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Position for a Lecturer in Gemmology at the School of Jeweller

Open call  /  Education  /  03 Jul 2017  -  31 Jul 2017
Published: 03.07.2017
Position for a Lecturer in Gemmology at the School of Jeweller.
Birmingham City University
Management:
Stephen Bottomley, Bridie Lander
DEADLINE: 31/07/2017
Application
To apply please complete the short application form and upload a CV and covering letter stating why you feel you would be suitable for the role.

Interviews will be held on Monday 21 August 2017 at the School of jewellery, Vittoria Street, Birmingham.

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Intro
We’re looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students while making a substantial contribution to the School’s research and enterprise activity. Experience as a gemmology tutor is essential as is a record of research and/or the supervision of postgraduate students. You will hold a PhD or equivalent industry qualification or experience. The ability to work with a team to develop new course material is a core requirement, as are excellent IT skills.
The School of Jewellery is the largest in Europe, with unrivalled facilities and expertise across a diverse yet specialist sector. Based in the heart of Birmingham’s thriving Jewellery Quarter since 1890, the school has achieved the highest national and global reputation across its courses.

The School is now seeking to appoint a new and enthusiastic full-time lecturer in Gemmology within our new state of the art facilities based within the shared Birmingham Assay Office building.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, experienced specialist teaching team and contribute to the continued successes and achievements at home and abroad within the Faculty of Art, Design and Media at Birmingham City University.

Conditions


About the role
We are seeking a Full-time Lecturer in Gemmology to support the expansion of our full and part-time courses.

The role carries responsibilities for:
- Teaching a variety of modules on the BSc (Hons) Gemmology & Jewellery Studies course curriculum
- Delivery of the Gem-A foundation, diploma and diamond diploma professional qualifications
- Supervision of current postgraduate research and future Post graduate taught students within the department.

The successful candidate will contribute to an excellent student experience through the use of relevant and inspiring learning, teaching, support and assessment methods. Your teaching activities will be further enhanced by your contributions to research, enterprise and scholarship within your specialist field.  You’ll also provide support and mentoring to individual students as a personal tutor and will have the opportunity to take responsibility for leading modules and managing projects.

About you
We’re looking for someone who can enthuse and engage students while making a substantial contribution to the School’s research and enterprise activity. Experience as a gemmology tutor is essential as is a record of research and/or the supervision of postgraduate students. You will hold a PhD or equivalent industry qualification or experience. The ability to work with a team to develop new course material is a core requirement, as are excellent IT skills.

For further information please contact the Head of School, Professor Stephen Bottomley.


Location: School of Jewellery.
Salary: £35,101 to £38,153 per annum, Permanent.
Interview Date: Monday 21 August  2017.
Reference: 062017-202.

Birmingham City University offers excellent benefits which include up to 32 days annual holiday, an index linked contributory pension scheme and an employee medical scheme.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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