Expressions of interest sought for an Academic Lead in Digital Assessment

Deadline for expressions of interest: Friday November 3, 2023 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Academic Lead to oversee the development of Digital Assessment at Newcastle University and drive improvements in line with our Education for Life strategy. The Digital Assessment Group supports the use of digital assessment and feedback tools such as Inspera, NUMBAS, Turnitin and Canvas. Reporting to the Digital Education Sub-Committee (DESC), the postholder will work with representatives from across the university to help guide, enable and support the innovative use of digital assessment and feedback tools. 

For more details see the Academic Lead for Digital Assessment Role Description

This is a non-remunerated role but has potential to enable demonstration of positive educational impact across the institution. 

To express your interest in this role, please provide a short biography and outline for how you see Digital Assessment evolving in the future. This should be no more than 1 side of A4 and submitted to Susan Barfield ( Selection will be based on the expression of interest and an informal interview of shortlisted applicants (w/c 13 November 2023). 

If you would like to learn more about what this opportunity involves please contact David Kennedy, Dean of Digital Education ( or Susan Barfield, Lead for Digital Assessment LTDS ( 

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