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Visiting Lecturers in Quantity Surveying
Ref. 50051190

£29.60 / £73.99 per hours, depending on nature of duties undertaken

Westminster Business School

Central London

Westminster Business School is recruiting visiting lecturers to provide specialist teaching on our range of Construction courses. Main duties include teaching, the regular preparation, marking/double marking, checking for plagiarism and commenting upon students’ module coursework and learning activities, and the setting and marking of exam papers. The posts are predominantly based on our Marylebone campus and will require on-campus attendance, on usually two or more days a week during teaching time. 

At Westminster, we combine inspiring teaching, London and global connections, interdisciplinary collaborations, close professional links and policy-focused research to transform individuals and wider society. We are a vibrant, sustainable and broad-based institution proud of our 200-year heritage and always looking forward. As a result of positive action, we are in a strong financial position to deliver our ambitious strategy ‘Being Westminster’.

These posts sit within the School of Applied Management, part of Westminster Business School. You will become part of a community of around 60 academic staff and 1,400 students with a shared focus on operations management, project management and digital business in an international context. You will be based at the University’s Marylebone site, opposite Baker Street Station, centrally located and immersed in London’s business community. 

This is an exciting time to join us as we extend our portfolio of courses and research activity. We are interested in recruiting candidates with a range of expertise but are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the following areas:

Risk management
Estimating and cost planning
Contract management

We particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience and enthusiasm for technology-enhanced learning practices. Successful candidates will also benefit from our in-house bespoke online teaching training programme. If you are an industry practitioner, then this is an opportunity for you to use your extensive knowledge and experience in an academic career.

You will be expected to work closely with Course Leaders, Module Leaders, and other members of the course team. You will contribute to the development of teaching materials, methods, and assessments as well as leading modules yourself. Duties will include marking and giving feedback, acting as a personal tutor and mentor, and providing pastoral support to students. You will also be expected to engage in subject, professional, or pedagogic research or other scholarly activities to support your teaching.

You will hold a degree and a post graduate qualification in a relevant area, have teaching experience and a recognised or commitment towards achieving a teaching qualification or HEA/Advanced HE Fellowship.

To apply for this vacancy please email a CV and covering letter to Brian Adams indicating which subject areas are preferred. Please do not apply via our webpage. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion, and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse, and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.