Lecturer in Management (Distance Learning)

University of Manchester

United Kingdom


Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Management (Distance Learning) to: 

•    Contribute towards the planning, design and development of distance learning teaching material for the Group’s online and blended learning provision.
•    Play a crucial role in developing the School’s distance learning provision, aligning the School with the Faculty and University’s distance learning strategy.
•     Deliver outstanding teaching, learning and feedback to undergraduate and postgraduate students through lectures and small group teaching.
•    Contribute to the wider teaching curriculum within the School, deliver other duties such as setting, marking, and assessment of coursework and examinations, supervising student projects and providing excellent student support. 
•    Innovate to develop state-of-the-art new learning resources and feedback materials, either individually or by working with colleagues or project students. 
•    Play a major role in designing and organising our teaching curriculum to drive improvements in teaching and learning quality and student experience.

The School of MACE
The School of MACE is the largest engineering School within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Manchester. Manchester was the birthplace of the engineering discipline, and MACE has historical routes in the Institute of Mechanics in founded,1824. Today the School hosts 1300 undergraduate and 450 postgraduate students, delivers undergraduate programmes across Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, and MSc programmes in both technical engineering subjects and management. With 120 academic staff, 90 technical and support staff, and 300 postgraduate research students and post-docs, the School is at the forefront of engineering education in the UK.   

To drive forward our exciting agenda of raising the quality of our teaching, learning and student experience, we seek to appoint an outstanding teacher to provide an innovative student experience for our Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil engineering students. You will play a major role in designing and organising our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching curriculum, including laboratory work and design tasks. You will be expected to develop activities to improve the quality of teaching, learning and feedback to enhance the student experience. These activities might include new laboratory experiments, new e-learning materials or new material for fundamental Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering disciplines.  

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/about-us/athena-swan/ 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Tim Jones, Reader and Director of Teaching and Learning
Email: timothy.jones@manchester.ac.uk
Technical support:
Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk
Tel: 0161 850 2004
General enquiries:
Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com