Main Purpose of the Post
The School is currently pursuing an exciting and innovative strategy of expanding its multi professional programme provision. As part of this the School has a well-established and successfully validated undergraduate M.Ost programme, which continues to attract increasing numbers of students. This programme, the only one of its kind in Wales provides a platform for innovative Osteopathic teaching and research, and we are now looking to add to our dynamic osteopathic team.
The post-holder will work alongside the Head of Therapies and our established team of healthcare professionals in the School. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have programme management responsibilities for the Osteopathy programme.
We are looking for an individual who is an experienced Osteopath who can significantly enhance our student learning experience through teaching and continuing development of the curriculum. Purpose of the role
Person Specification Criteria
- Teaching Delivery and Review: Carry out effective delivery of the teaching, assessment and quality assurance of modules or other equivalent components of the taught portfolio. Reviewing course content and materials, and developing, designing and updating materials in compliance with quality standards
- Teaching Innovation and Impact: Deliver teaching practice informed by own or others’ research or informed by personal practice. This includes (i) the teaching activities which the individual engages in, and (ii) content of the teaching which the individual imparts being up-to-date knowledge.
- Esteem: Achieve success in contributing to the wider academic community with demonstrable impact and recognition from internal and external sources. Contribute to institutional teaching impact.
- Advancing and Applying Practice: Demonstrate how innovation, contribution and development have informed practice of self and others through influencing and mentoring.
- Contributing to our Activities: Take part in formulating College/School or University decisions and contribute to activities beyond the immediate research, teaching or scholarship commitments.
- Participating in Professional Activities: Engage with professional activities related to the discipline through networking at conferences or involvement in external groups.
- Managing Self and Others: Support and enable the development of colleagues, students and/or yourself.
- Research Outputs and Activity: Disseminate research findings through appropriate written, oral or other media both internally and externally to the University.
- Research Projects and Grants: Secure the resources necessary to underpin research/scholarly/innovation activity, with success as appropriate to the discipline.
Informal enquiries contact details and further information
- A PhD in a relevant subject area or a degree and relevant professional experience or qualification.
- Recognised teaching qualification that would lead to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or a commitment to achieve this.
- Evidence of effective delivery and review of teaching and assessment.
- Evidence of undertaking course review and/or quality assurance activities reviewing teaching practice, based on own or others innovation and its impact on student learning.
- Success in contributing to the wider academic community with demonstrable impact and recognition from internal and external sources
- Evidence of how innovation, contribution and development have informed practice of self and others
- Evidence of or ability to disseminate research findings through appropriate written, oral or other media both within the institution and externally