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Teaching Fellow (Work based Learning Tutor) Operational Excellence and / or Technology & Innovation (2 posts)

Engineering & Technology

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £44,414 to £52,841 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade:  Grade 09
Contract Type:  Permanent
Basis:  Part Time (0.5 FTE, 18.25 hours per week)
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 05 April 2023
Interview Date:  Friday 21 April 2023
Reference:  0125-23
Release Date:  Thursday 16 March 2023

Our mission in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) is one of real-world application. We deliver practical, industry-relevant teaching alongside applied research that delivers solutions to real world problems. By embedding innovative teaching into all of our courses, we aim to provide an inspirational education that delivers impact in UK industry and worldwide. We engage with industry in many sectors and at all levels in order to inform our teaching, our research and to work collaboratively for the benefit of society.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow within Aston University’s Professional Engineering Centre (APEC) to deliver modules in Operational Excellence and / or Technology & Innovation to work based learners at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Learners will include apprentices ranging from early career through to senior leader level in the fields of engineering and supply chain.   The successful candidate will also act as professional supervisor for apprentices, engaging directly with learners and their line manager to support professional development.

Applicants should be able to evidence relevant industrial experience and have experience of teaching on work based learning programmes. They should have a track record of successful engagement with employers. 

A first degree in an engineering discipline, a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline and chartered status as a professional engineer / professional manager will be required.  We would also expect applicants to hold a formal teaching qualification such as a PGCHE and / or have achieved Fellow status of Advance HE, or be willing to achieve this once in post.

For informal enquiries, please contact David Leach, Senior Teaching Fellow.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit:

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