Teaching Fellow/Senior Teaching Fellow in Technology Management

13 February 2018

UCL/MSSL is seeking to employ a Teaching Fellow and Senior Teaching Fellow in our Technology Management Group. The Technology Management Group is concerned with the development, management and exploitation of technology within an enterprise context, and carries out research, teaching and consultancy in relevant areas. By applying this knowledge, it also supports projects and activities in the Department of Space and Climate Physics, other UCL departments, associated institutions and partner companies.

This programme of activity involves teaching in relevant programmes across the University, including undergraduate and postgraduate courses and industrial training programmes. Most of these services are delivered through UCL's Centre for Systems Engineering which is hosted by the Department within the Technology Management Group. An important facet of this is the provision of modular MSc programmes in Systems Engineering Management, Technology Management and Project Management. Open short courses and customised industrial training courses in Systems Engineering and Project Management are also offered to a range of customers in the UK and overseas.

Main purpose of the job: 

Provide Masters-level teaching and workshops in technology management / engineering management / systems engineering / project management for academic programmes at UCL in London. 

Support other teaching activities in technology management, systems engineering management and/or project management in the South East, and occasionally elsewhere in the UK and overseas. 

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Design and deliver Masters-level teaching in technology management / engineering management / systems engineering / project management to be delivered in London, around the South East, and occasionally elsewhere in the UK and overseas
  • Prepare teaching materials including slides, handouts, case studies and exercises
  • Design and implement assessment of students including written coursework and exams
  • Proactively engage in regular curriculum review and development and contribute to the assurance and enhancement of teaching quality and the student experience
  • Actively participate and contribute as a member of the teaching team.  Collaborate with colleagues to meet programme and student needs and share developments in teaching methodology, use of equipment and teaching materials with colleagues
  • Contribute to the induction and instruction of colleagues, support staff, demonstrators and students at the start of the academic year and as required
  • Challenge students' thinking and foster debates to develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking
  • Contribute ideas for research projects for students
  • Develop own areas of specialist knowledge and, for staff with a doctorate, research agenda (1 day per week maximum)  
  • Supervise MSc student research projects
  • Play a proactive role in sharing ideas and experience through organising seminars and workshops, both nationally and at international conferences (as appropriate)
  • Contribute to course organisation as required
  • Act as Personal Tutor to some MSc students, checking on their progress and offering support and advice on career development as appropriate
  • Participate in group, Department, and University meetings and workshops as required
  • Participate in working groups and committees of professional bodies such as IET, INCOSE, APM (as appropriate)
  • Undertake own Continuous Professional Development (CPD) to keep up to date with developments in the relevant subject area, teaching methods and techniques.
  • Adhere at all times to the policies, rules and regulations of the group, Department, and University. Actively follow UCL policies including Equal Opportunities, Race Equality and Information Governance policies
  • Carry out duties in a resource efficient way and actively support UCL's Sustainability Strategy, policies and objectives within the remit of their role
  • Act at all times in accordance with the highest professional standards, ensuring that these are maintained in the delivery of all aspects of teaching and research
  • Ensure the highest standard of record keeping, maintaining accurate, complete, and up to date records, ensuring confidentiality is maintained as applicable
  • Maintain an awareness and observation of Fire and Health & Safety Regulations

A probationary period of 24 months applies to Teaching Fellow posts and the appointee is expected to successfully complete the UCL Centre for Advancing Learning and Teaching Arena 2 training programme, which leads to a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Further information can be found at: 


As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and amended in consultation with the postholder

In addition to the above, the Senior Teaching Fellow is expected to:
  • Take on programme definition, which could involve evaluating the course content and structure based on the needs of the target students. 
  • Provide leadership on a number of teaching-related initiatives, such as quality assurance of taught programmes and the accreditation of one or more programmes
  • Supervise both MSc and PhD students

CLOSING DATE: Midnight 28 March 2018

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Grade  7 (Teaching Fellow) or 8 (Senior Teaching Fellow)
Hours    Full Time or Part Time
Salary*  £35,550- £38,833 per annum (Teaching Fellow) £39,992- £47,722 per annum (Senior Teaching Fellow)

*Salary figures including London allowance of £3031 (payable only if the post is based in London). For staff based in Surrey, travel expenses to London can be reclaimed.

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