BILT Academic Fellows

What is a BILT Academic Fellow?

BILT Fellows play a key role in: 

  • Supporting the University's strategic educational development and priorities across the University 

  • Supporting educational development and priorities within home schools/faculties through utilising the resources and intellectual work developed through the BILT Fellowship. Embedding BILT within schools, faculties and professional services both during and following the Fellowship. 

  • Undertaking individual scholarly work and research in theme-based areas 


BILT Fellows must be able to dedicate between 0.3 and 0.5 FTE for either 12 or 24 months, which will be negotiated with your HoS and/or HoF upon appointment. Please ensure that you have had a discussion with your HoS or HoF before applying for this role. 

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a completed BILT Academic Fellow Application Form (Office document, 62kB) detailing their suitability for the role, along with a supporting CV to 

Applications for BILT Academic Fellowships (to start in September 2019) close on the 8th April 2019, 9am.

Please read the BILT Academic Fellow Application Guidance (Office document, 59kB) before completing the application form. 

Proposed dates for interviews are the week commencing 29th April and 6th May. 

Current Fellows

We currently have seven Fellows working on a range of topics, though broadly fitting into the themes of Assessment and Rethinking Spaces. You can find out more about the work of our Fellows by visiting our blog, or getting in touch with them. The Fellows are: 

Dr Zoe Palmer, Teaching Associate, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience

Dr James Norman, Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering

Dr Christian Spielmann, Reader in Economics, School of Economics, Finance and Management

Emilie Poletto-Lawson, Educational Developer, Academic Staff Development

Prof Paul Wyatt, Professorial Teaching Fellow, School of Chemistry

Dr Helen Heath, Reader in Physics, School of Physics

Dr Jenny Lloyd, Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Management

Edit this page