Main purpose of the post, according to the job ad:
To become an academic member of the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) by conducting teaching, research and scholarship in support of the strategic aims of IET and The Open University. Working in teams, members of IET are expected to provide leadership in learning and teaching to members of other faculties and units. They must therefore not only be excellent in their own teaching, and understanding of the student learning experience, but must be skilled communicators. Through the conduct of high-quality, internationally recognised research, members of IET can contribute to, and influence the direction of, the University’s approach to teaching, developing and maintaining the University’s reputation for excellence in this area. IET academics can also influence the onward development of the Institute, and we welcome energetic people with creative contributions to community development.