LITE Fellowship, (Immersive Learning Design)

University of Leeds

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Internal: this secondment opportunity is open to University of Leeds employees only

Salary 0.3 FTE over 12 months at current grade

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. 

We are inviting applications for a Fellowship to join the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) commissioned to support the online education strategy and in collaboration with the Digital Education Service.

LITE embodies the University’s commitment to excellence and innovation in education through its investment in a community of Fellows, giving colleagues the opportunity to develop and implement projects and establish a culture of high-quality teaching innovation, scholarship, and leadership.

This fellowship will explore the research and good practice around providing a high quality, accessible, and inclusive, and rewarding student experience on fully online courses. The University already offers several fully online degrees and has an ambitious plan to expand the portfolio over the next 10 years as part of its strategic commitment to digital transformation and widening participation. It is anticipated that these courses, open to a global audience, will attract students from diverse backgrounds and contexts.

This Fellowship involves defining new approaches to learning design appropriate to immersive learning experiences in collaboration with students, academic experts, and professional specialists. It will play a leading role in establishing new ways of working and approaches to developing immersive learning experiences for online education.

If you are interested in applying and would like to discuss the fellowship further, please contact: 

For general details about the fellowships:

Emma Peasland, Research Support and Impact Officer (LITE) – [email protected]

Dave Riley, Research Support and Impact Officer (LITE) – [email protected]  

Or to discuss the specific focus of the fellowship:

Chris Thompson, Interim Head of Engagement and Innovation – [email protected]

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  LITE
Category:  Research
Off grading structure
Working Time:  0.3 FTE at current grade
Post Type: 

Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months Secondment)
Release Date:  Wednesday 24 May 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  SESTE1009
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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