Lecturer – Computer Science

Full Time Greater Accra Lancaster University Ghana
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State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 25/02/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 4 Years
Career Level: Mid-level
Industry: NGO

Transnational Academic Group Ghana (TAG Ghana) in partnership with Lancaster University operates Lancaster University Ghana.
About Lancaster University Ghana and Transnational Academic Group

Lancaster University Ghana is a partnership between Transnational Academic Group and Lancaster University, UK. Our campus is a branch campus of Lancaster University, UK. We provide excellent and inspiring teaching and places great emphasis on a strong student experience, employability and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field. Lancaster University Ghana offers the exact same degree to the degrees offered at our Lancaster University main campus in the UK. This means that you will be awarded the same qualifications – as if you were studying at the main campus.

Transnational Academic Group develops people who develop nations. Valuing and developing our people is essential to long term success. Our capacity to achieve our goals is dependent on our ability to attract, develop, nurture and retain high quality academic and professional staff. Transnational Academic Group (TAG) is owned and operated by a group that focuses on building value across three major business verticals including education, media, and information technology. The Group includes, among other interests, ABN 360, CNBC Africa, Forbes Africa, and Tech One Global.

Job Description

We are now seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated academic(s) with a passion for excellence to full-time Lectureship positions in the following areas; Computer Science

Successful candidates will teach a range of computer science modules primarily across our foundation and undergraduate programmes. The experience or ability to teach postgraduate computer science modules will be a plus.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for the following:

To contribute to the teaching commitments of the department by carrying out teaching, examining, and administrative duties on foundation, undergraduate and (or) postgraduate programmes, as required;
Contribute to the curriculum development and the design of individual courses offered by the department;
Supervision of project dissertations undertaken by students;
To contribute regularly to departmental seminars, discussion groups and collaborative research groups;
To contribute to the department’s academic and pastoral care of its students and the enhancement of their learning, personal development and achievement;
To participate fully in department committees and running of the department;
To contribute as appropriate to programme management and related activities;
To develop and maintain links with relevant professional bodies and academic groupings;
To support the marketing activities of the department as appropriate, such as Hackathon
To contribute to the development of the interface with external organizations;
Provide cover for colleagues on leave where necessary;
Undertake other relevant duties as required.
Required Skills or Experience

Required Academic Qualifications and Competencies

Essential /Desirable

*CV / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation

A first-class master’s degree/PhD in computer science or a closely related specialization from a reputable and accredited institution

Essential

CV / Qualifications

Have expert knowledge, teaching and applied research interests in the lectureship role advertised

Essential

CV / Qualifications / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation

Experience of teaching in Higher Education (undergraduate and preferably postgraduate)

Essential

CV / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation / testimonials / references

Experience in module design, curriculum development and quality assurance, using pedagogical research to develop the learning experience

Desirable

CV / Supporting Statement / Interview / Presentation

Experience or good understanding of the issues involved in transnational education

Desirable

Interview/ Supporting Statement/ Presentation

An emerging record of research experience in areas advertised, as evidenced by a record of publications comparative to the position and career history

Desirable

CV / Interview

A high degree of motivation within the discipline and a strong desire to work towards embedding a research culture

Essential

CV / Supporting Statement/ Interview

Experience in working co-operatively and flexibly with colleagues, including undertaking appropriate administrative responsibilities

Essential

Interview / Supporting Statement

Evidence of the ability to take an influential leadership role

Desirable

Interview / Supporting Statement

How To Apply

Applicants are required to indicate as part of their application the subject areas they are capable of teaching and submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to hr.ghana@transnatedu.com, with the subject line: ‘Lecturer – Computer Science’ demonstrating how they meet the criteria.

Closing date: 12th March 2021.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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