The lecturer is the tile of a teacher who has just started to teach at college and university level in undergraduate courses. These are academics at an early stage of their careers and can teach part time or full time in colleges and universities. Lecturers are teachers who also assist research students in their endeavors and do not have tenures. These academics have very little or no research responsibilities. Lecturers give lectures at colleges to students without having academic qualifications. Lecturers, after few years of teaching, become senior lecturers, which is a position below that of readers and professors.
Key Qualifications & Skills Required
An eminent scholar with a P.hd qualification(s) with an active research profile with evidence of completed thesis and published in high impact conferences and journals.
The candidate should have proven track record of quality teaching, inter-disciplinary research/projects and should also have a strong focus on industry links and sponsored research.
A minimum of five/ten years of teaching and research experience in a premier university/institutes or scientific organizations with a good track record of supervising Ph.D. students and thesis completion.
Demonstrated contribution to educational innovation, the design of new curricula and courses, and technology and experience with MOOCs.
Good Communication skills, administration skills, demonstrated management and Leadership skills and team building are essential for these positions.
The preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and supervision of research students.
Initiation and development of course materials /course coordination, supervision of teaching staff and other T & L administration.
Conduct of original research leading to publications in refereed journals and attract external and Government funding for research projects.
Industry collaborations and links are highly desirable.
Building Alumni and international relations
Key Selection Criteria
Essential Education Qualification:
Ph.D. in the relevant area
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated high-quality teaching and research experience, and good publication record in high impact journals and conferences.
Record of successful completion of postgraduate and doctoral programs
Demonstrated the ability to mentor and lead staff and students.
High level of interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues, students and members of community and professional bodies.
Proven track record of industry engagement and relationships.