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Lecturer, Computer Science - Lancaster University Ghana

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
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  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    2 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
    Mphil/PHD
  • Apply Before:
    Mar 23, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

We are now seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated academic(s) with a passion for excellence to full-time Lectureship positions in the following areas; Computer Science

Successful candidates will teach a range of computer science modules primarily across our foundation and undergraduate programmes. The experience or ability to teach postgraduate computer science modules will be a plus.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for the following:

  • To contribute to the teaching commitments of the department by carrying out teaching, examining, and administrative duties on foundation, undergraduate and (or) postgraduate programmes, as required;
  • Contribute to the curriculum development and the design of individual courses offered by the department;
  • Supervision of project dissertations undertaken by students;
  • To contribute regularly to departmental seminars, discussion groups and collaborative research groups;
  • To contribute to the department’s academic and pastoral care of its students and the enhancement of their learning, personal development and achievement;
  • To participate fully in department committees and running of the department;
  • To contribute as appropriate to programme management and related activities;
  • To develop and maintain links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings;
  • To support the marketing activities of the department as appropriate, such as Hackathon
  • To contribute to the development of the interface with external organizations;
  • Provide cover for colleagues on leave where necessary;
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Required Skills or Experience

Required Academic Qualifications and Competencies Essential /Desirable *CV / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation
A first-class master’s degree/PhD in computer science or a closely  related specialization from a reputable and accredited institution Essential CV / Qualifications
Have expert knowledge, teaching and applied research interests in the lectureship role advertised Essential CV / Qualifications / Supporting Statement /  Interview / Presentation
Experience of teaching in Higher Education (undergraduate and preferably postgraduate) Essential CV / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation / testimonials / references
Experience in 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 in working co-operatively and flexibly with colleagues, including undertaking appropriate administrative responsibilities Essential Interview / Supporting Statement
Evidence of the ability to take an influential leadership role Desirable Interview / Supporting Statement

How To Apply

Applicants are required to indicate as part of their application the subject areas they are capable of teaching and submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to 

hr.ghana@transnatedu.com

 with the subject line: ‘Lecturer – Computer Science’ demonstrating how they meet the criteria.

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