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Vacancies at the UoD in the Centre for Mineral Products Professional Development

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 9, 2015 10:30:00 AM / by IQ News Update

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The Centre for Mineral Products Professional Development

Based at the University’s Enterprise Centre on Bridge Street, Derby, Mineral Products Professional Development delivers industry standard and globally recognised higher educational qualifications to the mineral products sector. In partnership with the industry's professional bodies, the Centre and its qualifications have been established to meet the educational and developmental needs of the sector it represents.

We are looking to recruit a number of ambitious, enthusiastic and self-motivated industry professionals to fill several exciting, yet challenging positions.

 

Programmes Leader – Mineral Extractives Technology

Salary negotiable – £38,511 to £45,954 pa, with the possibility to extend.

Reporting to the Head of the Centre, you will lead the Mineral Extractives programmes and contribute to the delivery and assessment of its curricula encompassing Mineral Extractives Technology and one or more of the general areas of Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, Business Management, Blasting Operations, Construction Products Technology and Mechanical/Electrical Engineering. In addition, you will engage with the Centres partners and clients in order to facilitate curricular developments, updating and enhancement of our learner’s experience.

 

Senior Lecturer – Asphalt and Pavement Technology

Salary negotiable – £38,511 to £45,954 pa, with the possibility to extend.

Reporting to the Head of the Centre, you will assist the leadership of the Asphalt and Pavement programmes and largely contribute to the delivery and assessment of its curricula encompassing Asphalt and Pavement Technology and one or more of the general areas of Highways Engineering, Contracts Management, Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, Business Management, Construction Products Technology and Mechanical/Electrical Engineering. In addition, you will engage with the Centres partners and clients in order to facilitate curricular developments, updating and enhancement of our learner’s experience.

 

Programmes Leader – Clay, Concrete and Cement Technologies.

Salary negotiable – £38,511 to £45,954 pa, with the possibility to extend.

Reporting to the Head of the Centre, you will lead the Clay, Concrete and Cement programmes and contribute to the delivery and assessment of their curricula encompassing Clay, Concrete and Cement Technologies and one or more of the general areas of Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, Business Management, Construction Products Technology and Mechanical/Electrical Engineering. In addition, you will engage with the Centres partners and clients in order to facilitate curricular developments, updating and enhancement of our learner’s experience.

 

Lecturer/Senior Lecturers – Mineral Products Technology (x 2).

Salary negotiable – £30,434 to £45,954 pa, with the possibility to extend.

Reporting to the Head of the Centre, you will deliver and assess programmes within the agreed curricula of Mineral Products Technology, encompassing several of the general areas of Mineral Extractives Technology, Asphalt and Pavement Technology, Concrete Technology, Clay Technology, Cement Technology, Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, Business Management, Blasting Operations, Construction Products Technology and Mechanical/Electrical Engineering. In addition, you will engage with the Centres partners and clients in order to facilitate curricular developments, updating and enhancement of our learner’s experience, and support the Centres Programme Leaders and wider team.

 

You join a team of professional, committed and enthusiastic staff delivering and assessing programmes electronically over the internet, supported by weekend tutorials. As such, you will be required to participate in these activities and will require a good level of IT skill and flexibility.

Applicants require an appropriate degree/diploma and a minimum of five years’ operational experience within the relevant industrial discipline. Accreditation to a relevant professional body is also essential.

Closing date: 21 July 2015

Proposed start date: September 2015 or ASAP.

Informal enquires should be directed to Mark Osbaldeston (Head of Centre) on 01332 591763.

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