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Lecturer in Engineering

Scotland's Rural College

Job Description

Lecturer in Engineering

Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Salary: £29,391 - £40,134 (under review)

Location: Oatridge Campus, Broxburn

REF: ACF/AHES/036/22

Closing Date: 9 September 2022

SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe. Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national, and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) as a lecturer in agricultural engineering. We are looking for an experienced engineer within the agricultural sector, ideally, with a background in delivering training on modern agricultural equipment or experience servicing and repairing modern agricultural machinery or equipment from a similar sector.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual who will help consolidate and grow SRUC’s engineering education and training provision at our Oatridge Campus. Experience in teaching would be advantageous however, it would not be deemed essential as full teacher training will be offered.

An attractive remuneration package, pension and holiday entitlement (60 days) will be offered to the successful candidate.
The successful candidates will have proven skills in the service, maintenance, diagnostics and repair of agricultural machinery, including harvesting equipment. They will be qualified to at least SCQF level 6 (equivalent level 3 in England) in land based engineering or a similar sector and have attended manufacturer training programmes.

Key duties and Responsibilities:
• 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
• Engaging in the quality assurance of all engineering programmes
• Attending internal and external meetings as required
• Maintaining appropriate liaison with the land-based industries
• Updating of personal skills and qualifications

This role is a full-time, permanent role.
Further details on the requirements of this role can be found in the Job Description document which you must read before applying for this role. This is downloadable when you click the APPLY link.

Closing date: 9 September 2022

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.
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

Further information
Please read the Job Particulars Document before proceeding with your application.
To apply for this role, please use the SRUC online application system. CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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