Academic Role Profiles

University of Brighton

 

AGREED ROLE PROFILES FOR STAFF ENGAGED IN TEACHING, RESEARCH and

SCHOLARSHIP

 

 

AC 2  (Lecturer grade)

 

Teaching and

Teach as a member of the lecturing team in a developing capacity within an

 

learning support

established programme of study, with the assistance of a mentor if required

 

 

 

 

 

Teach in a developing capacity in a variety of settings from small group tutorials to

 

 

large lectures

 

 

 

 

 

Transfer knowledge in the form of practical skills, methods and techniques

 

 

 

 

 

Identify the learning needs of students and define appropriate learning objectives

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure that content, methods of delivery and learning materials will meet the

 

 

defined learning objectives

 

 

 

 

 

Develop own teaching materials, methods and approaches with guidance

 

 

 

 

 

Develop the skills of applying appropriate approaches to teaching

 

 

 

 

 

Challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in

 

 

critical discourse and rational thinking

 

 

 

 

 

Supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and help them with

 

 

learning problems

 

 

Select appropriate assessment instruments and criteria, assess the work and

 

 

progress of students by reference to the criteria and provide constructive feedback

 

 

to students

 

 

Seek ways of improving performance by reflecting on teaching design and delivery

 

 

and obtaining and analysing feedback

 

 

 

 

Research and

Reflect on practice and the development of own teaching and learning skills

 

scholarship

 

 

Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with the

 

 

 

 

assistance of a mentor if required

 

 

 

 

 

Conduct individual or collaborative scholarly or research projects

 

 

 

 

 

Write up research work for publication

 

 

 

 

 

Continually update knowledge and understanding in field or specialism

 

 

 

 

 

Translate knowledge of advances in the subject area into the course of study

 

 

 

 

Communication

Deal with routine communication using a range of media

 

 

 

 

 

Communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically

 

 

 

 

 

Communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

Liaise with colleagues and students

 

networking

 

 

Build internal contacts and participate in internal networks for the exchange of

 

 

 

 

information and to form relationships for future collaboration

 

 

 

 

 

Join external networks to share information and ideas

 

 

 

 

Managing people

Agree responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

Manage own teaching, research, scholarly and administrative activities, with

 

 

guidance if required

 

 

 

 

 

Could be expected to oversee postgraduate students

 

 

 

 

 

Act as a mentor for students in capacity of personal tutor

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

Collaborate with academic colleagues on course development, curriculum changes

 

 

and the development of research activity

 

 

 

 

 

Attend and contribute to subject group meetings

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborate with colleagues to identify and respond to students’ needs

 

 

 

 


 

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Pastoral care

Use listening, interpersonal and pastoral care skills to deal with sensitive issues

 

 

concerning students and provide support

 

 

 

 

 

Appreciate the needs of individual students and their circumstances

 

 

 

 

 

Act as a personal tutor, giving first line support

 

 

 

 

 

Refer students as appropriate to services providing further help

 

 

 

 

Initiative,

Develop initiative, creativity and judgement in applying appropriate approaches to

 

problem-solving

teaching and learning support and research activities

 

and decision

 

 

Respond to pedagogical and practical challenges

 

making

 

 

 

Share responsibility in deciding how to deliver modules and assess students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to collaborative decision making with colleagues on academic content,

 

 

and on the assessment of students’ work

 

 

 

 

Planning and

Use teaching and research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate

 

managing

 

 

Plan and manage own teaching and tutorials as agreed with mentor

 

resources

 

 

 

Sensory,

Sensory and physical demands will vary from relatively light to a high level

 

physical and

depending on the discipline and the type of work and will involve carrying out tasks

 

emotional

that require the learning of certain skills

 

demands

 

 

Balance with help the competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research and

 

 

 

 

administrative demands and deadlines

 

 

 

 

Work

Is required to be aware of the risks in the work environment and their potential

 

environment

impact on their own work and that of others

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Possesses sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to

 

 

work within established teaching and research programmes

 

 

 

 

 

Engage in continuous professional development

 

 

 

 

 

Able to inspire students to learn

 

 

 

 

 

Develop familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning

 

 

 

 

 

Understand equal opportunity academic content and issues relating to student

 

 

need

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AC 3 (Senior Lecturer grade)

 

 

(building on the level of demand in Level 2)

 

Teaching and

Design teaching material and deliver either across a range of modules or within a

 

learning support

subject area

 

 

 

 

 

Use appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods

 

 

 

 

 

Identify areas where current provision is in need of revision or improvement

 

 

 

 

 

Supervise student projects, students on field trips and, where appropriate, on

 

 

placements

 

 

 

 

 

Set, mark and assess work and examinations and provide feedback to students

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the planning, design and development of objectives and material

 

 

 

 

Research and

Engage in subject and professional research and pedagogy development as

 

scholarship

required to support teaching activities

 

 

 

 

 

Develop and produce appropriate learning materials on the basis of scholarly

 

 

activity

 

 

 

 

 

Write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using other

 

 

appropriate media such as presentations at conference or exhibit work in other

 

 

appropriate events

 

 

 

 

 

Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to teaching,

 

 

research and appropriate external activities

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Identify sources of funding and contribute to the process of seeking funds for own

 

 

scholarly activities, where appropriate

 

 

 

 

Communication

Prepare proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and

 

 

accreditation purposes

 

 

 

 

 

Routinely communicate complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited

 

 

knowledge and understanding as well as to peers using a range of media

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

Participate in and develop external networks, for example to identify sources of

 

networking

funding, contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, market the

 

 

institution, facilitate out reach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects,

 

 

or build relationships for future activities

 

 

 

 

Managing people

Advise and support colleagues with less experience and advise on personal

 

 

development

 

 

 

 

 

Depending on the area of work could be expected to supervise the work of others,

 

 

for example in research teams or projects or as PhD supervisor

 

 

 

 

 

Co-ordinate the work of colleagues to identify and respond to students’ needs, e.g.

 

 

as a module leader

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

Act as a responsible team member and develop productive working relationships

 

 

with other members of staff

 

 

 

 

 

Could be required to take a lead in a small scale project

 

 

 

 

Pastoral care

Could be expected to act as a module or personal tutor

 

 

 

 

Initiative,

Develop ideas and find ways of disseminating and applying the result of research

 

problem-solving

or scholarship

 

and decision-

 

 

Identify the need for developing the content or structure of modules with

 

making

 

colleagues and make proposals on how this should be achieved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sole responsibility for the design and delivery of own modules and assessment

 

 

methods

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborate with colleagues on the implementation of assessment procedures and

 

 

review student progress and retention

 

 

 

 

 

Develop ideas for generating income

 

 

 

 

 

Advise others on strategic issues such as student recruitment and marketing

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the accreditation of courses and quality control processes

 

 

 

 

 

Tackle issues affecting the quality of delivery within scope of own level of

 

 

responsibility, referring more serious matters to others, as appropriate

 

 

 

 

Planning and

As a module leader or tutor, co-ordinate with others (such as support staff or

 

managing

academic colleagues) to ensure student needs and expectations are met

 

resources

 

 

Manage projects relating to own areas of work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undertake administrative duties, for example, admissions, examinations,

 

 

assessment of progress and student attendance

 

 

 

 

Sensory,

Balance the pressures of teaching, research and administrative demands and

 

physical and

competing deadlines

 

emotional

 

 

demands

 

 

Work

Depending on area of work and level of training received, may be expected to

 

environment

conduct risk assessment

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to

 

 

develop teaching and research programmes working with internal teams and

 

 

external partners as necessary

 

 

 

 

 

Maintain required professional standing through professional practice and

 

 

continuing professional development

 

 

 

 

 

Use appropriate delivery techniques to engage students

 

 

 

 


 

 

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AC 4 (Principal Lecturer)

 

 

(building of the level of demand in Levels 2 and 3)

 

Teaching and

Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study (sometimes for

 

learning support

entirely new courses) at various levels or to new audiences and/or networks

 

 

 

 

 

Develop and apply innovative and/or appropriate teaching techniques and material

 

 

which aim to create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students

 

 

 

 

 

Review on a regular basis course content and materials, updating when required

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the development of teaching and learning strategies

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure that course design and delivery comply with the quality standards and

 

 

regulations of the university and department

 

 

 

 

Research and

Engage in, and possibly lead, pedagogic or subject research and other scholarly

 

scholarship

activities

 

 

 

 

 

Determine relevant research objectives and prepare research proposals

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the development of research strategies

 

 

 

 

 

Carry out independent research and/or act as principal investigator and project

 

 

leader

 

 

 

 

 

Work in conjunction with others to apply subject knowledge to practice

 

 

 

 

 

Make presentations or exhibitions at national or international conferences and

 

 

other similar events

 

 

 

 

 

Act as a referee for scholarly publications and contribute to peer assessment

 

 

 

 

Communication

Disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using

 

 

appropriate media and methods to promote understanding

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

Lead and develop internal and external networks

 

networking

 

 

Develop links with external contacts such as other educational bodies, employers,

 

 

 

 

and professional bodies to foster collaboration

 

 

 

 

 

Provide advice to other institutions or external bodies (e.g. external examining,

 

 

professional advice, subject reviewer)

 

 

 

 

Managing people

Act as a personal mentor to peers and colleagues

 

 

 

 

 

Provide academic leadership to those working within programme areas, as course

 

 

leader or equivalent, by for example, co-ordinating the work of others to ensure

 

 

that courses are delivered effectively or organising the work of a team by agreeing

 

 

objectives and work plans

 

 

 

 

 

Resolve problems affecting the quality of course delivery and student progress

 

 

within own areas of responsibility, referring more serious matters to others

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the development of teams and individuals or provide advice on

 

 

personal development, for example through SDRs or team meetings

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

Lead teams within area of responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure that teams within the department work together

 

 

 

 

 

Act to resolve differences within and between teams

 

 

 

 

Pastoral care

Be responsible for the system of tutorial support and/or dealing with referred

 

 

issues

 

 

 

 

 

Provide first line support for colleagues, referring them to sources of further help if

 

 

required

 

 

 

 

Initiative,

Resolve problems affecting the delivery of courses within own educational

 

problem-solving

programme and in accordance with regulations

 

and decision-

 

 

Make decisions regarding the operational aspects of own educational programme

 

making

 

 

 

Monitor student progress and retention and initiate action where necessary

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Contribute to decisions which have an impact on other related programmes

 

 

 

 

 

Provide advice on strategic issues such as the balance of student recruitment, staff

 

 

appointments and student/other performance matters

 

 

 

 

 

Spot opportunities for strategic development of new courses or appropriate areas

 

 

of activity and contribute to the development of such ideas

 

 

 

 

Planning and

Be responsible for administrative duties in areas such as admissions, time-tabling,

 

managing

examinations, assessment of progress and student attendance

 

resources

 

 

Responsible for the delivery of allocated educational programmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the overall management of the department in areas such as budget

 

 

management and business planning

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to school/departmental level strategic planning and where possible

 

 

wider strategic planning processes in the institution

 

 

 

 

 

Plan and deliver research, consultancy or similar programmes

 

 

 

 

 

Be responsible for quality, audit and other external assessments in own areas of

 

 

responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

Responsible for setting standards and monitoring progress against criteria for own

 

 

area of responsibility

 

 

 

 

Sensory,

Balance the pressures of teaching, research and administrative demands and

 

physical and

competing deadlines

 

emotional

 

 

demands

 

 

Work

Depending on area of work (e.g. laboratories, workshops, studios) may be

 

environment

expected to take responsibility for conducting risk assessments and reducing

 

 

hazards

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Can demonstrate in-depth understanding of own specialism to enable the

 

 

development of new knowledge and understanding within the field

 

 

 

 

 

Will normally be externally recognised in their subject area

 

 

 

 

 

AGREED ROLE PROFILES FOR STAFF ENGAGED IN RESEARCH

 

 

Research Officer (Ac1)

 

Teaching and

Assist in the supervision of student projects

 

learning support

 

 

Could be expected to contribute to introductory courses including preparing and

 

 

 

 

delivering lectures and marking with guidance or developing others’ expertise in

 

 

the use of research methods and equipment

 

 

 

 

 

Develop own knowledge of teaching and learning methods

 

 

 

 

Research and

Has some research experience/expertise

 

scholarship

 

 

Support the research of others by undertaking basic research for example by

 

 

 

 

preparing, setting up, conducting and recording the outcome of experiments and

 

 

field work, the development of questionnaires and conducting surveys

 

 

 

 

 

Undertake experiments and use methods designed by others and develop the

 

 

ability to design experiments and methods appropriate to the research project

 

 

 

 

 

Conduct literature and database searches

 

 

 

 

 

Continue to update own subject knowledge and develop research skills

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to research output by co-ordinating information, assessing its value

 

 

and making recommendations

 

 

 

 

Communication

Write up results of own research

 

 

 

 

 

Assist with the dissemination of research output and results: this may include

 

 

assisting in the design of a website, exhibition or broadcast media programme

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the production of research reports and publications

 

 

 

 


 

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Present information on research progress and outcomes to bodies supervising

 

 

 

research, e.g. steering groups or the funding body

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepare papers for steering groups and other bodies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Write minutes of meetings

 

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

 

Liaise with research colleagues, project partners and support staff on routine

 

networking

 

matters such as planning meetings, communicating details of expenditure or

 

 

 

gathering information for project reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make internal and external contacts to develop knowledge and understanding

 

 

 

and form relationships for future collaboration

 

 

 

 

 

Managing people

 

Provide guidance as required to support staff and any students who may be

 

 

 

assisting with the research

 

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

 

Actively participate as a member of a research team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attend and contribute to relevant meetings, e.g. represent the project on school

 

 

 

or faculty steering group

 

 

 

 

 

Pastoral care

 

Show consideration to others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support managers’ awareness of any developing problems

 

 

 

 

 

Initiative, problem-

 

Make use of standard research techniques and methods

 

solving and

 

 

 

 

Deal with problems which may affect the achievement of research objectives

 

decision- making

 

 

 

and deadlines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to decisions affecting the work of the team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analyse and interpret the results of own research and generate original ideas

 

 

 

based on outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

Planning and

 

Plan own day-to-day research activity within the framework of the agreed

 

managing

 

programme

 

resources

 

 

 

 

Co-ordinate own work with that of others to avoid conflict or duplication of effort

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the planning of research projects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administer smaller project budgets, including advice on cost-effective

 

 

 

expenditure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If supporting collaborative projects, may assist with tracking progress in each

 

 

 

institution against grant requirements

 

 

 

 

 

Sensory, physical

 

These will vary from relatively light to a high level depending on the discipline

 

and emotional

 

and the type of work

 

demands

 

 

 

 

Carry out tasks that require the learning of certain physical skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work environment

 

Is required to be aware of the risks in the work environment

 

 

 

 

 

Expertise

 

Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline and

 

 

 

be developing further skills in and knowledge of research methods and

 

 

 

techniques

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work flexibly in order to meet deadlines according to the demands of the

 

 

 

research project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Fellow (Ac2)

 

 

 

 

Teaching and

Be involved in the assessment of student knowledge and supervision of projects

 

learning support

 

 

 

Act as mentor to less experienced researchers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop research supervision skills and assist in the development of student

 

 

research skills

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the teaching, tutoring and learning programmes in the school

 

 

 

 

Research and

Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with the

 

scholarship

assistance of a mentor if required

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Conduct individual and collaborative research projects

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to writing up research work for publication or dissemination of research

 

 

findings using other appropriate media or do this under supervision

 

 

 

 

 

Continually update knowledge and understanding in field or specialism

 

 

 

 

 

Translate knowledge of advances in the subject area into research activity

 

 

 

 

 

Make presentations at national conferences or exhibit work in other appropriate

 

 

events

 

 

 

 

Communication

Deal with routine communication using a range of media

 

 

 

 

 

Communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically

 

 

 

 

 

Prepare proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g for funding and

 

 

accreditation purposes

 

 

 

 

 

Communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

Liaise with colleagues and students

 

networking

 

 

Build internal contacts and participate in internal networks for the exchange of

 

 

 

 

information and to form relationships for future collaboration

 

 

 

 

 

Join external networks to share information and identify potential sources of funds

 

 

 

 

Managing people

Manage own research and administrative activities, with guidance if required

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure own research is undertaken according to governance, ethical and quality

 

 

assurance guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to supervision and mentoring of research students

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

Collaborate with academic colleagues on areas of shared research interest

 

 

 

 

 

Work with colleagues on joint proposals, as required

 

 

 

 

 

Attend and contribute to relevant meetings

 

 

 

 

Pastoral care

Mentor research students and less-experienced researchers, advising them on

 

 

standard problems and referring non-standard issues to staff with appropriate

 

 

expertise.

 

 

 

 

Initiative,

Use new research techniques and methods

 

problem-solving

 

 

Use initiative and creativity to identify areas of research, develop new research

 

and decision

 

methods and extend the research portfolio

 

making

 

 

 

Use creativity to analyse and interpret research data and draw conclusions on the

 

 

 

 

outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to collaborative decision making with colleagues in areas of research

 

 

 

 

 

Generate ideas associated with research

 

 

 

 

Planning and

Use research resources, laboratories and workshops as appropriate

 

managing

 

 

Plan and manage own research activity in collaboration with others

 

resources

 

 

 

Help to plan and implement third stream commercial and consultancy activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensory,

These will vary from relatively light to a high level depending on the discipline and

 

physical and

the type of work

 

emotional

 

 

Carry out tasks that require the learning of certain skills

 

demands

 

 

 

Balance, with help, the competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research

 

 

 

 

and administrative demands and deadlines

 

 

 

 

Work

Required to be aware of the risks in the work environment and their potential

 

environment

impact on own work and that of others

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Expertise in the subject area

 

 

 

 

 

Possesses sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline and

 

 

of research methods and techniques to work within established research

 

 

programmes

 

 

 

 


 

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Engage in continuous professional development

 

 

 

 

 

Understand equal opportunity, academic content and issues relating to student

 

 

need

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Research Fellow (Ac3)

 

 

(building on the level of demand in Level 2)

 

Teaching and

Supervise postgraduate research students

 

learning support

 

 

Contribute to the development of and training in research methods and

 

 

 

 

methodology and research structuring and planning

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the teaching, tutoring and learning programmes in the school

 

 

 

 

Research and

Develop research objectives, projects and proposals

 

scholarship

 

 

Contribute to the development of research strategies in the school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop proposals for research projects which will make a significant impact by

 

 

leading to an increase in knowledge and understanding and the discovery or

 

 

development of new explanations, insights, concepts or processes

 

 

 

 

 

Generate new research approaches and identify, adapt, develop and use research

 

 

methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research

 

 

 

 

 

Independent publication or dissemination of research findings using other

 

 

appropriate media

 

 

 

 

 

Extend, transform and apply knowledge acquired from scholarship to research and

 

 

to appropriate external activities

 

 

 

 

 

Identify sources of funding and contribute to the process of seeking funds

 

 

 

 

 

May also present at international conferences or appropriate international events

 

 

 

 

Communication

Routinely communicate complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited

 

 

knowledge and understanding as well as to peers using a range of media

 

 

 

 

Liaison and

Collaborate actively within and without the Institution to complete research projects

 

networking

and advance thinking

 

 

 

 

 

Participate in and develop external networks, for example to identify sources of

 

 

funding, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for

 

 

future activities

 

 

 

 

Managing people

Support colleagues in developing their research techniques

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to the development and implementation of research governance, ethics

 

 

and quality assurance, including the university’s bid process

 

 

 

 

 

Mentor colleagues with less experience and advise on personal development

 

 

 

 

 

Supervise the work of others, for example in research teams or projects

 

 

 

 

Teamwork

Take a lead responsibility for a small research project or identified parts of a large

 

 

project

 

 

 

 

 

Develop productive working relationships with other members of staff

 

 

 

 

 

Co-ordinate the work of colleagues within a small research team to ensure

 

 

equitable access to resources and facilities

 

 

 

 

Pastoral care

Deal with standard problems and help colleagues resolve their concerns about

 

 

progress in research

 

 

 

 

Initiative,

Develop ideas for application and exploitation of research outcomes

 

problem-solving

 

 

Assess, interpret and evaluate outcomes of research

 

and decision

 

 

 

making

Make decisions regarding the operational aspects of own research programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resolve problems of meeting research objectives and deadlines

 

 

 

 

 

Develop ideas for generating income and promoting research area

 

 

 

 


 

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Decide on research programmes and methodologies, often in collaboration with

 

 

colleagues and sometimes subject to the approval of the head of the research

 

 

programme on fundamental issues

 

 

 

 

 

Generate ideas and initiatives that influence the direction of research

 

 

 

 

Planning and

Manage the use of research resources and ensure that effective use is made of

 

managing

them

 

resources

 

 

Plan, co-ordinate and implement research programmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manage and monitor research budgets

 

 

 

 

 

Plan and manage own third stream commercial consultancy assignments

 

 

 

 

Sensory,

Balance the pressures of teaching, research, third stream, outreach and

 

physical and

administrative demands and competing deadlines

 

emotional

 

 

demands

 

 

Work

Conduct risk assessment, reduce hazards and take responsibility for the health

 

environment

and safety of others

 

 

 

 

Expertise

Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline to

 

 

challenge or lead thinking and develop research programmes and methodologies

 

 

 

 

 

Use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage students

 

 

 

 

 

Recognised authority in the subject area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Principal Research Fellow (Ac4)

 

 

(building on the level of demand in Levels 2 and 3)

 

Teaching and

Supervise the work of postgraduate students and the research team. Develop and

 

learning support

train others in research methods and methodology and research structuring and

 

 

planning.

 

 

 

 

 

Contribute to teaching, learning and curriculum development

 

 

 

 

Research and

Define research objectives and questions

 

scholarship

 

 

Contribute to the development of research strategies in the school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Act as principal investigator on major research projects, responsible for the

 

 

academic leadership of the project and management of the research and related

 

 

activities

 

 

 

 

 

Interpret findings obtained from research projects and develop new insights,

 

 

expanding, refining and testing hypotheses and ideas

 

 

 

 

 

Actively seek significant amounts of research funding and secure it as far as is