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These are job opportunities which have been posted in the last 7 days.

Current Vacancies (External)

ACADEMIC 

Lecturer in Spanish

Faculty of Education and Language Studies

38,511 to 45,954, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 16/04/2015

closing date : 14/05/2015

Applications are invited for a permanent lectureship post in Spanish in the Department of Languages. You will join a busy and exciting Department which produces a range of distance learning language courses for all levels of undergraduate study.

You will be working in the team that prepares and manages the materials, support, and delivery of these courses. You will contribute to the planning, writing and updating of courses and other materials in Spanish. Academic work typically includes contributing to the development and maintenance of courses, preparation of assignments and examination papers, monitoring of assessment and contact with students through forums etc.

You will be a language graduate, with a PhD in a relevant discipline, a native or near native competence in Spanish, and have the ability to communicate clearly in English. You must have experience of curriculum development and course design and be prepared to engage in research related to language teaching and learning. You should also have a strong commitment to the use of technology in language teaching and learning.

Closing date: 5.00 pm on 14 May 2015.

A start date of 1 September 2015 is anticipated for this role.

email: FELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator on 01908 332247 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.







Please quote reference 11157



Lecturer in Sport and Fitness

Faculty of Education and Language Studies

38,511 - 45,954, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 13/04/2015

closing date : 11/05/2015

We are seeking someone to join our growing and vibrant team of six staff involved in updating materials, overseeing teaching activities and active research that connects with our BSc (Hons) Sport, Fitness and Coaching. You will contribute to supporting some 2000 students mostly in sports related employment and coaching/exercise instruction.

You will have excellent knowledge of sport and exercise science or sports studies including a good understanding of sector working practices, based on first-hand knowledge of working in higher education. You will have a strong research profile with quality publications and evidence of working with external organisations.

Your ongoing teaching will be in module development including assessment administration. You will have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and will be used to communicating, mainly though writing, to a variety of audiences online and in print.
You will have experience of having used information and communications technology to enhance learning is also required.

Closing date: 5.00 pm Monday 11 May 2015

email: FELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11167



SUPPORT STAFF 

Curriculum Development Assistant

University Secretary's Office, Based in Milton Keynes

21,391 - 24,057 pro rata; 18.5 hours per week, ideally spread across four or five working days

circulation date : 16/04/2015

closing date : 30/04/2015

The Curriculum Development team is looking for an experienced, flexible individual to join them. Your main duties will be to support the Head of Curriculum Development and her team, to take an active role in manipulating essential data on qualifications, and in extracting relevant data.

The team works centrally to ensure that all the University's qualifications meet the national standards and the data is accurately captured on the University's systems. This includes developing the qualification records on the new Curriculum system (Vantage), which will replace PLANET. As one of our small team has left, we are looking for another person to join us.

You will have excellent IT skills and experience of working with databases. You will be able to work as a member of a team and on your own initiative, and to demonstrate sound organisational skills as well as accuracy and attention to detail in your work.

Closing date: Noon 30 April 2015.

Interview date: week commencing 11 May 2015.



email: Univ-Sec-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11214