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University of the West Indies Open Campus
Tertiary Education
SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN RHETORIC AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
Category: Education
Description:
The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a dynamic, international institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its faculties offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes in Humanities and Education, Science and Technology, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences and the Social Sciences. At 70 years old, the institution represents the oldest of its kind within the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who have made remarkable contributions to regional development.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the post of:

SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN RHETORIC AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy

The successful candidate will be required to:

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her respective areas of specialization, take part in curriculum development, be involved in interdisciplinary collaboration, develop innovative research, and advise and supervise students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
• Make a significant contribution to the department’s research output, undertake an appropriate teaching and administrative load, and participate in campus-related and outreach activities.

Applicants are required to submit a resume giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) and copies of academic qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to hrmd.sed@uwimona.edu.jm addressed to the Campus Registrar for the attention of the Director, Human Resource Management Division, The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica. The final date for receipt of applications is March 30, 2018.
Applicants are advised to ask their referees to send reports under confidential
cover to the above address without waiting to be contacted.
Qualifications:
Essential Qualifications And Experience:

• Applicants should have a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition OR in Rhetoric and Writing Studies OR in Tertiary Level English Language Education; Academic Literacies
• He/she should have relevant teaching experience of at least five years;
• He/she should have a demonstrated record of scholarly research

Candidates who possess the following will be at a distinct
advantage:

• Specialization in Writing Programme Administration/ Writing Assessment/
Professional Writing/ Technical Communication;
• Professional qualification in teaching in the discipline;
• Experience supervising MPhil/PhD students;
• Evidence of Curriculum Development (for face to face, distance or online delivery modes);
• Evidence of application of new technologies in programme delivery;
• Administrative Experience/Leadership Experience within an Academic
Institution;
• Evidence of prior grant acquisition;
• Evidence of contribution to the Public Service and field of Study;
• Evidence of Team-building skills.
Deadline: March 30, 2018.

Contact Information
Name: the Director, Human Resource Management Division
Address: The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Email: hrmd.sed@uwimona.edu.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-03-05

 

 

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