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Teaching Lab Manager

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £38,655 - £45,479 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26594
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Oct-2021
Closing date: 01-Nov-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

Applications are sought for a Teaching Lab Manger to work as part of the School of Engineering and Materials Science Technical Team. The Teaching Laboratories Manager (TLM) has responsibility for the management, safety and day-to-day operations of the SEMS teaching laboratories (1000+ m2) for the purpose of delivering taught practicals to the School’s c. 1500 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students. The teaching laboratories span the fields of mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, bioengineering, aerospace engineering and robotics. The TLM works alongside Module Organisers, Teaching Associates and Teaching Fellows to ensure all lab practicals are timetabled, appropriately resourced and supported through line management of a team of student demonstrators. The TLM will implement health and safety procedures such that the teaching laboratories are run in compliance with School and University policy. The TLM will contribute towards the design, development and delivery of taught practicals.

The TLM will work closely with the Teaching Fellow Manager and Director of Education to formulate and implement teaching laboratory policies and procedures which best support the teaching activities in SEMS.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 70 academic staff and 45 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1900 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. Circa 40 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

Benefits

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, staff networks 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 full time permanent appointment, with an expected start date of November 2021.The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £45,479 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jan Soetaert on J.Soetaert@qmul.ac.uk

Details about the school can be found at www.sems.qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 01 November 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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Lecturer in Language/Skills for Science and Engineering for Transnational Education

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: Sraerting Salary £42,433 - £52,833 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26728
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 18-Oct-2021
Closing date: 01-Nov-2021

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Overview:

School of Engineering & Material Science

Academic Appointments (Teaching and Scholarship)

Lecturer in Language/Skills for Science and Engineering for Transnational Education (4 posts available)

QMUL26728

About the Role

Post-holders will be expected to assume responsibility for leading one or more aspects of teaching in the Joint Education Institute between Queen Mary and Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) in China (the JEI). Post-holders will also contribute to the administration of the JEI, scholarship of teaching and learning and other Queen Mary activities, including contributing to the International Centre for Teaching and Learning, between Queen Mary and NPU.

About You

Candidates are sought at Lecturer level with experience in teaching Language or Skills to science and engineering students in Higher Education. Candidates should have experience of teaching delivery at undergraduate level and an interest in curriculum development, novel pedagogies or inclusive education. Emphasis is placed in the JEI curriculum on the use of language as well as engineering practice and preparation for a professional engineering career.  Candidates with industrial experience and professional practice are welcomed.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate teaching expertise or potential in one or more of the following fields:

Language for Science and Engineering Communication skills for Science and Engineering Professional Development for Science and Engineering Professional Skills for Science and Engineering

It is expected that successful candidates will possess a PhD or EdD, or equivalent experience, with an established track record of teaching in Science and Engineering transnational education programmes, ideally with large cohorts of Chinese students. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to conduct scholarship of teaching and learning in the relevant area. A commitment to high quality teaching and development of new pedagogies is essential to support our thriving undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes in China.

About the School

The School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) has an excellent track record in research across a range of engineering disciplines, including Materials, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomedical, Robotics and Design. In the 2014 REF, QMUL’s General Engineering was ranked 7th in the UK with research publications ranked 4th. Supporting QMUL’s commitment to internationally leading education, SEMS have established a Joint Educational Institute (JEI) with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) in Xi’an, China, delivering degree programmes in Materials Science in China.

Transnational education is a key feature of Queen Mary’s strategic plan and the THE University World rankings places QMUL in the top 25 universities for international outlook. The QMUL-NPU JEI is a flagship for best practice in international, research-led university education. The development of the JEI presents an excellent opportunity to be part of this outstanding collaboration.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers. We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

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, staff networks 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 role will be based in London but it is expected that the post-holder will spend significant time in China to deliver their full teaching load to our JEI students in several 4-5 week blocks during the teaching semesters. Travel, visas and accommodation for delivery of duties in China will be provided, and Queen Mary employs support staff on the ground in the local area.

These are full time, permanent appointments at Grade 5/6 with a starting salary in the range of £42,433 - £52,833 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Your application must include a completed application form and CV plus relevant supporting documentation.

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. 

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Andy Bushby at a.j.bushby@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 01 November 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held w/c 15 November 2021.

The School of Engineering & Materials Science holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science and is a registered member of WISE. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the WISE principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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Teaching Fellow

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £38,655 - £41,918 per annum pro rata (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26225
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Oct-2021
Closing date: 01-Nov-2021

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Overview:

About the Role

We currently have opportunities for some Teaching Fellows to join our team. Teaching Fellows teach, advise and facilitate the experiential learning of students in formal and informal teaching and learning sessions, using appropriate educational best practices to maximise learning and promote a positive student experience.

The Teaching Fellows will focus in particular on topics in design, fluids, solids, mathematics, engineering principles or other related areas, providing synchronous and asynchronous teaching and supporting student activities in coordination with academic colleagues. There may also be opportunities to get involved in more specialist education topics which suit the applicant’s interests.

Roughly 70% of time for each TF will be spent in direct face-to-face education delivery, either through taught modules or project supervision. The remaining time will be available to provide student feedback (formative and summative).

About You

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning through:

Teaching and the evaluation and assessment of student achievement and development Managing student support through e.g. feedback and supervision Contributing to the evaluation and assessment of modules Providing advice and guidance to students Contribution to laboratory-based teaching Leading on relevant administrative tasks of the module(s) they support

Candidates must have a postgraduate degree in an engineering discipline (e.g. mechanical, aerospace, materials, bioengineering, chemical or design) or related field and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience.

Benefits

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, staff networks 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.

This post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. We are able to offer the posts at 0.4FTE, 0.5FTE, 0.6FTE, 0.8FTE and full-time. We encourage applicants to think flexibly about full-time or part-time roles to best suit their personal circumstances. The posts are fixed term contracts for up to 9 months (6 positions) or 12 months (2 positions) and are available immediately. The salary will be in Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £41,918 per annum (pro rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Yousef Zawahreh at y.zawahreh@qmul.ac.uk

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 1 November 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. We would like the successful candidates to start as early as possible.

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