Pearson Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Business/Research in London, United Kingdom
Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in Business/Research
Advance your career in an innovative Higher Education Institution based inside a FTSE 100 company
Pearson College London is on a journey to become a university leading the way for industryand business engagement. Founded in 2012 by Pearson PLC as a not-for-profit HigherEducation Institution we offer a different approach to undergraduate and postgraduatedegrees through close integration of academia, industry and our learners. We help empowerour students to develop the knowledge, intellectual capacity and professional experience that they will needfor their long-term careers, opening up unique professional opportunities to our learners.
Pearson Business School students have been highly successful in obtaining graduate positions in management and allied professions with a mean salary and percentage statistics which are well above the UK sector average.
It's rare and exciting to have the opportunity to build a new university finding innovative approaches to advancing the student experience through technology, collaboration and workplace practice. Academic excellence and professional relevance underpin everything that we do here - none of our programmes are just degrees. All staff are fully involved in this pioneering journey.
Pearson College London has two schools: Pearson Business School (Business, Law, and Accounting) and Escape Studios (VfX, Animation, Game Art and Motion Graphics). We primarily offer face to face tuition and all of our programmes are validated by the University of Kent. In 2018 we were rated as silver on the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Pearson Business School currently has just under 1,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as degree apprentices from prestigious employers such as L’Oreal, NHS, IBM and TfL. We were shortlisted for the 2017 Business School of the Year and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Awards by the Times Higher Education.
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A great place to work
Based in state-of-the-art premises in Holborn, in the heart of Central London, we are a vibrant and thriving academic community. We provide unique opportunities for our educators to collaborate, teach and research in partnership with some of the biggest names in business, both in the UK and overseas.
Typically our lecturers will spend around 35% of their time in the classroom. Outside of teaching our academics are expected to focus on pastoral care of our students, developing learning materials, collaborating with industry partners and pursuing research and scholarly interests.
Our academics are primarily tuition focused but many have a passion for research and regularly undertake research projects in collaboration with external organisations, established universities as well as our own students. This year alone our faculty have presented alongside current and ex students at academic conferences in Russia, Madeira and the USA. Our staff are currently researching subjects relating to their area of business specialism e.g. strategic and digital marketing, while others pursue educational research e.g. degree apprenticeships.
Key information about life at Pearson College London
To provide an exceptional learning experience for our students, bridging the gap between the classroom and the workplace.
Support the academic growth and development of Pearson Business School in our journey towards becoming a university.
Help prepare our learners for a successful career in business, law, accountancy and technology.
Deliver weekly interactive lectures and seminars to undergraduate and postgraduate students;
Teach between 10 and 14 hours per week during term time in the autumn and spring terms, and between 0 – 3 hours per week during the summer term.
Provide ongoing pastoral support to our students;
Undertake formative and summative marking during term time and in the three annual assessment periods (December, May and August).
Attend termly exam boards.
Take responsibility for and develop exceptional, industry-relevant learning materials to support our students’ learning experience.
Draft and scrutinize assessments on a termly basis.
Other potential responsibilities:
Research and scholarly activity;
Marketing and recruitment support eg. Open days and workshops;
Membership of governance boards and meetings;
Developing relationships with companies, business organisations, professional bodies, etc.
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.
What qualifications should you have?
Lecturers with a professional background:
A Masters (level 7) qualification of professional equivalent plus at least 12 months industry experience
Lecturers with an academic background
A PhD (level 8) or equivalent qualification.
A professional qualification in your subject of expertise
Membership of Advance HE, e.g. HEA Fellowship
A coaching qualification
Established relationships with employers
Membership of Professional Bodies.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH
Job: Learning Delivery
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Dec 5, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1815686
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.