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Senior Lecturer, Education job at Busitema University

About the Organization

The University was established as a multicampus model with its main campus located at Busitema.

Job Description

The duties of a Senior Lecturer in Education typically encompass a range of responsibilities related to teaching, research, administration, and community engagement

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

Course Design and Delivery:

  • Develop and deliver high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in education.

  • Prepare and update course materials, including syllabi, lecture notes, and reading lists.

  • Use a variety of teaching methods and technologies to enhance student learning.

Student Assessment:

  • Design and grade assessments, including exams, essays, projects, and presentations.

  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students.

  • Ensure assessments are fair, transparent, and aligned with learning outcomes.

Student Support and Advising:

  • Offer academic advising and support to students, helping them with course selection, career planning, and academic challenges.

  • Supervise student research projects, dissertations, and theses.

Research and Scholarship

Research Activities:

  • Conduct high-quality research in the field of education, contributing to the body of knowledge in the discipline.

  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals, books, and conference proceedings.

Grant Applications:

  • Apply for research funding from external agencies and internal sources.

  • Manage research projects, including budgets and timelines.

Collaboration and Networking:

  • Collaborate with colleagues within and outside the institution on research projects.

  • Participate in academic conferences, seminars, and workshops to present research and engage with the academic community.

Administrative and Leadership Roles

Curriculum Development:

  • Participate in the development and review of the education curriculum to ensure it remains current and relevant.

  • Lead or contribute to curriculum committees and working groups.

Departmental Administration:

  • Take on leadership roles within the department, such as program coordinator or head of a specific academic area.

  • Participate in departmental meetings and contribute to decision-making processes.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure compliance with institutional and external quality assurance standards and accreditation requirements.

  • Engage in continuous improvement processes for teaching and learning.

  • Community Engagement and Professional Service

Outreach and Partnerships:

  • Engage with local schools, educational organizations, and communities to promote educational initiatives and collaborations.

  • Develop partnerships that enhance the impact of the institution’s education programs.

  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the field of education through continuous professional development.

  • Share expertise with the broader community through workshops, seminars, and public lectures.

Service to the Profession:

  • Serve on editorial boards, review panels, and professional associations in the field of education.

  • Mentor junior faculty members and contribute to their professional development.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • PhD in a relevant area from a recognized Institution of higher learning.

  • A Master’s Degree in Education majoring in Education Psychology from a recognized Institution of higher learning.

  • An Honors Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from a recognized Institution of higher learning.

  • Three (3) years of University teaching experience or relevant working experience in a reputable Organization or Industry.

  • Four (4) recognized publications in the area of specialization, two (2) of which as the First/ Corresponding/ Senior author.

  • Evidence of contribution to Community

  • Age Limit: Should not have reached fifty (50) years of age by deadline for submission of application.

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