Westminster University in Tashkent

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Academic – Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal
Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 1st June 2017
Monday, 31st July 2017
Category: Academic / Administration
Department: Academic Staff Positions
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

Academic – Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal


To undertake a professional contract as an Academic member of staff in particular teaching, research, academic administration and contribution to the corporate wellbeing of Westminster International University in Tashkent. To undertake professional duties as an Academic member of staff in designated subject area as directed by the University this to include subject and curriculumdevelopment, teaching responsibilities at all levels, the engagement in research and scholarly activity and related administrationThe university has developed an environment and a set of policies that encourages the development of a professional relationship amongst all colleagues in particular it wishes to promote a professional relationship with academic staff that encourages a commitment to and delivery of an assured level of quality of teaching, learning, research, scholarship and corporate engagement. This requires a culture of mutual respect, personal responsibility and a commitment to the highest standards of professional engagement.


REPORTS TO

Relevant Head of Subject Area


PURPOSE

To undertake a professional contract as an Academic member of staff in particular teaching, research, academic administration and contribution to the corporate wellbeing of Westminster International University in Tashkent. To undertake professional duties as an Academic member of staff in designated subject area as directed by the University this to include subject and curriculumdevelopment, teaching responsibilities at all levels, the engagement in research and scholarly activity and related administration.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To undertake scholarly and research activity as appropriate in the subject area, to underpin and develop the curriculum, teaching, assessment and learning resources for the modules, courses and related educational provision of the university
  • To teach on a range of modules in a subject area, including the associated assessment setting, marking and review process, including support to students and staff studying or teaching on the module
  • To lead a Module(s) and be responsible for the Quality Assurance of those modules, including the monitoring and review of the student performance, learning resources and associated Quality Assurance and Enhancement process.
  • To provide expertise as appropriate in the development of the curriculum in the subject area, including the review and modification of existing modules, development of new modules, course curriculum and related educational provision
  • To develop new teaching and assessment material within the subject area, for use in the module or related modules, such teaching materials to be the property of the university
  • To engage in research and scholarly activity that underpins the area of teaching and results in the promulgation of the outputs of the research and scholarly activity to enhance the research and scholarship of the university
  • To undertake personal and professional development to support the teaching, scholarly and research activities
  • To undertake the administrative and organisational requirements of teaching, research and related professional educational provision
  • To engage in institutional projects relating to the mission and direction of the university.
  • To engage in the community and corporate wellbeing of the university and participate in the professional requirements for the institutional development

Preferred Skills:

  • Candidates are expected to hold a minimum of a Post Graduate degree, from an international institute of Higher Education HE in the subject area or related areas.
  • In certain areas professional qualifications and/or professional experience can be considered as equivalent to Post Graduate qualifications.
  • Candidates should be fluent in English either with 7 IELTS or a subject qualification taught and assessed in English as per the policy on Academic staff.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching experience in the HE sector and/or an understanding of the requirements for teaching in H.E. in an international environment.
    Professional experience in the area is desirable.
    A specialist interest in teaching and research
  •  Evidence of commitment to innovation in course development and delivery.
  • Evidence of awareness of professional interest and scholarly activity in the area.
    Evidence of current scholarly, research and/or professional activity in the subject area.

KEY SKILLS/GENERAL COMPETENCIES

  • The applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment, flexibility, passion and enthusiasm for the subject area
  • Be well organized and able to plan ahead and meet deadlines
  • Evidence of good interpersonal skills, including presentation and communication skills

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