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Position: Lecturer - Health, Safety and Risk
Institution: Robert Gordon University
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Duties: Carries out designated teaching (eg via lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, laboratory work, field trips, studio work, practicals etc) and assessment duties in areas of expertise, or as otherwise required by the Academic Strategic Lead. Participates in the development and preparation of teaching materials. Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students. Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects. Develops and maintains expertise in subject areas. Participates in subject and course development. Participates in curriculum development and, in particular, contributes to the introduction of new methods of teaching and learning
Requirements: Masters Degree in relevant discipline. Professional qualification relevant to the discipline. In depth knowledge and evidence of practical application of Health, Safety and Risk Management. Experience of Health, Safety and Risk Management in industry, at least at an advisory level across a substantial client base or; in a teaching or research capacity
   
Text: Skip to main content myjobscotland Jobs Councils Education Emergency Services Organisations Lecturer in Health, Safety and Risk Apply now Ref no: RGU02065 Published: 15/11/2018 Closes: 16/12/2018 Location: RGU Garthdee, AB10 7GJ Salary: £34,189 - £48,677 per year Contract Type: Permanent Position Type: Full Time Hours: 35.00 hours per week Job Summary At Aberdeen Business School, our staff have been instrumental in developing our reputation as one of the leading providers of management and professional education in Scotland. We are looking for a Lecturer with the same passion and pride in their organisation, deliver our IOSH accredited MSc Health, Safety and Risk Management course in both online and on campus modes, plus teaching across other appropriate postgraduate and undergraduate courses from the School's portfolio. You might currently be in industry with a wealth of experience to pass on to the next generation, or you may already be in a teaching/research role within a health and safety environment. Either way, you'll have an affinity with our teaching methods ensuring a practical approach to business and professional education, in a dynamic learning environment. Naturally, we also expect you to have a masters degree and a professional qualification in a relevant discipline. You'll benefit from the support of a hard working team and if you're new to lecturing, you'll have access to a mentor, previous materials and be expected to undertake a PGCert in Higher Education Learning and Teaching. You can expect a generous contribution to a final salary pension scheme and 46 days holidays (inc stats) per annum. Research in this area of Aberdeen Business School includes: leadership and organisational development; professional development, consumer behaviour, employee engagement, corporate social responsibility, asset management, leadership and safety/ security management, organisational culture and non-technical skills. Staff have received funding from various sources, including industry, government and research councils (EPSRC, ESRC). Research findings are disseminated at national and international academic, professional body and industry conferences, at public sector and business events and published in academic journals, practitioner journals, as well as monographs and reports. The area of professional development/ non-technical skills is noted for its research impact. There are a restricted number of certificates of sponsorship available in the UK and there is no guarantee that the University would be able to obtain one should the successful candidate require one. Salary on appointment will be dependent upon experience. Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience will be placed on the first point of the scale, although consideration will be given to a market supplement (reviewed bi-annually) for those with specific industry experience. This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. For more information visit: https://www.mygov.scot/standard-disclosure Closing Date: 16 December 2018 Job Description RESPONSIBLE TO: Academic Strategic Lead: Department of People Organisations and Practice RESPONSIBLE FOR: No supervisory responsibility PURPOSE OF POST: To contribute to the delivery and development of the School's portfolio of courses. PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Carries out designated teaching (eg via lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, laboratory work, field trips, studio work, practicals etc) and assessment duties in areas of expertise, or as otherwise required by the Academic Strategic Lead. Participates in the development and preparation of teaching materials. Provides tutorial and personal guidance for students. Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects. Develops and maintains expertise in subject areas. Participates in subject and course development. -Participates in curriculum development and, in particular, contributes to the introduction of new methods of teaching and learning. Undertakes Cohort Tutor and module co-ordinator responsibilities, if required, and carries out all duties associated with the management of the course. Undertakes appropriate administrative responsibilities (eg year tutor, student selection, examination organisation, placement organisation, timetabling, maintaining attendance records etc). -Assists in the supervision and visiting of students during their periods of work experience. Promotes and markets the School and its courses to local, national and international clientele (including student recruitment). Maintains working relationships with other Schools/Departments/Units within the University, as necessary, for the smooth operation and continued development of the School and its courses. Actively participates in and suggests relevant staff development activities. Actively pursues and/or encourages research activities (eg writing for publication, developing own research, supervising research students, establishing externally funded research projects, presenting at conferences etc). Engages with other staff, wherever possible, in consultancy activities relevant to the School. Establishes and maintains relevant professional and industrial links, as necessary, for the effective operation of the School's course (eg engagement in work of external bodies, educational and professional). Represents the School on relevant University committees and the School and University on external committees. Carries out such other related duties as may be required. Candidates with limited/no lecturing experience can still be considered but will work to the Developing Academic. Full details of both roles can be found in the attached PDF. Person Specification ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS Qualifications and Professional Memberships Masters Degree in relevant discipline. Professional qualification relevant to the discipline. Knowledge and Experience In depth knowledge and evidence of practical application of Health, Safety and Risk Management. Experience of Health, Safety and Risk Management in industry, at least at an advisory level across a substantial client base or; in a teaching or research capacity. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS Qualifications and Professional Memberships IOSH or IRM PhD Knowledge and Experience Experience of student supervision. Unsociable Hours Evening and weekend teaching is required. Behaviours Behaviour 1: Communication - Ability to receive, understand and convey information requiring careful explanation and information of a complex or conceptual nature, in a clear and accurate manner Behaviour 2: Pastoral Care and Welfare - Experience of calming and reassuring those with work/study related problems who may be experiencing distress, dealing with difficult welfare situations or confidential matters and providing support for those in considerable distress or requiring long-term complex support Behaviour 3: Teaching and Learning Support - Experience of providing standard information or delivering teaching or training, designing content or learning materials within existing frameworks and developing innovative approaches to learning experience and the curriculum Behaviour 4: Service Delivery - Experience of exploring and adapting a service to meet customers’ expectations and also identifying ways of improving standards Behaviour 5: Analysis and Research - Experience of identifying or designing data gathering and analytical methods appropriate for each investigation, and producing reports that identify key issues and findings Behaviour 6: Liaison and Networking - Experience of circulating information in an accurate and timely manner, working across team boundaries to build and strengthen working relationships, leading and developing internal networks to pursue a shared interest and leading and building external networks to enhance the work of the organisation Related Documents Grade 7 and 8 Role Descriptors.pdf Lecturer in Health, Safety and Risk November 2018.pdf RGU RGU Apply now Twitter Facebook Linkedin Google Email Favourite Job categories Further / Higher Education Lecturing (Further / Higher Education) Advertisement Previous job Next job About mjs Your career Why local government? 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