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Course Leader for MSc in Business Intelligence and Analytics

School: SOLTE 

Department: Computing

Reports to: Head of the department

Duty station: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Opening date: 16.11.2022

Deadline: 30.11.2022



WIUT Background

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) is the first international university in Uzbekistan to offer a Western-style education with UK qualifications. WIUT was established in 2002 in conjunction with the "UMID" Presidential Foundation, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, and the University of Westminster in London. WIUT is still a young university with nearly 4,500 students and more than 150 full-time faculties, but with an established presence and a growing international reputation. WIUT has blended the traditions and standards of British education with the culture and environment of Central Asia.

WIUT’s development strategy is based on three strategic affairs of the University: Student Experience, Staff Experience, and Society Engagement. Our Strategic Priorities are focused on enhancing these three pillars by Strengthening, Smartening and Sustaining them. For more information: http://www.wiut.uz/

Summary of Position and Key Responsibilities

Course Leaders play an important and role in the management, planning and operations of running of the course and enhancing the overall student learning experience. They work with Heads of Departments to ensure the staffing of the modules complies to the requirements of the degree and that the subject development enriches the student experience.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

Leadership

  • To lead a course team with high standards of delivery
  • To be the main point of reference for students registered on the course

Quality Assurance and Enhancement

  • To ensure that the student experience is at the highest level and complies with the expectation of students and graduate destination providers
  • To ensure that curriculum development within the degree delivers the expected graduate outcomes
  • To fulfill the Quality Assurance requirements of the course, completing the AMPR cycle and contributing to quality enhancement
  • To collect and act upon student feedback from the course
  • To work with Head of Department and Module leaders to ensure the delivery, assessment and student experience is maintained to the highest standards
  • To ensure the validated conditions/requirements are consistently maintained

Student Experience and Achievement

  • To engage in the process of admission so that new students meets admissions requirements, working closely with Marketing and Admissions
  • To ensure the course is promoted in a responsible manner
  • To monitor student progression and achievement and to ensure that action is taken to maintain and enhance student performance
  • To provide student induction and advice for new students and to ensure continuing students are aware and relate to the requirements of the university
  • To ensure students with progression and related issues
  • To engender a course spirit that reflects the objectives and rational of the course and is within the framework of the Universities policies, procedure and culture
  • To provide a communication framework with students on the course
  • To work with other course leaders to ensure best practice is shared

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The person appointed to this post should be able to demonstrate the following essential elements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates are expected to hold a higher degree, preferably a PhD and/or relevant professional qualification, preferably from an internationally recognized institute of Higher Education
  • Candidates should be fluent in English either with 6.5 IELTS or a subject qualification taught and assessed in English as per the policy for Academic staff

EXPERIENCE

  • An understanding of the requirements for teaching in Higher Education in an international environment.
  • A specialist interest and output in teaching and research
  • Evidence of an understanding of Quality Enhancement and its contribution to the overall student experience process and the application to educational processes
  • Evidence of policy formulation and execution
  • Evidence of being able to handle student academic advice and requests or in a position of influence and leadership
  • Excellent in writing and reporting skills
  • Evidence of good interpersonal skills, including presentation and communication skills
  • Appropriate level of computer literacy

APTITUDES, ABILITIES, SKILLS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • The applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment, flexibility, passion and enthusiasm for the subject area
  • Willingness to learn and adapt, to be proactive as well as responsive to the needs of the University and its community of scholars, students and staff
  • Open and engaging to contemporary developments in Higher Education and a passion to stretch the boundaries of teaching quality

How to Apply

To apply please complete the application form online and upload:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Copies of diplomas and transcripts (Bachelors, Masters and PhD if applicable)
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Scanned copy of your previous performance evaluation report
  • Statement of your vision for the position

Note: Other attachments can be skipped.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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