Lecturer In Political Science Grade 12

Lecturer In Political Science Grade 12

Pwani University

Lecturer In Political Science Grade 12

Details of the offer

Appointment to this position is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a three (3) year renewable
performance-based contract, depending on age, citizenship, or any other reason.
Academic Qualifications

Applicants must have:

An earned PhD in either Political Science, Government and Public Administration, International Relations or

its equivalent from an accredited and recognized university.


Applicants should:

• Have at least three (3) years relevant work experience at University level or in a Research institution or


• Have evidence of contribution to university/research institution through activities such as participation

in departmental management, students’ academic/research advising, school or university/institutional

meetings, committee membership and related matters.

In addition, applicants should

• Be registered with the relevant professional body.

• Demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG, SMC etc.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

• Develop and review institutional curricula to ensure quality and cater for advancement in the body of knowledge and meet market needs.
• Prepare for lectures for systematic and effective delivery of content

• Deliver the curricula through innovative methods to transfer knowledge and skills.

• Maintain appropriate contact hours with students for effective learning by abiding to the scheduled timelines.
• Prepare teaching and instructional materials for students to maintain standards and uniformity and ensure effective delivery of the teaching process.
• Set, moderate, administer, mark, compile, report, and process exams to meet University academic standards to evaluate acquisition of knowledge and ensure quality.
• Establish linkages for students exchange programs and attachment for purposes of training and capacity building
• Participate in attachment, placements, field trips and teaching practice to equip students with on the job skills.
• Monitor students’ performance, progress, produce timely feedback, and seek ways to improve performance and content retention.
• Provide career guidance, Academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students during consultation hours to produce all round and well-grounded individuals.
• Ensure quality standards are maintained by ensuring students abide to policies and regulations in class attendance and examination discipline.
• Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities

• Identifying research needs in the society in order to inform potential areas of research and contribute to the body of knowledge.
• Develop and write proposals to inform and justify the need for research and source for funds in accordance to donor regulations and ethical standards.
• Conduct research by implementing objectives through use of relevant methods to increase in the body of knowledge.
• Disseminate and share research findings to inform and influence policy and provide solutions to societal needs.
• Aid the University in meeting its mandate while contributing to individual development and standing of the University in research matters.
• Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of collaboration, research and funding.
• Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.

• Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.

• Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans and other departmental activities.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 3 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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