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Director of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience

Learning & Innovation

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  Competitive
Grade:  Senior Staff
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Thursday 13 June 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 02 July 2019
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  CAPE23
Job Details:    Job Description    

For more than 140 years Middlesex University has been home to great minds, with a determined and unwavering ambition to improve the world through teaching, learning and research. We have grown from a successful polytechnic to a leading modern university and global institution. Middlesex is about transformational journeys, empowering our students with the tools, attributes and opportunities to turn their potential into success. Our distinctive student experience is defined by innovative teaching and learning, engaging and vibrant campuses and the richness of our diversity.

The University is seeking to appoint a Director for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience to ensure the delivery of its strategic objectives for an outstanding learning experience. The postholder will be responsible for embedding an evidence-based approach to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching and will lead on key priorities such as the personalisation of student learning. 

Working collaboratively with Faculties, the Students’ Union and key stakeholders across the institution, the Director will implement and evaluate signature pedagogies across the institution and co-ordinate pedagogic research. The successful candidate will lead the Centre for Practice Enhancement and line-manage the Head of Academic Practice Enhancement and the Head of Technology Enhanced Learning within the Centre.

Candidates should have a track record of leading and delivering institution-wide developments designed to improve students’ learning experience and outcomes and experience of teaching in higher education. 

The Director will report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning and Innovation and be a member of the University’s senior management team.


Interview Date:  Week Commencing 15 July 2019


To discuss the job please contact Professor Andrea Dlaska DVC Learning & Innovation a.dlaska@mdx.ac.uk.

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