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Job Description(lecturers)

Overall Purpose of the job

To design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for teaching at Inoorero University, in order to enable students to complete their studies successfully, and to determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in the appropriate subject area.

Responsibilities

Strategic Integration

  • Promote the vision and mission of the University and implement the University Strategic Plan.
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies

Teaching and Learning

  • Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels.
  • Review and update, where necessary, course content on regular basis.
  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques including e-learning and to prepare materials that create interest, understanding and enthusiasm among students
  • Impart knowledge including practical skills, methods and techniques
  • Ensure that course design, content and delivery comply with quality standards and regulations of the department as well as Universities regulations and the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy
  • Challenge the thinking, foster debate and develop ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking
  • Supervise student projects, field trips, attachments and where appropriate, placements
  • Set, mark and assess assignments, continuous assessment tests (CATs), projects and examination and provide timely feedback to students and the department
  • To effectively manage and account for University’s teaching, research and other resources at one’s disposal
  • Be a member of relevant research or any other appropriate professional bodies
  • Offer advisory interventions to students on their performance, employment market trends and career development
  • Engage in continuous professional development
  • Promote the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship and interaction of students with industry partners in learning and innovation.

Research

  • Determine relevant research objectives and prepare research proposals
  • Identify sources of funding and oversee the process of securing funds
  • Carry out independent research towards acquiring higher academic qualifications
  • Write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using appropriate media
  • Continually seek practical application to research findings
  • Act as a referee and contribute to peer assessment
  • Make presentations or exhibitions at national and international conferences and other similar events
  • Update knowledge and understanding in the field of research.

Communication

  • Disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media methods to promote understanding
  • Prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies such as for funding and accreditation purposes

Technical Skills/Competence

  • Strategic mindset and ability to put emerging issues in the context of the University mission, vision and strategy
  • Ability to conceptualise, design, develop structured, and undertake structured evaluation and review of projects and programme
  • Good report and proposal writing and public speaking/presentation skills
  • Effective initiative facilitation and team leadership skills
  • Structured problem solving
  • Ability to continuously monitor and acquire knowledge/market intelligence on relevant industry trends and developments
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good leadership, coordination, planning and organizational skills
  • Proactive, initiative, with good networking, negotiation and collaborative skills
  • Ability to perform and foster team work
  • IT proficiency.

Senior Lecturer: Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

Educational Qualifications: PhD in relevant field Or Masters Degree

Professional Qualifications: Professional qualifications relevant to subject area

Working Experience
For a PhD degree holder - At least three years teaching experience as a lecturer at University level plus Three publications in reputable refereed journals or one University level book in one’s area of specialization. These must have been published after appointment as a lecturer.
For a Masters Degree holder - At least five years teaching experience as a lecturer at University level, At least seven publications in reputable journals or two University level books in one’s area of specialization. These must have been published after appointment as a lecturer.

Lecturer : Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

Educational Qualifications: PhD in relevant field Or Masters Degree:

Professional Qualifications: Professional qualifications relevant to subject area

Working Experience
PhD degree holder - Publications in one’s area of specialization and professional qualification relevant to subject area will be an added advantage.
Masters Degree holder - At least five years teaching experience at University level, At least three publications in reputable journals or two University level books in one’s area of specialization

Assistant Lecturer : Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

Educational Qualifications: Bachelor Degree or Higher National Diploma/or Higher Diploma

Professional Qualifications: None

Working Experience: Not Necessary


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