Geography Lecturer

Rusangu University

RUSANGU UNIVERSITY
ZAMBIA

EDUCATE FOR SERVICE

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Rusangu University (RU), an Adventist institution of higher learning, registered and recognized by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant positions stated below. RU is an equal-opportunity employer that offers competitive remuneration packages.

GEOGRAPHY LECTURER (x1)
Location: Monze Main Campus

Qualifications and Experience:
Grade 12 Certificate
Minimum of Master of Science in Geography
PhD is an added advantage

➤ Academic/Teaching experience in an institution of higher learning is an added advantage.
Expectations:
Assist the Department Chairperson in the interpretation, application and achievement of the objectives, policies and regulations of the department. He/she will be responsible for all teaching and non-teaching duties assigned to him/her by the supervisor. He/she shall maintain a high level of professionalism in executing his/her teaching duties.

Responsibilities:
1. Take responsibility for classroom teaching and be in direct charge of the educational processes in his/her
courses.
2. Teach at least four (4) courses at undergraduate level.
3. Teach at least one course at post graduate level in his/her field of study if in possession of a PhD.
4. Develop a research program and mentor students in the established area of research.
5. Teach competently such courses as may be assigned by the Chairperson.
6. Lead students in meaningful learning experiences which help them to achieve a sense of personal responsibility and the ability to evaluate ideas; attain high ideals and standards of personal living; and develop high levels of scholarships.
7. Supervise practical field work and provide technical know-how aimed at imparting skills in the students.
8. Prepare and supervise/administer quizzes, midterm examinations, assignments, end of quarter examinations to all the students in his/her classes and such other tests as deemed advisable to conform with the objectives of the course and the published examinations schedule.
9. Take part in the moderation of the course outline, examinations, and final examination grades.
10. Serve as a student advisor as assigned by the Chairperson or Dean of the School.
11. Serve as a program coordinator as assigned by the Chairperson or Dean of the School.
12. Serve on committees as may be assigned by management.
13. Serve as faculty advisor of a student organization when assigned by the administration.
14. Manage all the classroom guest speakers, films, videos and other programs, ensuring that they meet ethical and spiritual standards of the university.
15. Attend regularly, faculty meetings, departmental meetings, general assemblies, graduation exercises and other designated University functions.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competences
1. Wide range of skills and techniques in Geography.
2. A strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programs.
3. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
4. Ability to manage time and work with strict deadlines.
5. Ability to teach and to supervise undergraduate academic work.
6. Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Application Guidelines
The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g. ‘Geography Lecturer’ and addressed to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager.
Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to jobs@ru.edu.zm incorporating all of the below required information:
1.A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the job.
2. The names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University should contact.
*Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original qualifications and other relevant documents during the interview.
*A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.
*Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Wednesday, 13th March, 2024 at 16:00 hours.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@ru.edu.zm

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