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University of the West Indies
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Category: Education
Description:
* REGIONAL COORDINATING UNIT (RCU); INSTITUTE FOR GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IGDS)
  • In collaboration with the University Director, offer academic leadership, particularly at the graduate level
  • Coordinate the Graduate Sub-Committee of the IGDS and manage graduate level programmes in Gender and Development Studies
  • Develop a working relationship with administrative staff and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research in the conduct of all administrative matters related to graduate level programmes.
  • Coordinate the review and revision of graduate level courses and/or programmes as required.
  • Develop graduate level courses, course material and identify appropriate methods for course delivery and assessment.
  • In collaboration with the University Director, recruit and give guidance to part-time specialist lecturers contracted to deliver and assess graduate level courses.
  • Supervise research projects, internship placements and theses/research papers of graduate students in the M.Sc., MPhil and PhD programmes.
  • Identify and establish relationships with academics from other disciplines who can be potential members of supervisory committees appointed for IGDS graduate students.
  • Collaborate with the Administrative Officer in the planning and implementation of a graduate seminar series
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the University Director
Qualifications:
  • A Ph.D. in Gender and Development Studies or in a related discipline
  • at least five years teaching experience at the tertiary level
  • A record of relevant research and publications
  • Excellent coordination and management skills
  • A student centered approach to education
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with academic staff within and outside of the IGDS
  • Strong pedagogical skills in terms of design, delivery and assessment of graduate level courses 
NB: Detailed application letter and curriculum vitae (two) giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, nationality, names and full addresses of three references and copies of degrees should be sent.
In order to expedite the recruitment process, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under CONFIDENTIAL cover directly to the University at the address below without waiting to be contacted.
Deadline: January 31, 2013

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: University Registrar
Attention: Assistant Registrar (Staff)
The University of the West Indies
Mona
Kingston 7
Jamaica W.I.
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2012-12-24

 

 

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