Lecturer - Engineering Education

School/Institution:Scotland'S Rural College, United Kingdom, Dumfries

Discipline: Engineering Education

Employment Type:Full-time

Posted:2020-05-14

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Lecturer - Engineering

SRUC is a widely respected further and higher education institute dedicated to producing specialist research, delivering high quality education and providing comprehensive consultancy services in the rural sector within the UK and beyond.

An organisation unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe; we aim to lead the way in innovation and sustainable development in the agriculture and rural sectors at local, national and international levels.

Are you an experienced service engineer within the agricultural or forestry sector? Are you looking for a new challenge? We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help consolidate and grow SRUC’s engineering education and training provision at our Barony Campus.

The successful candidate will have proven skills in: the service, maintenance, diagnostics and repair of hydraulic and electronic systems; ability to service, maintain, diagnose and repair engines, transmissions along with other common systems utilised on tractors; ability to understand and operate a range of machinery in a safe and efficient manner.

We expect the successful candidate to have a background in either agricultural engineering or forestry engineering. Previous experience of teaching and instructing techniques is not essential as training will be provided to the successful candidates.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of learning materials
  • Delivering programmes of education, training and assessment, including a wide range of practical skills to a high standard or workmanship as well as classroom teaching to appropriate academic standards
  • Conducting student assessment in accordance with Awarding Body standards
  • Maintaining appropriate records of teaching and assessment
  • Maintaining appropriate records of attendance
  • Provision of educational guidance, counselling and tutorials as required
  • Attending internal and external meetings as required
  • Maintaining appropriate liaison with the land based industries
  • Updating of personal skills and qualifications

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mr Robert Paterson, Senior Engineer, by email at robert.paterson@sruc.ac.uk.

For further information and to apply, please visit our webpage:     www.sruc.ac.uk/jobs

SRUC Leading the way in Agricultural and Rural Research, Education & Consultancy.

SRUC is committed to valuing Diversity, advancing Equality and respecting Human Rights throughout the organisation and encouraging applications from disabled people using the “Disability Confident Employer” symbol. SRUC is a member of the Athena SWAN charter.

SRUC. A Charitable company limited by guarantee, SC003712. Registered in Scotland No SC103046

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