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Lecturer, Economics - Lancaster University Ghana

Date Posted: Feb 24, 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:
    Degree
  • Apply Before:
    Mar 24, 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 part-time Lectureship positions in the following area; Economics:

Successful candidates will teach a range of Economics modules primarily across our foundation and undergraduate programmes.

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 Business week
  • 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 Economics 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 – Economics' demonstrating how they meet the criteria. 

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