WMG is a global venture and provides innovative solutions to industry, having an international reputation supporting some of the most advanced research, development and education programmes in the world.
Underpinned by the quality of its research, WMG offers a wide range of MSc courses for full-time students and for company-based senior managers such as Airbus, AstraZeneca, GE Aviation, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Network Rail, Rolls Royce, Syngenta and UTC Aerospace Systems. We have extensive collaborative partnerships around the world and teach programmes in ten international centres across Europe and the Far East.
As part of our continuing expansion and development we are looking to strengthen our team by recruiting a Senior Teaching Fellow in International Trade. This role will cover business arrangements around the world taking a wide range of forms and the influence of the global business environment.
You will be involved in the design, organisation, delivery, management and administration of teaching programmes up to MSc level, in addition to the supervision of Project Students up to Doctoral level (depending on qualifications) in a multidisciplinary collaborative environment.
You should hold an Honours degree (or higher qualification) in an engineering, technical, business or supply chain related discipline and have practical experience of carrying out business internationally or working in an international organisation. You will also need to be versatile, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be able to operate in a flexible team environment. In return we can offer a dynamic and challenging environment at the interface with industry, and an opportunity to teach leading edge courses in the UK and overseas.
WMG has engaged the services of Search Higher to manage this recruitment. If you wish to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter directly by email to Kaye Matthews, Search Higher Recruitment Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible.
To undertake teaching in the field of International Trade to postgraduate and post-qualification levels. This will include supervision of research students and student projects up to doctoral level (depending on qualifications). There will be some requirement to teach overseas.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. To deliver teaching in the field of International Trade covering a wide range of business arrangements, trade strategy and the impact of the global business environment. Teaching activities include lectures, seminars and small group work, including assessment, preparing students for projects, project supervision, marking of assignments and dissertations using appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods in order to support the work of the department and develop and enhance its reputation, internally and externally.
2. To supervise research students and student projects up to doctoral level (depending on qualifications). Set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide timely feedback to students.
3. To contribute to the planning, design, organisation and development of objectives and materials for courses, which includes identifying areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement.
4. To teach overseas at WMG’s teaching centres, as required.
5. To be able to draw on examples from practical experience working within international businesses.
6. To challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking.
7. To participate in and develop internal and external networks, contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work and contribute to the identification of sources of funding and the process of securing funds for scholarly activities.
8. To undertake any other duties, such as administration and pastoral care of students, as required.
The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.
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