Senior Lecturer, Degree Apprenticeships – Town Planner

£38,883 - £49,149 pro rata pa - UH8
27 Mar 2018
29 Apr 2018
Job Level
Lecturer, Planner
Education, Planning

This is a part time position working 18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE)

Duration of Contract: Fixed term 12 month contract

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer within the School of Life and Medical Sciences. The role will be integral to the development of Degree Apprenticeship activity within the School, focusing specifically on the Chartered Town Planner programme.

Main duties and responsibilities

In addition to leading on the development of the programme, the role will also include both business growth and academic programme management responsibilities, with associated teaching and learning duties. There is an expectation that the post holder will proactively engage with planning employers, to drive programme enrolment numbers throughout the development cycle. This will be achieved through collaboration with the Business Development Degree Apprenticeship Team and will involve regular contact and liaison with planning employers including local planning authorities, private sector planning consultants and social enterprise/community and the voluntary sector.

Skills and Experience

This post is for applicants with expertise in the area of planning practice, and membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

Qualifications and Experience

Among essential qualifications and experience are a postgraduate town planning qualification, membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), experience of curriculum review and development, experience of programme design and development, including new modules, experience of higher education quality assurance processes, good understanding of the nature of higher education and of the student experience and Ability to manage projects relating to own work area. Please refer to the job description and person specification for more information.

Contact Details: Informal enquiries should be directed to the Head of Degree Apprenticeships and Workforce Development – Dr Kate Byford: or the Geography, Environment and Agriculture subject group Lead, Dr James Jenkins:  

Closing Date: 29 April 2018

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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