Grade 8 (£37,474 to £43,414) or Grade 9 (£44,737 to £51,805) until 31/07/23, an additional 2% will be paid
Closing date: 8 November 2022
Contract type: Permanent
Contracted hours per week: 37
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is a triple accredited business school (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA), placing us within a global elite of institutions for business education and research. We offer a full range of programmes to c. 10,000 students across undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA qualifications. We are also the UK's sector leader for degree apprenticeships, where we work in partnership with several blue-chip employers. The last five years have also seen a tripling of our research active staff, and a rapid upward trajectory in all key research metrics.
The Department of Economics, Policy and International Business is an academic community of over 50 academic staff and 1500 students studying at undergraduate and postgraduate taught and postgraduate research levels. The department is closely aligned with the Future Economies Research Centre and has a high proportion of staff returned to REF 2021. We work closely with a number of global, national and regional partners such as the UN, WTO, HMRC, Treasury, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
About the role:
To complement our existing areas of expertise, we are looking to appoint a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in International Business. We are seeking an ambitious academic who can make an excellent contribution to the continued strategic development of the Department, Faculty and University by delivering a high-quality student experience.
The appointed person is expected to have an in-depth understanding of International Business with a specialism in at least one of the following areas: foreign direct investment into and/or out of emerging economies, international business strategies, comparative capitalisms, comparative and international HRM, the global governance of FDI, and multinationals' innovation strategies.
The School operates a 40:40:20 workload model for colleagues who are research active - i.e. 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% leadership/administration.
- A good first degree together with a PhD or in progress/near completion in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualifications or industry experience.
- A PGCE, Certificate of Education, PGCLTHE, Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or an agreed professional equivalent (or commitment to obtain within three years of appointment).
- An in-depth understanding of the subject area, including recent developments in the field.
- Evidence of excellent teaching ability at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.
- Ability to supervise postgraduate students.
- Evidence of excellent teaching ability at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.
- Ability to supervise postgraduate students.
- Publications, or the demonstratable ability to publish in, leading international-business and management journals.
If you have any questions relating to the post, please contact the Head of Department, Prof. Matthew Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For full details, and to apply, please click here.
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
Salary: £19,623, with progression to £21,686 per annum
Closing Date: 27 October 2021
Newcastle University is seeking three motivated and organised Education Assistants to join our Education Team. You will provide administrative support to ensure the smooth and effective running of a cluster of the Business School’s taught programmes. Working under the oversight of an Education Administrator and the Education Team Leader, you will complete activities in the School Education Calendar and support student processes and activities. You will provide students with an excellent level of service and ensure that they are effectively supported throughout their programme. This will include acting as front line support for student queries in a range of locations on a rota basis. Following a recent Professional Services reorganisation, there has been significant additional staff resource invested in the School.
You will possess good organisation and communication skills and you will be keen to provide students and staff with a consistently excellent level of service. Ideally, you will have demonstrable work experience in a relevant role in a Higher Education setting, with a working knowledge of relevant University systems, although this is not essential. You will have a working knowledge of relevant systems, equipment, processes and procedures, including standard software packages.
For informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact David Platt, Education Team Leader (David.Platt2@ncl.ac.uk) by email in the first instance. For a full job description and details on how to apply, please see the Newcastle University website.
The post is full time, permanent.
- Working under the oversight of an Education Administrator and the Education team leader, to complete activities in the School Education Activity Planner. These include but are not limited to:
- Inputting amendments to annual documentation such as modules and regulations
- Supporting the student registration and induction cycle, including organising inductions, updating handbooks, and personal tutor allocation
- Ensuring up to date information is uploaded to the various University systems, i.e. SAP, Module Outline Forms (MOFs), NESS, Blackboard
- Inputting updates of teaching materials on University systems as they arise, and the timely distribution of materials to staff and students
- Checking and updating student data using University systems, including ensuring students are appropriately registered on programmes and modules as required. Communicating changes and providing information to other services
- Receiving and collating exam papers from academic colleagues, receiving and checking of coursework, including follow up for non or late submissions, distributing and tracking assessed work out for marking and chasing to ensure it is processed within expected timescales. Transcribing or uploading marks to relevant University systems, i.e. NESS, Blackboard. Acting as secretary to Module Moderation Boards and Boards of Examiners, including agenda preparation and circulation, minute taking and monitoring progress of actions
- Acting as secretary to meetings including, but not limited to, Boards of Studies and Examiner and Module Moderation Boards, including meeting organisation, agenda preparation and circulation, minute taking and monitoring of actions
- Setting up University systems evaluations for students to complete
- Managing receipt of absence request forms and processing of PEC requests, approving extensions within set criteria, liaising with professional service and academic colleagues where necessary, communicating decisions back to students and ensuring that institutional systems are updated
- Providing support for post application visit days
- To provide students with a consistent level of service and ensure they are effectively supported throughout their programme lifecycle, including whilst taking part in activities such as placements and mobility opportunities
- To act as front line support for student queries in various locations associated with the School on a rota basis and will be expected to take on a generic health and safety role within the School
- To work closely with colleagues/teams at School, University and faculty level to: deliver Business School strategy, ensuring alignment with the University’s strategies, policies, guidelines and approaches; share best practice in a service culture; and undertake joint planning with a commitment to change management in order to maximise impact and effectiveness
- To carry out other duties, as defined by line manager, which support the successful achievement of Business School vision and strategy
The Person (Essential)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Working knowledge of relevant systems equipment, processes and procedures including standard software packages
- Appreciation of the standards for the conduct and output of the role
- Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing
- Good I.T. skills, i.e. good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software packages
- Familiarity with work priorities and those of colleagues
- Basic understanding of relevant policies and procedures, as they affect the role
- Willingness and availability to work flexibly when required and agreed with line manager
- Working knowledge of relevant systems (SAP, NESS, MOFs, Blackboard, Syllabus Plus, Evasys) (Desirable)
- Demonstrable work experience in a relevant role and/or comparable setting (Desirable)
- Grades A-C in English Language and Mathematics at GCSE (or vocational qualifications or equivalent)
Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.
The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.
We understand how important the full employment package is to our colleagues at Newcastle University and we are committed to providing a great range of benefits and discounts for all. You can learn more about what is available here on our Benefits Website page.
Salary: £55,840 - £62,415 per annum inclusive of London allowance for a Reader, or off scale for a Professor
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 14-May-2021
About the Role
The School of Business and Management (SBM) seeks to recruit an outstanding researcher and teacher to a Readership or Professorship in Consumer Behaviour (Teaching & Research). This post offers an opportunity to make a major contribution to the development of marketing research and teaching in a rapidly growing and distinctive business and management school.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate the capacity to research and publish at a world-leading level. The successful applicant will be a recognised leader in the field of consumer behaviour and be expected to have a strong and sustained publication record. Applicants should have a completed doctorate. The Reader/Professor will make significant contributions to the intellectual life of the School of Business and Management and the Department of Marketing. They will lead their research group by example, providing direction that will enable its success, deliver high quality teaching which enhances student experience, as well as contributing as a senior academic to the wider achievements of the School and Department. The post-holder will achieve this by:
- Making important research contributions to the field;
- Advancing the subject or profession through publications, creative works or other forms of scholarship or performance;
- Delivering high quality teaching including making innovations in key aspects of teaching and learning;
- Contributing to the administration of research, teaching and other university activities;
- Guiding and developing grant proposals;
- Maximising opportunities for public engagement in the subject.
The School is strongly committed to the development of all its staff and we will ensure that the successful candidate has the opportunity to develop their teaching, research and administrative skills.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the consumer behaviour teaching on our MSc and undergraduate programmes. We will consider applications from any area of consumer behaviour and consumer psychology. Applicants will be expected to show how their research interests complement those within the School and how they can contribute to the development of marketing programmes within the department of marketing.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full-time, permanent appointment with an expected start date of 1st September 2021. The starting salary will be in the range of £55,840 - £62,415 per annum inclusive of London allowance in the case of a Readership, or off scale in the case of a Professorship.
How to apply
Your application should include:
- a statement as to whether you are applying for a Readership or a Professorship,
- a focused CV of no more than fifteen pages, to include up to one page of evidence of teaching quality (for example recent evaluations and teaching awards or other recognition),
- a brief (one page) outline of your research plans for the next three years.
As part of the selection process, you will be asked to present to members of the Department of Marketing on your research and teaching. Please do not send research papers or evidence of qualifications with your application as these will be requested at a later stage in the process.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or Other Minority Ethnic groups and women as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
Enquiries can be addressed to:
Professor Stephan Henneberg, Head of Marketing Department and Chair Professor of Marketing and Strategy: email@example.com
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