The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
The Quality and Academic Standards Team (QAS) play a crucial role in supporting the School and ensuring, through various mechanisms and processes, that academic standards and that quality of learning opportunities are maintained in line with national expectations and in line with external expectations as directed by bodies such as the Office for Students (OfS) and Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Working with academic and professional service colleagues at all levels, the QASO will business partner with colleagues to advise, inform and engage colleagues in the management of academic standards.
The Quality & Academic Standards Officer will support the portfolio of the Head of Quality & Academic Standards and be responsible for administering a number of processes and procedures for the School’s academic portfolio.
The post is full time and permanent.
The salary will be on the Professional Services salary scale Grade 5 in the range £35,377 – £40,611 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]. LSHTM have a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.
Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.
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