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Academic Lead

Academic Lead

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Lecturers & Teaching Staff

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £31000 - £60000 per annum + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Samantha Johnston

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are currently working with a leading university in the UK, who are looking to recruit a senior lecturer specializing in Humanitarian Practice and Studies, for a four-year fixed term contract. With a salary of up to £60,000, please see further details on this role below:




  • Collaborate with academic colleagues across the university to ensure the LEAP programme - Leadership Education Academic Partnership, is ready to take its first cohort of students by January 2019.
  • Use innovative teaching techniques and resources to engage and motivate the students.
  • Ensure that teaching material is informed by field experience and research, as you will be expected to have a research agenda that keeps the students informed of on going developments.
  • Ensure the programme meets the university's quality assurance and educational standards.
  • Convening courses and offering teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels as required.
  • Undertake active administrative leadership within the university.


Personal Specification


  • Relevant PhD and proven track record of excellent teaching. (Essential)
  • Practical knowledge or experience of management and NGO engagement (Essential)
  • Excellent presentational and interpersonal skills (Essential)
  • Evidence of high level research in humanitarian studies or related areas, including publications in leading journals. (Desirable)
  • Evidence of supervising postgraduate students (Desirable)
  • Qualitative and quantitative research skills (Desirable)


If you are interested in applying, please email your CV to quoting the reference number in the subject line.