Post Doctoral Affiliate

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Swansea, Wales
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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Job Description

Swansea University - School of Management

Salary:£30,046 to £33,797 Grade 7
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:16th November 2020
Closes:13th December 2020

This position will be based at the Bay Campus, Swansea

In 2015, the School of Management moved to a new custom built facility on the new Swansea University Science and Innovation Campus (representing one of the largest ever investments by a UK university in new facilities). The School occupies a £23 million beach-front building, with potential for further extension, and as we undertake a significant expansion of the School, we are currently seeking a number of talented individuals to join us as Post-Doctoral Affiliates as we pursue this vision. The role of a Post-Doctoral Affiliate will be to work closely with a designated research lead in contributing to the School research strategy, and to the delivery of excellent research-led teaching.

Essential Criteria

  1. A PhD in a relevant subject area.  PhD completion (not withstanding Viva) in a relevant subject area.
  2. Ability to actively engage with the discipline, including contributing to writing and presenting research at conferences of appropriate quality.  At least one presentation of peer-reviewed material at an external conference (preferably international and of high- standing) during their PhD studies (or within the last two years), or experience as a reviewer for conferences/journals of appropriate quality.
  3. Ability to undertake effective delivery of teaching and assessment within a formal taught portfolio. Typically, experience in at least one UG or PG module of a range of teaching delivery and assessment activities to include at least seminar delivery and participation in marking.
  4. Ability to conduct independent research and teaching activities under suitable guidance. Activities leading to production of doctoral thesis.
  5. Up-to-date and proficient computer skills.
  6. Ability to problem-solve using initiative to propose practical and workable solutions.
  7. Willingness and ability to travel if required in order to perform duties aligned with the main purpose of the post.

Desirable Criteria

  1. Ability to contribute to development of research articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals of suitable quality. 
  2. Ability to plan research outputs and dissemination in peer-reviewed journals and conferences of suitable standing in a relevant subject area.
  3. Successful completion of an initial teaching preparation course.
  4. Ability to participate in activities in a unit/research group beyond own immediate research/teaching commitments.
  5. Experience of working as part of a research team to deliver research outcomes, involving both implementation of existing research designs and development of future research.

Informal Enquiries please contact – Professor Katrina Pritchard - [email protected]

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