LITE Fellowship (Induction for Online Academic Practice)

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 designing, developing, and teaching 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. To support skill development in the design, development and teaching of fully online courses, the University is in the process of designing an experiential academic practice induction programme for staff.

The purpose of this Fellowship is to inform the development of this professional development programme and embed an evaluation methodology to assess its impact and ensuring continuous improvement.

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:

Margaret Korosec, Dean of Online and Digital Education – [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:  SESTE1008
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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