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Dear Colleagues


We would be most grateful if you would draw to the attention of potentially interested people to the jobs

advertised below.  We are particularly keen that final year students and recent graduates who may

be interested in research and development in teaching and learning find out about the opportunities

provided by the postgraduate assistantships.


Many thanks




University of Gloucestershire




The School of Environment has recently been designated as a Centre for Excellence in Teaching

and Learning by HEFCE. The Centre for Active Learning (CeAL) will be an international centre of

excellence reviewing, developing, promoting and embedding inclusive and exemplary active

learning for students in geography, environment and related disciplines, including biology, landscape

architecture, community development and heritage management. These posts offer highly

motivated individuals exciting opportunities to join an enthusiastic team of academic and

professional staff based at the Francis Close Hall campus in Cheltenham.


Lecturers/Senior Lecturers Ref: A116


Lecturer scale: 23,643 - 29,749 Senior Lecturer scale: 27,390 - 36,428


Three posts within any of the academic subject areas delivered by the School. Candidates must

be enthusiastic about Higher Education teaching and related activities, and willing to assist the

further development of CeAL.


Closing date: 25 May 2005 Interview date: 6 and/or 10 June 2005


Postgraduate Assistants, Centre for Active

Learning Ref: A117


Salary Range: Researcher A: 12,887 - 17,601 plus research Degree tuition fees


Five fixed-term appointments involving undertaking guided research and development of

Higher Education teaching materials, with some direct support of academic staff and student

learning. Appointees will register for part-time research degrees (MA/MSc/MPhil/PhD) in topics

broadly related to teaching and learning in the range of disciplines offered by the School.


Closing date: 1 June 2005 Interview dates: 16 and/or 17 June 2005


Learning Technologist, Centre for Active

Learning Ref: S206


Grade APT&C 5/6 - 17,969 - 21,640


Providing support to staff and students in developing and delivering e-learning and other

materials, and managing the technology within CeAL.


Closing date: 24 May 2005 Interview date: 1 June 2005


For an informal discussion on Lecturing posts contact the Head of School, Carolyn Roberts

([log in to unmask], 01242 543370), for the Postgraduate Assistants posts contact Mick

Healey ([log in to unmask], 01242 543364), and for the Learning Technologist post contact Martin

Jenkins ([log in to unmask], 01242 532117).


Further details and an application form for all posts are available from our website

www.glos.ac.uk/jobs or the Personnel & Staff Development Department (email:

[log in to unmask] or telephone: 01242 532819). Please quote the appropriate

reference number.



Professor Mick Healey
Director Geography Discipline Network
Director of Centre for Active Learning in Geography, Environment and Related Disciplines
Senior Advisor for Geography Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Co-Director ESRC TLRP Project: 'Enhancing Disabled Students' Learning in Higher Education'
National Teaching Fellow
School of Environment
University of Gloucestershire
Francis Close Hall
Swindon Road
Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
Tel:     +44 (0)1242 543364
Fax:    +44 (0)1242 543283
Email:  [log in to unmask]
Web:   http://www.glos.ac.uk/gdn