The future of #highered? Zero hours lecturers in “an enterprising and innovative community”

I’ve included a screen shot below (HT @Andr_Dim) , in case the advert mysteriously vanishes from the internet. What really disgusts me about this is the shamelessness of the mission statement – this is “an exciting time for Edinburgh Napier University” in which they seek to become an “enterprising and innovative community” through expanding their “areas of research excellence across a broad portfolio of both discipline-based and inter-disciplinary research”. By which they mean they want to replace securely employed staff with recently completed PhD students on zero hour  contracts.

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One thought on “The future of #highered? Zero hours lecturers in “an enterprising and innovative community”

  1. Reblogged this on Tracey Yeadon-Lee and commented:
    So often the words ‘enterprising’ and ‘innovation’ mean getting on by exploiting others. It’s a very sad state of affairs that this is exactly what is going on in some HEIs – see the post below by Mark Carrigan.

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