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Skills Enhancement Tutor- Full time, permanent

Edinburgh Napier University
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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We are seeking to appoint a Skills Enhancement Tutor in the School of Applied Sciences to support and enhance provision within the area of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science.

Why join us?

As a top 10 Modern UK University for bioscience, our School of Applied Sciences offers our students an experience beyond the classroom. Based in the heart of Scotland's historic and culturally rich capital city, we encourage student development through personalised learning and our strong links within industry.

At the School of Applied Sciences putting theory into practice is our guiding ethos, using science to help you make a difference. Our £60Million, purpose-built science and health campus in Sighthill houses a full range of cutting-edge facilities where staff, students and researchers tackle global and local issues affecting health, society and the environment.

The role

As a Skills Enhancement Tutor, you will support the 2 year MSc Pharmaceutical and Analytical Science course, along with contributions to MSc Drug Design and Biomedical Science and to skills development in other relevant areas of the BSc Biomedical Science and BSc Biological Science routes. The role will provide additional capacity in relation to the development of industry-aligned skills for the students on the above courses.

You will organise, co-ordinate, deliver and assess on relevant programmes offered across the subject area, undertaking appropriate administrative tasks relevant to the post; this may include work associated with examinations, assessment and tutoring. You will ensure that content, methods of delivery and learning materials will meet the defined learning outcomes and assess the work and progress of students by reference to defined criteria and provide constructive feedback to our students.

Who are we looking for?

You will have a post graduate degree in a relevant subject and be willing to work towards a teaching qualification, if you do not already possess one. You will have recent experience of working in an applied setting with the knowledge required to teach and support students in the acquisition of practical skills relevant to the subject matter. You will be able to demonstrate Edinburgh Napiers values of being Inclusive, Innovative, Ambitious and Professional along with the ability to use IT and relevant software packages to support teaching and learning.

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 41 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts

Grade 5 £32,816 - £39,152 per annum

Additional Information

For informal discussions about this position, please contact Dr Rob Briers, Head of Life Sciences.
  • Closing Date : 8th August 2021
  • Interview Date : TBC

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.
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