LITE Fellowship open for applications

Applications are invited for the next cohort of leaders in teaching excellence.

LITE Fellowship applications are now open

LITE Fellowship open for applications. October 2019

Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is recruiting for the LITE Fellowship.

The role offers secondment at a level of 0.2 to 0.8 full-time equivalent (FTE), which can be spread over one to three years and shared between several colleagues.

Funding may be taken as secondment from current duties, or a portion can be used to buy in a research assistant, for example.

Professor Tina Overton, LITE Director, said: “The LITE Fellowship continues to focus on setting an aspirational standard of teaching excellence and pedagogic scholarship across the University.

“We had an excellent response to the launch of the new Fellowship, and now we want to build on that and attract more high-calibre candidates to take up this great opportunity to boost student education at Leeds."

The closing date for applications for this latest round is Monday November 4.

See the University’s jobs website for further information, a full job description and to apply. You can also read LITE’s current projects.

Academic and professional colleagues are invited to apply but applicants must be employed in a substantive role at Leeds during the period of the Fellowship.

Successful candidates will be expected to carry out a project based on innovative teaching, scholarship or pedagogy, in alignment with the University’s strategy for education and LITE’s research themes, priorities and objectives.

Fellows will also be expected to contribute to LITE’s scholarly community, contribute content towards the digital and external-facing profiles and act as an ambassador at internal and external events.

Hot desk space in 18 Beech Grove Terrace is available, with appropriate equipment and meeting spaces, and an allocation of up to £8,000 will be available to support projects.

Applicants, or at least one of a group, must have Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, now Advance HE.

 

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