Lancaster University Ghana Recruitment 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 – Foundation 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 also looking to appoint an outstanding candidate for Lectureship position in the following areas;

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Foundation Programme:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Legal Perspectives
  • Introduction to Physics

Duties and Responsibilities
To participate in the University’s teaching and research activities in the Foundation Programme, as follows:

  1. To contribute to the teaching commitments of the Foundation Programme by carrying out:
    • Teaching, examining, and administrative duties on the programme as required;
    • Contribute to the curriculum development and the design of individual courses offered within the foundation programme;
  2. To engage in scholarly activity in the Foundation Programme;
  3. To contribute regularly to foundation programme’s workshops, field trips, project work, discussion groups and collaborative research groups;
  4. To contribute to Foundation Programme’ s academic and pastoral care of its students and to the enhancement of their learning, personal development and achievement;
  5. To develop and maintain links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings;
  6. To contribute to the development of the interface with external organisations;
  7. Provide cover for colleagues on leave where necessary;
  8. Undertake other duties as required.

Required Skills or Experience

Required Academic Qualifications and Competencies Essential/Desirable *CV/ Supporting Statement/Interview/Presentation
Relevant MPhil. / MSc. in  the roles advertised with references – a supporting statement that this is the case would suffice Essential CV/References
Have expert knowledge, teaching and applied research interests in lectureship roles advertised Essential CV/Supporting Statement/ Interview/Presentation
Experience of teaching in Higher Education (especially at the Foundation programme level would be advantageous) Essential CV/Supporting Statement/Interview/Presentation
Experience of module design, curriculum development and quality assurance, using pedagogical research to develop the learning experience Desirable CV/ Supporting Statement/Interview/Presentation
Experience or good understanding of the issues involved in transnational education Desirable Interview/ Supporting Statement/ Presentation
An emerging record of research experience in areas advertised, as evidenced by a record of publications comparative to the position and career history Desirable CV/ Interview
A high degree of motivation within the discipline and a strong desire to work towards embedding a research culture Essential CV/ Supporting Statement/Interview
Experience of working co-operatively and flexibly with colleagues including undertaking appropriate administrative responsibilities Essential Interview/Supporting Statement
Evidence of the ability to take an effective leadership role Desirable Interview/ 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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