Senior Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering - Dyson Institute

Summary

Salary
Competitive salary + pension, healthcare
Team
The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The ambition of The Dyson Institute is to develop our own degree awarding powers and deliver the academic teaching of the Dyson Degree ourselves, rather than through our university partner (WMG, University of Warwick). In order to realise this, we must build a world class teaching department, and we are looking for a talented Senior Lecturer to join our truly unique academic establishment

Accountabilities

  • As our Senior Lecturer for Mechanical Engineering, you will develop and evolve the academic course content to ensure it remains relevant to the future of engineering, in line with the quality code
  • You will develop and evolve the methodologies for teaching delivery to enable the best academic experience, in line with the quality code
  • As our Senior Lecturer you will identify, define and deliver academic duties, including setting assessment materials, marking and invigilation, required to sustain the delivery of high quality teaching. You’ll also participate in relevant professional activities and engage in continuous professional development
  • Working with Dyson line managers, you will support with the development of training and projects that support and apply the learning from the academic course
  • You’ll give lectures, seminars, tutorials and other classes in line with our teaching delivery strategy
  • Working collaboratively with Dyson management, you  will help coordinate the development of specialist teaching from the wider research community
  • You will proactively implement a continuous improvement programme to optimise all aspects of our course, including feedback from Undergraduates and Dyson senior staff
  • You’ll support, define and comply with The Dyson Institute’s quality assurance standards and procedures
  • With a focus on our people, you will provide the correct level of pastoral support for the undergraduate population

Skills

  • As our Senior Lecturer you will be able to demonstrable excellence in academic duties
  • You will have a proven track record in delivering best in class academic curriculum in a well-respected University
  • You will also be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Quality Code
  • You’ll join us with a good Bachelors or Masters in your field, and a PhD in a related discipline
  • With a focus on continuous improvement, you will demonstrate a passion for the mentoring and development of people, both within your team and also cross-functionally
  • You will also have strong links to industry, and also demonstrate the ability to network and build relationships with internal and external partners

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company bonus 
  • Pension scheme
  • Medical and dental cover 
  • Life assurance 
  • Discount on Dyson machines
  • Subsidized café and restaurants at Head Office

Posted: 20 December 2018