Job Opportunities at NCH
New College of the Humanities is the most exciting innovation in UK higher education for many years and is building a team of qualified, experienced and knowledgeable academic and professional staff.
NCH has a world-class team of professors with a reputation for academic excellence, supported by an enthusiastic and talented team of teaching staff. Each member of our academic staff is committed to both teaching and research.
Our professional staff has responsibility for the management, administration and operation of the College. They are drawn from a diverse range of professional backgrounds.
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Visiting Lecturers in Economics
Closing Date: Midnight, 19 August 2018
New College of the Humanities wishes to appoint a part-time, fixed-term, Lecturer for the Faculty of Economics.
We welcome applications from economists with strong teaching competence in Political Economy. The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach Political Economy at Level 6 through lectures, seminars, and/or tutorials.
The contract is to deliver 73 teaching hours, made up of 32 hours lectures and 41 hours small group/individual tutorial hours, together with teaching-related administrative tasks for the course.
Teaching commences mid-September 2018 until mid-February 2019.
The teaching-related administrative tasks include, developing learning materials, prepare work assignments and monitor student progress, achievement, and attendance; to develop, administer, and mark of exams and other assessments and produce examiners reports; to follow and comply with all College policies and regulations. The examination duties are undertaken in the summer examination period.
The full remuneration of the suggested contract is £5,750.
We encourage applications from those with recently completed PhDs, as well as those with established careers. Alternatively, applicants should have normally submitted their PhD thesis (or equivalent) prior to taking up the appointment.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and will be judged on merit alone. We particularly welcome applications from groups that are frequently underrepresented in UK Economics departments.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We are not able to provider Tier 2 Sponsorship on this occasion.
Applications should be made via this link, by midnight, on Sunday 19 August. Please reference your application “ECO0818”. Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary.
Due to the urgency of this appointment, applications will be considered immediately upon receipt and shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview at the earliest opportunity. It is expected that we will interview and appoint an applicant prior to the above closing date.
Applications must include a covering letter of no more than one page that highlights teaching specialism, experience, and, where applicable, innovation in teaching; and a curriculum vitae.
Candidates who have been shortlisted will be notified by no later than 20 August.
Visiting Lecturer in Art History
CLOSING DATE: MIDNIGHT, 1 JULY 2018
New College of the Humanities wishes to appoint a Visiting Lecturer/s and Course Leader/s in The Art of the Byzantine World and The Art of the Islamic World. These two 30-credit courses form part of the first year of the BA (Hons) in Art History.
The successful candidate will have expertise/competence in the architecture and material culture of the core regions of the Islamic world and the art of the Byzantine Empire. We would also consider applications from candidates who may only be in a position to teach one of the courses.
Teaching the courses over two-terms, you will be required to deliver weekly lectures of 1.5 hours each (24 hours per course), group seminars (4 hours per course), as well as hourly tutorials with individual students (4 hours per course per student – circa 60 hours across the two courses), plus a small number of hours for workshops and revision sessions. The abilities to teach in an engaging manner and to demonstrate scholarly rigour are key.
As Course Leader, you will be responsible for the full delivery and management of these two first year courses. Your duties will include setting both formative and summative assessments, including marking and moderation. Summative assessments take place during the third-term. Your further responsibilities will include preparation of course guides, reading lists and VLE content, as well as monitoring student progress, achievements and attendance.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Patrycja Kaszynska, Head of Faculty for Art History, by email email@example.com. However, all applications must be made in accordance with the process specified below.
To apply, please follow this link, by midnight, on Sunday 1 July. to submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter (of no more than two pages), which highlights expertise, experience, and, where successful, innovation in teaching. Please reference the subject as “AH0618”.
Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary.
Interviews, which will include a 20-minute demonstration of teaching, will be held at the College on a date mutually convenient. References will be required for those shortlisted for interview.
Applications will be reviewed on receipt and interviews may be held sooner than anticipated.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community but will be judged on merit alone. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
Professional Staff Vacancies
Recruitment and Admissions Adviser
FURTHER EXTENDED CLOSING DATE: MIDNIGHT, 15 JULY 2018
Original Closing Date: Midnight, 17 June 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment and Admissions Adviser to join New College of the Humanities.
Working with the team, the role comprises two distinct functions: recruitment and admissions. It will contribute directly to the growth of the College through undertaking student recruitment initiatives throughout the UK and Europe, comprising a significant number of weeks’ travel per year.
Working within a target based team with defined KPIs, the role will be responsible for admissions processing and management, from the point of initial application to enrolment, maximising conversion in support of undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment targets.
How to apply
The closing date for this post is midnight, 17 June 2018. Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews will commence prior to the closing date; consequently, an appointment is likely to be made prior to the closing date. If you are not contacted within a week of the closing date, please accept your application as being unsuccessful on this occasion.
To apply, please follow this link to submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter, which clearly explains how you meet the person specification. Please reference the subject as “RAA0518”. Participation in the equal opportunities section is encouraged, but voluntary.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community but will be judged on merit alone. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We are not able to provide sponsorship on this occasion.