The Department of Computer Science is seeking to recruit two Associate Lecturers on a 3-year fixed-term basis (which may be extended) to support all aspects of teaching and learning for online programmes in the Department. You should have a postgraduate degree in Computer Science and experience in teaching at degree level. These post-holders will support teaching on the Department’s postgraduate online programmes in Computer Science as well as contribute to marking, supervise students and provide advice on study skills and learning problems. Additionally, knowledge of issues related to teaching in higher education, such as assessment and feedback, and delivering a variety of teaching material are desirable.
Key Responsibilities and qualifications etc.
To lecture, lead seminars, tutorials and other forms of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching with an emphasis on online programmes.
To develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students
To carry out on-going curriculum review, including module content and materials and contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies
To undertake effectively a range of administrative responsibilities
To provide – with mentoring - supervision to students, giving advice on study skills and helping with learning problems.
To identify the learning needs of students and define learning objectives.
To investigate innovative teaching, learning and assessment methods and techniques in the sector, bringing new insights to the department
Postgraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Detailed knowledge in an area of Computer Science relevant to the Department sufficient to develop teaching and provide relevant learning support to students across different levels of academic ability
Highly developed communication skills to engage effectively with a wide ranging audience, both orally and in writing, using a range of media
Experience in teaching and learning in HE at undergraduate and/ or postgraduate level or in an evidenced similar context
Creativity, initiative and judgement in applying appropriate approaches to teaching and learning support
Informal discussions can be held with the Head of Department, Professor Neil Audsley (firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0)1904 32 3140) or with the Deputy Head of Department - Teaching, Simon O'Keefe (simon.OKeefe@york.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 325501).
This post is available on a fixed term basis for 36 months.
For more information please visit: https://www.york.ac.uk/professorial-jobs/computer-science/
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