Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) is a vibrant, cutting-edge research institution at the University of Warwick, providing research, education and knowledge transfer in engineering, manufacturing and technology. We currently have a great opportunity for a Senior Teaching Fellow to join our Intelligent, Connected and Automated Mobility project, to deliver education and teaching across a range of modules.
To undertake high quality teaching, provide academic leadership and supervise modules in Automotive Electronics, Testing, Safety, Software, and Sensors, and to develop and enhance the reputation of Smart Connected and Autonomous Vehicles teaching and learning at WMG, both internally and externally.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching and Learning Support
- To have academic ownership for modules, design teaching materials and deliver education/ teaching across a range of modules and professional training (masterclasses, webinars, demonstrations) as a part of our HVM CATAPULT Skills for Industry – Intelligent, Connected and Automated Mobility project.
- To use appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods.
- To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student projects as appropriate.
- To identify areas where current provision is in need of revision and contribute to continuous improvement of Automotive Electronics, Testing, Safety, Software, and Sensors teaching and learning.
- To contribute to the planning, design and development of objectives and resources.
- To set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide timely and worthwhile feedback to students.
- To be able to differentiate tasks set for different ability levels using the appropriate media.
- Where required act as the leader of an element of study (such as a course, module, programme, etc).
- To challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking.
Research and Scholarship
- To engage in and apply subject, professional, pedagogic and practitioner research and other scholarly activities and extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to teaching and share excellent practice within the teaching team.
- Where appropriate conduct individual or collaborative scholarly projects.
- To develop and produce learning materials and disseminate the results of scholarly activity.
Administration and Other Activities
- To participate in and develop internal and external networks, for example may contribute to student recruitment, facilitate outreach work and build relationships for future activities.
- To act as a personal tutor and where necessary be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area.
- To undertake specific departmental roles as may be required.
- To engage and attend departmental meetings and to participate, as appropriate, in other committees and working groups within the department, the faculty and the University.
- To participate in relevant professional activities, for example non-teaching CPD.
- Ensure compliance with health and safety in all aspects of work and, where appropriate, undertake risk assessments.
- Where required act as discipline group leader, usually to a limited degree.
- Honours degree or equivalent (2.1 or above) and Masters qualification or equivalent in Engineering or other STEM relevant field and E
- Significant proven experience in academic and/or industrial teaching or training in a relevant setting E
- Industrial experience in one of the following areas: Automotive Electronics, Testing, Safety, Software, Verification and Validation, Perception Sensors, Communications, ADAS and automated driving E
- Possession of a teaching qualification or HEA accreditation, or willingness to complete Warwick APPTE or seek HEA accreditation when in post E
- Significant proven experience in designing teaching material or professional training in Engineering or a STEM relevant field E
- Proven experience of project supervision and/ or mentoring of professional staff E
- Ability to use a range of techniques to adapt to the needs of the learners and familiarity with strategies to promote learning E
- Experience or a willingness to use e-learning technologies to engage learners E
- Understanding of diversity equal opportunities as they may impact on areas of teaching E
- Effective engagement and facilitation skills with proven ability to quickly gain credibility and competence E
- Ability and willingness to work as a member of a team and contribute positively to a collegial team environment and to be able to work independently E
- Good interpersonal skills; the ability to relate well to colleagues and different kinds of students’ E
- Engaged in continuous professional development E
- A relevant doctoral qualification D
- Understanding of scholarly activity within Engineering or a STEM relevant field education/ general education D
- Experience of teaching and learning administration D
Essential (E) Desirable (D)
The expected date for interview for shortlisted candidates is Wednesday 15th December 2021.
Warwick Manufacturing Group has appointed SearchHigher as their recruitment partner for this campaign; please apply below by submitting a CV & Cover Letter in Word Document format , or you can also email your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org ; or call Kaye Powell on 07387238343 for a confidential conversation.