Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence (LITE) at the University of Leeds calls application for LITE Fellowship Program starting in 2020/21 academic year.
During the LITE Fellowship at the University of Leeds, candidates will carry out a project based on innovative teaching, scholarship or pedagogy in alignment with the University’s strategy for student education and LITE’s objectives. The LITE also expects fellows to contribute to LITE’s scholarly community, provide content towards the digital and external-facing profiles, act as an ambassador at internal and external events as well as contribute to the LITE Mentoring Scheme. Furthermore, the fellow will evaluate and disseminate the impact of their project internally and externally to develop the practice, pedagogy, and reputation of student education at the University.
The University of Leeds pays the fellows the amount equivalent level of 20-80% of current salary. In addition to that, hot-desking space in 18 Beech Grove Terrace is available, with appropriate equipment and meeting spaces; and an allocation of up to £8k will be available to support their project, e.g. by paying for student interns, events, materials, travel and subsistence, conference attendance, dissemination activities, and equipment. The funding should be justified in their application and; as a guide, the LITE expects to award approximately £1000 for each 10% secondment.
The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, England. Having the motto of ‘And knowledge will be increased’; the university establishment dates to 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. It lies in the top 20 in the world for graduate employability. Moreover, the university has affiliations with 6 Nobel Laureates. Furthermore, Leeds was in the 19th position amongst multi-faculty institutions in the UK for the quality (GPA) of its research. Above all, the university is in 93rd position in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Also, it is the fifth-largest university in the UK in terms of student numbers.