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Course Leader for Patisserie and Adult/Short Courses (Ref:LCC3492)

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WHAT WE DO
The School of Travel, Food and Drink is looking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Course Leader for Patisserie and Adult/Short courses. Our team of industry specialist teachers and support staff, create an environment that motivates students to set extremely high standards for themselves, preparing them for the next stage in their learning journey, an apprenticeship or employment. The ideal candidate will have the skills to teach Patisserie to Level 3 standard and the ability to manage the administration of existing courses. A key aspect of this role will be to grow and develop the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of our adult community and ensure the growth of the department. A learner focused approach to teaching, learning and assessment is key to this role alongside a passion for supporting student retention, achievement and progression The courses we provide encompass a wide range of pathways for our learners beginning at Entry Level 3, up to Level 3 Extended Programmes of study and Apprenticeship options.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
 We are looking for a motivated and hardworking Course Leader for our Level 2/3 Patisserie provision with a view to developing the adult curriculum to meet departmental and local targets We are looking for innovation, creativity, and high standards. We are interested in practitioners who have had a successful teaching role and lead by example. You will be looking for new challenges and opportunities and provide strong leadership to the curriculum area to ensure that teaching and learning consistently meets standards. Offer a flexible and differentiated approach to TLA whilst coordinating the provision under your remit
YOUR PROFILE
Design and Develop an updated curriculum that meets the needs of all of our learners Plan, prepare and develop schemes of learning, teaching and learning resources as well as assessment plans. Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners. Responsible for recording student progress and developing attendance strategies Motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression. Assess student work, provide constructive and timely feedback to motivate and inspire the learner to improve and record learners’ progress for identified modules Lead the Internal Verification process overseeing the quality assurance processes Line manage course staff Work closely with other staff to ensure that learners within the curriculum areas are successful in all aspects of their programme Commitment to Continuous Professional Development and engagement in weekly Mastery and Excellence time. 
WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?
For more information about the role please contact:
Victoria Roper
[email protected]
About Us
Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 
We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.SAFEGUARDING
At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student’s including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

Teaching Associate – Neutering Clinic

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Salary: £35.00 per hour (Plus 12.07% Holiday Pay)
Post Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Thursday 08 September 2022
Reference: 043722-R
An opportunity has arisen for an hourly paid surgeon to join our teaching team in delivering practical surgical neutering skills at The Mayhew Animal Home in London, as part of the University of Surrey Veterinary Medicine and Surgery course.
The teaching activity occurs at The Mayhew Animal Home (Trenmar Gardens, Kensal Green, London, NW10 6BJ). These sessions take place every Tuesday and Wednesday, starting on  4th October 2022  (not during holiday periods or the summer) and the successful candidate will be required to be onsite from 8.00am – 5.30pm. We are looking for the individual to start at the beginning of October. 
We are inviting to join our team, an experienced practitioner, comfortable with all aspects of small animal surgery, but competent in performing neutering surgeries, who has an interest in teaching and preparing the students for their final year rotations. This role might suit someone who would like to try out developing their teaching skills and join an academic community at the same time as being a fantastic opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the welfare of the animals this charity supports.
There may also be opportunity to undertake other practical class teaching in our world-class clinical skills facilities in Guildford, if the successful candidate has availability on other days of the week.
Great communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team are vitally important. Informal enquires for this great
development/possibly CPD opportunity are welcome to be directed to Shona McIntyre (Head of Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences) [email protected]
For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the ‘apply online’ button above. In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.
Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

Technician – Forestry

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Job Profile document35 Hours (1 FTE), permanent
We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.
As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.
UHI Inverness is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. UHI Inverness has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 
We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a technician within the School of Construction and Forestry on a permanent basis. You will be based at Scottish School of Forestry, Balloch.
Job Purpose:
We are seeking a suitably skilled person who enjoys maintaining, repairing equipment and supporting curriculum activities. Providing support to prepare materials for the Scottish School of Forestry. Provide support in maintain machines, equipment and estate at the Scottish School of Forestry.
You will be required to maintain Health and Safety equipment and processes, order materials, set up and take down workshops and materials labs, maintaining equipment including PPE and drive a van or minibus. Being an effective team member and able to deliver a high-quality customer service is a key focus of this role.
Key Accountabilities:
Health and Safety
Ordering materials
Maintaining estate
Maintaining equipment
Supporting delivery including demonstrations
Driving minibus
Essential Criteria:
Have a forestry qualification at SCQF Level 7 or above.
Have relevant industrial experience.
Have current and relevant evidence of CPD.
You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative, and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.
You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.
Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.
Application Closing Date: 31st August 22
Shortlisting will take place: 1st September 22
Interviews will be held week commencing 8th September 22
If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Human Resources Department on [email protected] or on 01463 273210

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer: Climate and Food Security Anticipatory Action

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Closing date: 7 September 2022, 5pm
Fixed term contract for 3 years in the first instance
Full time, 35 hours per week
The Opportunity:
This is an exciting opportunity for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to join the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of Edinburgh (https://www.ed.ac.uk/global-agriculture-food-systems). The appointee will develop, resource, lead and deliver a new programme of research and associated education/capacity strengthening in the area of Climate & Food Security Anticipatory Action as part of the Jameel Observatory (https://jameelobservatory.org/).
The successful candidate will be expected to lead research related to the vision of the Jameel Observatory: “Through forecasting, early action and preparedness, vulnerable pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in East Africa are food and nutrition secure in the face of climate change, now and in the future”.  Applicants are expected to have a growing (UE8) or established (UE9) international research track record that will build on our success in REF2021, including successful grant awards. Applicants should also have experience in education and/or capacity strengthening relevant to this theme.
The project:
The successful candidate will work with Jameel Observatory consortium partners (University of Edinburgh, International Livestock Research Institute, Save the Children, The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, Community Jameel), and other partners, to develop a strong research programme focused on building resilience in vulnerable dryland communities against a background of increasing climate uncertainty. This will involve identifying promising research topics with the Jameel Observatory (which has established processes for identifying community-led priorities), or related complementary research, building a pipeline of research income, attracting and supporting early career researchers, all of which will lead to high impact research outputs. Contributions to the Jameel Observatory’s and Global Academy’s educational/capacity strengthening programme will also be expected, including supporting the development of capacity development courses for researchers and decision makers in East Africa.
The Global Academy sits within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute at the University’s Easter Bush campus. Research and teaching will also exploit the close synergies and expertise with other schools and institutes in the University of Edinburgh, including the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Geosciences, Social and Political Sciences, Business, Informatics, and the Bayes, Usher and Edinburgh Futures Institutes, as well as with external partners
This full-time post (35 hours) is available on a fixed term basis for 3 years in the first instance, with appointment starting as soon as feasible. We anticipate that the post will be largely self-sustaining by the end of this term.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Alan Duncan ([email protected]) or Professor Geoff Simm ([email protected]), whilst formal applications must be completed via the website of The University of Edinburgh.

Applied Entomology Researcher

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NIAB is a dynamic, research led and market driven plant bioscience organisation, with an emphasis on innovative applications for end-users in the agricultural, horticultural and food sectors. NIAB East Malling, based in Kent, focuses on perennial fruit crops with over 100 years of innovative, strategic, and applied research in this sector working closely with a range of stakeholders including industry.
We wish to appoint an applied entomology researcher to work as part of our busy and friendly Pest and Pathogen Ecology (PPE) team based at East Malling in Kent. You would be responsible for building on our significant international reputation, with a focus on the Integrated Pest Management of pests on fruit crops. Areas of research could involve pest control, conservation biology, pollination, biocontrol and field trials. Current projects include collaborations on insect semiochemistry, sterile insect techniques, invasive pest surveillance, wildflower margins to deliver beneficial insects, pesticide resistance and pest predator interactions, amongst others.  Our overall aim is to reduce the reliance on chemical insecticides and implement strategies that will reduce the impact of crop production on the environment.
The successful candidate will join an established and collaborative department with the expectation to collaborate within the department, with other departments at NIAB East Malling and the wider NIAB group.
It is anticipated that the post holder will engaged in applied and industry facing research including field-based entomological research. You will initially be engaged in the current research program of the department whilst gradually building your own collaborative research portfolio as an independent researcher. You will need to demonstrate a track record of securing project funds with evidence of a national and international scientific presence, including publications. You will be supported by a friendly, progressive, and enthusiastic team to deliver solutions primarily for the fruit industry but with the freedom to expand into other exciting areas of agricultural entomology.
For this post, it is essential that you have good interpersonal skills to develop a very close working relationship with the industry (growers, consultants, agrochemical companies etc.) as well fellow researchers and will submit high quality proposals to a range of research funders. In summary, this is an opportunity for the post-holder to become the key provider of technical development and support in pest management for the UK horticulture industry and beyond.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline with experience of managing, developing and delivering research projects and/or programmes on scientific research in insect pest ecology and or control.
The salary for this role is in the range of £39,058 to £51,538 per annum, dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications.
Further details and an application form are available at: https://www.niab.com/careers or from the HR Office, East Malling, Kent, ME19 6BJ, Tel No. 01732 523797, Email: [email protected], quoting Ref No. SV/A1330
Closing date for applications: 16 September 2022

Lecturer

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Do you want to be part of our ambitious plans?
The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more that 560 years, and today we are one of the world’s top 100 universities.  We are delighted to have recently been ranked as 81st in the world in the 2023 QS World University rankings which puts the University within the top 100 institutions worldwide and in the leading 6% of universities which make up the ranking.
Our people have always been at the forefront of our innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers. The University employs over 11,000 staff and is in the midst of an ambitious capital programme.
The School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join our small but dynamic group of lecturers working in Veterinary Public Health within the Division of Pathology, Public Health and Disease Investigation (PPHDI), in delivering a wide range of teaching and scholarly activities. The lecturer will teach and actively contribute to the knowledge, understanding and skills in Veterinary Public Health (VPH) of undergraduate and postgraduate students. The successful candidate will contribute to the School/College objective of achieving national/international excellence in veterinary education. The new Lecturer is expected to carry out associated tasks as requested by the Director of VPH, to contribute to School/College objectives and to achieve national/international excellence.
This post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.
Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Rodrigo Nova, [email protected]
Closing Date: 21st August 2022
Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=093609
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401. 

Lecturer

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Do you want to be part of our ambitious plans?
The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more that 560 years, and today we are one of the world’s top 100 universities.  We are delighted to have recently been ranked as 81st in the world in the 2023 QS World University rankings which puts the University within the top 100 institutions worldwide and in the leading 6% of universities which make up the ranking.
Our people have always been at the forefront of our innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers. The University employs over 11,000 staff and is in the midst of an ambitious capital programme.
The School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to recruit a Lecturer to join our small but dynamic group of lecturers working in Veterinary Public Health within the Division of Pathology, Public Health and Disease Investigation (PPHDI), in delivering a wide range of teaching and scholarly activities. The lecturer will teach and actively contribute to the knowledge, understanding and skills in Veterinary Public Health (VPH) of undergraduate and postgraduate students. The successful candidate will contribute to the School/College objective of achieving national/international excellence in veterinary education. The new Lecturer is expected to carry out associated tasks as requested by the Director of VPH, to contribute to School/College objectives and to achieve national/international excellence.
This post is full time and fixed term for 12 months.
Informal Enquiries should be directed to Dr Rodrigo Nova, [email protected]
Closing Date: 21st August 2022
Apply online at: https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=093609
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401. 

PhD Studentship: Use of a microbiome signature to determine health, productivity and welfare status in dairy cattle

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Applications are invited for a prestigious three-year University of Surrey (School of Veterinary Medicine), Zoetis, University of Glasgow, Universidade Federal de Goiás and University of Liverpool fully funded PhD studentship, commencing in October 2022. The focus on dairy cattle health, welfare and productivity remains high, specifically with recent concerns regarding food security, dairy cattle welfare and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The faecal and oral microbiomes may be a good indicators of health status and could be used to help improve cattle welfare and productivity. Therefore, this study will evaluate the oral and faecal microbiomes of healthy, diseased and productive vs not productive dairy cattle in the UK and Brazil.
The student will work with academic, farming and clinical colleagues to sample dairy cattle across the UK and in Brazil to determine how the oral and faecal microbiomes can be used as indicators of health, welfare and productivity in dairy cattle at different stages in their life cycle. The study will also aim to correlate differences in microbiomes with clinical disease outcomes such as periodontitis.
This exceptional research opportunity requires a candidate with an interest in microbiology and welfare and who holds a degree in veterinary medicine that is registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS). The project will involve microbiology-based laboratory work, together with field work and metagenomic data analysis. Therefore, a sound understanding of microbiology is required and some background in farm animal practice and epidemiology and/or bioinformatics would be highly desirable. However, if required, full training will be provided.
The successful applicant will be registered with the University of Surrey and based in the School of Veterinary Medicine (Guildford), with field work undertaken in farms and abattoirs across the UK. Occasional visits to the University of Glasgow and University of Liverpool will be required. Some overseas travel may also be required.
Supervisors: Professor Roberto La Ragione (University of Surrey), Dr Martha Betson (University of Surrey), Professor Marcello Riggio (University of Glasgow).                                                                                                                                                      
Advisors: Professor Georgios Oikonomou, (University of Liverpool), Dr Ana Borsanelli (UFG), Professor David Bennett and Dr Lorenzo Viora (University of Glasgow) and Mr Matthew Williams (Zoetis).
Entry requirements
Open to UK students starting in January 2023.
Degree in veterinary medicine that is registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS).
English language requirements: IELTS Academic 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category, or equivalent. More about our English language requirements.
How to apply
Apply via the Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD programme page.
Please clearly state the studentship title and supervisor on your application.
Funding
Fully funded, including fees, stipend and training. Funded by the University of Surrey and Zoetis. Funding is for 3 years.
Enquiries
Contact Professor Roberto La Ragione ([email protected]).
Ref
PGR-2122-203

PhD Studentship: Use of a microbiome signature to determine health, productivity and welfare status in dairy cattle

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Applications are invited for a prestigious three-year University of Surrey (School of Veterinary Medicine), Zoetis, University of Glasgow, Universidade Federal de Goiás and University of Liverpool fully funded PhD studentship, commencing in October 2022. The focus on dairy cattle health, welfare and productivity remains high, specifically with recent concerns regarding food security, dairy cattle welfare and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The faecal and oral microbiomes may be a good indicators of health status and could be used to help improve cattle welfare and productivity. Therefore, this study will evaluate the oral and faecal microbiomes of healthy, diseased and productive vs not productive dairy cattle in the UK and Brazil.
The student will work with academic, farming and clinical colleagues to sample dairy cattle across the UK and in Brazil to determine how the oral and faecal microbiomes can be used as indicators of health, welfare and productivity in dairy cattle at different stages in their life cycle. The study will also aim to correlate differences in microbiomes with clinical disease outcomes such as periodontitis.
This exceptional research opportunity requires a candidate with an interest in microbiology and welfare and who holds a degree in veterinary medicine that is registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS). The project will involve microbiology-based laboratory work, together with field work and metagenomic data analysis. Therefore, a sound understanding of microbiology is required and some background in farm animal practice and epidemiology and/or bioinformatics would be highly desirable. However, if required, full training will be provided.
The successful applicant will be registered with the University of Surrey and based in the School of Veterinary Medicine (Guildford), with field work undertaken in farms and abattoirs across the UK. Occasional visits to the University of Glasgow and University of Liverpool will be required. Some overseas travel may also be required.
Supervisors: Professor Roberto La Ragione (University of Surrey), Dr Martha Betson (University of Surrey), Professor Marcello Riggio (University of Glasgow).                                                                                                                                                      
Advisors: Professor Georgios Oikonomou, (University of Liverpool), Dr Ana Borsanelli (UFG), Professor David Bennett and Dr Lorenzo Viora (University of Glasgow) and Mr Matthew Williams (Zoetis).
Entry requirements
Open to UK students starting in January 2023.
Degree in veterinary medicine that is registrable with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS).
English language requirements: IELTS Academic 6.5 or above (or equivalent) with 6.0 in each individual category, or equivalent. More about our English language requirements.
How to apply
Apply via the Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD programme page.
Please clearly state the studentship title and supervisor on your application.
Funding
Fully funded, including fees, stipend and training. Funded by the University of Surrey and Zoetis. Funding is for 3 years.
Enquiries
Contact Professor Roberto La Ragione ([email protected]).
Ref
PGR-2122-203

Equine Veterinary Nurse

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We seek an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse / Equine Veterinary Nurse with excellent horse handling skills and an interest in teaching to join the nursing team, which supports Glasgow Equine Hospital’s medicine and surgery services.
In this role, you will carry out nursing duties as part of the Glasgow Equine Hospital to the highest standard in accordance with hospital systems of work and assist the veterinary surgeons in the examination, treatment, and care of both in and out-patients and to facilitate the smooth running of Glasgow Equine Hospital.  Excellent people skills and ability to work flexibly and prioritise are essential.
Training will be provided if you do not have a background in equine nursing. In addition, we offer a flexible approach to recruitment to this role and we would also like to hear from you if you are currently undergoing, or have not yet acquired, a Veterinary Nursing qualification and may be interested in a Veterinary Care Assistant role as a route to training towards RVN qualification.  While this position is available on a full-time basis, we are more than happy to accept applications from candidates seeking part-time employment.
No on call or nightshifts are required for this role but weekends are worked in rotation with colleagues (normally 1 in 4) and paid as overtime.
Salary for a Registered Veterinary Nurse will be on the Grade 5 Scale, £23,715 – £27,929 per annum (plus, CPD allowance and University’s contribution to National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme to the value of approximately £2,584 – £3,011).
Annual leave allowance is 32 days per year with additional leave for CPD.
For further information on Glasgow Equine Hospital, visit: https://glasgowequine.co.uk/
Information on the School of Veterinary Medicine is available at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/
For informal enquiries, please contact Peter Hastie ([email protected]) at the hospital.
Apply online at
https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=079007
Closing date: This position will be advertised until filled
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Equine Veterinary Nurse

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We seek an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse / Equine Veterinary Nurse with excellent horse handling skills and an interest in teaching to join the nursing team, which supports Glasgow Equine Hospital’s medicine and surgery services.
In this role, you will carry out nursing duties as part of the Glasgow Equine Hospital to the highest standard in accordance with hospital systems of work and assist the veterinary surgeons in the examination, treatment, and care of both in and out-patients and to facilitate the smooth running of Glasgow Equine Hospital.  Excellent people skills and ability to work flexibly and prioritise are essential.
Training will be provided if you do not have a background in equine nursing. In addition, we offer a flexible approach to recruitment to this role and we would also like to hear from you if you are currently undergoing, or have not yet acquired, a Veterinary Nursing qualification and may be interested in a Veterinary Care Assistant role as a route to training towards RVN qualification.  While this position is available on a full-time basis, we are more than happy to accept applications from candidates seeking part-time employment.
No on call or nightshifts are required for this role but weekends are worked in rotation with colleagues (normally 1 in 4) and paid as overtime.
Salary for a Registered Veterinary Nurse will be on the Grade 5 Scale, £23,715 – £27,929 per annum (plus, CPD allowance and University’s contribution to National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme to the value of approximately £2,584 – £3,011).
Annual leave allowance is 32 days per year with additional leave for CPD.
For further information on Glasgow Equine Hospital, visit: https://glasgowequine.co.uk/
Information on the School of Veterinary Medicine is available at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/vet/
For informal enquiries, please contact Peter Hastie ([email protected]) at the hospital.
Apply online at
https://my.corehr.com/pls/uogrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=079007
Closing date: This position will be advertised until filled
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

Assistant Professor – Centre for Advanced Timber Technology

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NMITE is an innovative new entrant in UK Higher Education, founded to rethink engineering education and positively impact the region – educationally, economically.  We have ambitious aims to widen access to HE, support industry, facilitate lifelong learning in technology and engineering, and transform careers. 
NMITE welcomed its first students in September 2021 to an accelerated MEng Integrated Engineering. This September, we open a suite of industry-facing short courses in sustainable built environment, delivered from the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology working towards the creation of a full BSc from September 2023. NMITE’s approach to teaching is progressive and connected – contextualised admissions, active learning, interdisciplinarity, social awareness, and the integration of employers and the community in our teaching and learning.
To thrive in our environment, you’ll need a deep commitment to facilitating learning, a can-do attitude, and the willingness to learn as NMITE continues to evolve.
What are we looking for?
We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Professor who can develop and deliver sustainable built environment learning content in the areas of sustainable building practices and regenerative design approaches, advanced timber technologies and digital design tools, and to provide expertise in those areas as we continue to develop our course portfolio
What does the role include?
Appointments to the Assistant Professor role will suit capable educators with relevant subject knowledge and the ability to take responsibility for the delivery and development of individual modules and similar elements of NMITE’s academic activity.   You will have a relevant teaching qualification and/or Fellowship or be willing to undertake this in the probationary period. You ideally will also have practical experience of construction delivery.
Our education philosophy is small group learning-by-doing, and this new role will add to the team’s capacity in the broad topics of Sustainable Built Environment and Timber Technology.
Drawing on support from the CATT team and our external partners you will develop and deliver learning content for the proposed BSc and current Timber Technology, Engineering and Design Short course offering via a combination of on-line and hands-on practical learning experiences to support students in: the design and specification of timber building systems utilising digital tools; understanding the manufacture and construction of timber building systems; developing knowledge in timber as a material and in building science; having awareness of health, safety, regulatory and legislation requirements; employing a sustainable design and specification approach including a developed understanding of circularity.  
Role responsibilities include:
Developing and Delivering Teaching
Prepare and lead modules within your field of expertise, assess learning and provide timely individual feedback within NMITE’s quality assurance framework. You will have the capacity to support learning from first year to Master’s level and will be enthusiastic about teaching students who are educationally, culturally and cognitively diverse.
Work with industrial and community partners – supported by the CATT Lead for External Engagements and Partnerships – to define projects and challenges that underpin planned learning.
Build on our collective learning, student feedback, and your own scholarship to enhance the student learning experience and continually improve the ability of students to systematically develop knowledge and skills at the required standard
Contribute to an innovative, high-quality curriculum through development, design, implementation and improvement activities.
Be a personal tutor as allocated
Helping NMITE Grow
Assist in developing external relationships and partnerships to enhance the academic programme and the institution as a whole.
Identify and develop your own area of leadership that contributes to NMITE’s goals and the interests of the wider HE sector, for example (but not limited to) admissions, employability, EDI, assessment, outreach, civic engagement
Willingness to support student recruitment, outreach activities and the broader student experience as requested
Actively follow and promote NMITE’s vision, ethos and policies
Be flexible, adaptable and willing to take on other tasks as necessary to support the entire development and delivery of NMITE
Developing Scholarship And Impact
Support the development, dissemination, and promotion of the NMITE pedagogy and approach to the broader engineering education community.
Demonstrate your commitment to your own continuing professional development and growing your professional standing.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of pedagogical practice in your area of expertise, developing and demonstrating your potential to model and advocate scholarly, evidence-based teaching.
In time and with support, develop and demonstrate your potential to contribute to academic income generation, such as through educational research grants, knowledge transfer funding or short course delivery
Engage actively and productively with other areas of NMITE outside the academic team
In return, we offer a rewarding role with small-group teaching and a workload model that supports all of the activities above. Academic staff can access a personal development budget, developmental support from senior staff across NMITE, a promotion pathway and a sabbatical scheme. NMITE is a young organisation where your impact will be visible and your voice will be heard, and you will be an instrumental part of NMITE’s growth. Be part of it.
Qualifications & Experience
Essential Requirements:
Passion for sustainable approaches to built environment delivery utilising regenerative design and natural sustainable materials with an emphasis on timber.
Experience of teaching sustainable built environment content ideally in HE context.
A desire to facilitate the development of future built environment professionals in a forward-looking, unique, start up.
A broad understanding of construction and the sustainable delivery of the built environment with specialist knowledge in selected areas.
A degree in a built environment, architecture, construction or a cognate discipline.
Comprehensive and working practice-based knowledge of the built environment
Knowledge in sustainable building practices, regenerative design approaches, advanced timber technologies and digital design tools with an emphasis on building information modelling.
Desirable Requirements:
Experience of using and/or developing novel learning strategies and environments.
A post graduate qualification in relevant subject area.
Experience of using and/or developing novel pedagogies
Knowledge of teaching and learning theory and practice in an HE context
Experience in pastoral/academic tutoring
Knowledge of sustainable building design approaches and codes of practice (i.e., Passivhaus, BREEAM)
Experience of construction software and building information modelling, data management, post processing and analysis.
Key Skills & Behaviours
Collegiate team player
Excellent communicator and facilitator
Collegiate
Problem solver
Creative and open to new ideas
Cultural Alignment
Equality focused.
Inclusive
Respectful
Creative
Honest
Non-judgemental
Location: Hereford 
Our Offer
We offer a Salary Range: £34,348 – £40,194 dependant on experience, and a competitive benefits package, including pension scheme, life assurance, 30 days holidays (plus Bank Holidays & closure days), ongoing training & development. Most importantly, NMITE offers you the opportunity to be the change that you want to see. 
To apply 
Please email a full CV and covering letter to [email protected] Your covering letter should outline how you meet the person specification. The closing date for applications is Thursday 8th September 2022.
For a full job description or Informal questions about the roles please contact the HR Director, Samantha Lewis ([email protected]).
NMITE is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can be ourselves and succeed on merit. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in engineering education. Part time applications will also be considered.

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