STEM Foundation Year Teaching Fellow, Leicester

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University of LeicesterLeicester

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Start date: 14 January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £34,189 to £39,609 per annum (pro-rata)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Vacancy ID: 608
Department: Department of Physics & Astronomy
Hours per week: 30

About the role

In this role, you will deliver teaching, administration and other activities to ensure that a high level of service is provided to foundation year students, through the delivery of lectures, laboratory classes, tutorials and project supervision. Acting as module convener for appropriate modules, you will ensure student feedback is sought and responded to constructively. You will provide pastoral care to students to ensure they receive the very best experience possible.

You will develop and enhance the centre’s reputation in its teaching activities both internal and external to the University.

About you

With a degree in a related science subject, you will have experience in the preparation and delivery of teaching. You will be able to evidence the ability to contribute to the department’s current curriculum and the developing of e-learning materials. We are looking for a self-starter with a real passion for the subject matter who can inspire our students to achieve their potential.

Additional information

Part time (0.8fte) fixed term contract from 14 January 2019 to 28 January 2020 (maternity cover)

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Michael Barkley on or 0116 229 7706.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. You will develop your career in a supportive and collaborative academic environment in one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities; elite in the excellence of our research, yet distinctive for the genuine synergy between our research and teaching.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities.

Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available at

Advert closes midnight on: 19 Nov 2018

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Phase: Higher Education
Gender: Mixed
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