Teaching Fellow (Ref: 1492399)

Grade 7; 15 hours per week part-time (40% FTE)
Salary: £33,353 - £40,313 per annum pro rata

Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Biochemical Engineering at UCL wishes to appoint a Teaching Fellow with a specific focus on the education of undergraduate students in enterprise for translation and commercialisation of bioscience /biochemical engineering ideas and of transferable skills for doctoral students. This will be a part-time, 6-month appointment, commencing at the start of the 2015/2016 academic year to support an existing member of staff who has taken on additional Faculty responsibilities.The role-holder will be responsible for determining and implementing teaching activities for biochemical engineering undergraduate students and for professional mentoring of doctoral students. The position includes mentoring and supervision of one teaching associate engaged in the delivery of these activities. The role holder’s position is to substitute for some of the lecturing and tutorials carried out by a member of the academic staff who will be on secondment to the Faculty of Engineering and teaching materials have been developed already.  They will also be responsible for delivery of the teaching materials; setting and marking of coursework and provision of feedback; managing tutorials and monitoring students’ performance. They will use existing teaching resources that support course delivery, for example, case studies and problem-based learning scenarios, and will be responsible for assessment and feedback. Additionally the role-holder will deliver a series of tutorials designed to enhance the transferable skills of first year doctoral students, this material already exists.

All aspects of the role will involve networking and liaison with postgraduate students, academic staff members in the Department as well as with members of the professional services teams.

This post is funded for 6 months.

Key Requirements
The Department seeks to employ a candidate at Teaching Fellow level, ideally with both engineering and educational experience. Knowledge of or experience in biotechnology is required. Experience of level 3 (A-level) teaching would be valuable.

Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the Jobs Opportunities at UCL webpage, by quoting the above reference number or job title.  To apply for the vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button on the job listing.
For informal enquiries please contact Paula Thomas:

Closing Date: 7 October 2015

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