LITE seeks Research Officer

The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is looking to recruit a talented research officer with a passion for student education who can help design, deliver and evaluate the success of its projects at the University of Leeds.

The successful candidate will work alongside and support a team of LITE Fellows and Teaching Enhancement Project Leaders to deliver a wide range of projects addressing important pedagogic challenges and educational developments, as well as evaluate large scale University-wide projects, such as the Leeds Curriculum.

The Institute is a community of research and innovation with the aim of establishing the University of Leeds as a sector leader in teaching practice and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

LITE embodies the University’s commitment to excellence and innovation in education through its investment in funding, time and support for current and future student education leaders to develop their profile at the University and to carry out research and innovation projects with internal and external impact.

Reporting to the Director of LITE, the role holder will work in a shared office in LITE, and will operate as part of the LITE team supporting all LITE projects and activities.

LITE Director Dr Kelvin Tapley, said:

“This is an exciting time for the Institute as we enter a new phase of our work and this role will be very much an integral part of that journey to promote scholarly excellence across the University.

“The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the dynamism of the LITE community.

“They will apply their planning, analytical and evaluative skills and experience to contribute to the success of LITE projects, through short and longer term evaluation and publication, as well as contribute content towards the digital and external-facing profiles of LITE and act as an ambassador at internal and external events.

“I look forward to talking to those interested in applying for this exciting opportunity.”

For more information on this role and to apply follow this link.

To discuss this role further or for any queries you may have, please contact Dr Tapley at or by Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 4520.

Interviews are expected to be held the week commencing 10 December, 2018.