The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 12 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Optometry Demonstrator/Facilitator 0.2 FTE

Salary range £13.50 per hour
Working hours0.2 FTE for a minimum for 2 sessions per semester. Delivery of this role is currently split over Monday/Friday mornings
LocationInverness, Centre for Health Science
Closing Date28 November 2021

The demonstrator/facilitator role introduces students to the problem (case) providing them with information which allows them to define their topics for research, understand the problem that the case is representing and set learning goals. The students undertake the research in teams of 5-7 people, with team members each having different allocated roles. Facilitators are responsible for the delivery of 2 facilitated sessions per week, for a minimum of 2 sessions per semester, currently delivered Monday /Friday mornings. Detailed facilitator notes enable the facilitator to guide the students research to answer the questions, without actually teaching them, which is the aim of this type of learning.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 8 December.

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Personnel Office at personnel@uhi.ac.uk or on 01463 279239.