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Associate Lecturer - Economics and Business

International Pathway College
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
32,817 - 40,322 a year
Interview Date
23rd and 24th August 2021
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Role Description


The University of York International Pathway College (IPC) provides alternative routes for international students to access the transformational higher education programmes of the University of York. The IPC offers high quality Foundation, Pre-masters and Pre-sessional programmes designed, academically led, taught and managed by the University. We are seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer to play a part in carrying our work forward at this exciting stage of the department’s development.


You will act, in the first instance, as module leader on the Business and Finance and Maths, Economics and Actuarial Science Foundation programmes, taking responsibility for the successful delivery of the Introduction to Economics module. You will also contribute to the Business modules on the Foundation and Pre-Masters programmes, working alongside the Module Leaders for these. Initially reporting to the Foundation Programme Leader, you will also work closely with Programme Leaders, Module Leaders and Tutors to ensure effective programme delivery. Your responsibilities may include, therefore, the development of assessments, materials development, coordinating teams of tutors, representing your modules at exam boards, and, as well as teaching classes, marking assessments, and conducting tutorials. 

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You will have a relevant teaching qualification, e.g. a PGCE with post 16 specialism, an Undergraduate degree or equivalent, and a Postgraduate degree. You will have knowledge of teaching in an HE context and be able to demonstrate a proven ability in syllabus and materials development. You will have an understanding of assessment design and evaluation as well as knowledge of the principles and practice of implementing and developing technology enhanced learning. You will have experience of working with international students and demonstrate excellent team working abilities. You will have the ability to supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and assist with learning problems.  You will also be able to set and mark assessments, provide appropriate feedback to students, and plan and deliver learning in a virtual environment.

Condition of Employment

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Interview date: week beginning 23rd August 2021

For informal enquiries: please contact Julia Lancaster:

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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