Lancaster University Ghana Jobs 2018

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15 Nov, 2018

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Lancaster University Ghana/Transnational Academic Group Ghana is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a passion for teaching, research and a commitment to excellence for Lectureship role in the university.

Job Description

Job Title: Lecturer – Undergraduate Programme

We are a dynamic, ambitious and growing university community.  We offer a friendly working environment and are committed to developing:

  • An excellent student academic and social experience;
  • Students’ employability and enterprise skills;
  • World-class academic staff, with strong links with industry;
  • Research activities in collaboration with other higher education institutions in Ghana and elsewhere.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding candidate for Lectureship position in the following areas;

Undergraduate Programme:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Computer Science(particular expertise in software design, database, Human Computer Interaction would be advantageous)
  • Economics
  • Strategic Management & Marketing
  • Law (particular expertise in Environmental law, Law of Natural Resources would be advantageous)
  • Politics and International Relations

Successful candidate(s) will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

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Duties and Responsibilities

To participate in the University’s teaching and research activities in the respective Department, as follows:

  1. To contribute to the teaching commitments of the Department by carrying out:
    • Teaching, examining, and administrative duties on undergraduate and masters programmes, within the Department and as required;
    • Contribute to the curriculum development and the design of individual courses offered by the Department;
    • Supervision of project dissertations undertaken by students;
  2. To engage in research and scholarly activity in Law and associated areas;
  3. To contribute regularly to Departmental seminars, discussion groups and collaborative research groups;
  4. To contribute to the Department’s academic and pastoral care of its students and to the enhancement of their learning, personal development and achievement;
  5. To participate fully in Department Committees and running of the department;
  6. To contribute as appropriate to programme management and related activities;
  7. To develop and maintain links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings;
  8. To support the marketing activities of the Department as appropriate, for instance;
    • Law department (Law Week, Law Colloquium; Open Days, etc.)
    • Business Studies department( Business week)
    • Computer Science (Hackathon
  9. To contribute to the development of the interface with external organisations;
  10. Provide cover for colleagues on leave where necessary;
  11. Undertake other duties as required.

Required Skills or Experience

Required Academic Qualifications and CompetenciesEssential/Desirable*CV/ Supporting Statement/Interview/PresentationRelevant PhD in  the roles advertised or near completion with references – a supporting statement that this is the case would sufficeEssentialCV/ReferencesHave expert knowledge, teaching and applied research interests in lectureship roles advertisedEssentialCV/Supporting Statement/ Interview/PresentationExperience of teaching in Higher Education (both undergraduate and postgraduate)EssentialCV/Supporting Statement/Interview/PresentationExperience of module design, curriculum development and quality assurance, using pedagogical research to develop the learning experienceDesirableCV/ Supporting Statement/Interview/PresentationExperience or good understanding of the issues involved in transnational educationDesirableInterview/ Supporting Statement/ PresentationAn emerging record of research experience in areas advertised, as evidenced by a record of publications comparative to the position and career historyDesirableCV/ InterviewA high degree of motivation within the discipline and a strong desire to work towards embedding a research cultureEssentialCV/ Supporting Statement/InterviewExperience of working co-operatively and flexibly with colleagues including undertaking appropriate administrative responsibilitiesEssentialInterview/Supporting StatementEvidence of the ability to take an effective leadership roleDesirableInterview/ Supporting Statement

 

How To Apply

  • Application Form – assessed against the application form and curriculum vitae. Evidence will be “scored” as part of the shortlisting process.
  • Interview – assessed during the interview process by competency based interview questions, tests, presentation etc.
  • Presentation – assessed against a formal presentation made to the panel as part of the interview process
  • Supporting statement – assessed against a self-evaluating supporting statement that sets candidate’s experiences and qualifications against the person specification, with supporting evidence.

How to Apply
Qualified persons should please send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with a Statement of Support to [email protected] and mention either Lecturer – Undergraduate Programme or Lecturer – Foundation Programme in the subject line.
Closing date: 3rd December 2018
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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