Urgent Hire - Mechanical Lecturer
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Academic City College is at the forefront of disrupting higher education on the African continent with lifelong learning at the heart of what we do on our stunning and modern campus. Our mission is to create a culture of life-long learning with a strong focus on enhancing student experience. Our ethos emphasizes on contributing to the needs of the future economy, ensuring our students and faculty have the skills required to stay relevant to the changing world.
The Faculty of Engineering is committed to nurturing students to develop an innovative and entreprenurial mindset which prepares them to be employable and work-ready. We deliver inclusive and active learning which inspires our students to achieve their ambitions. The Faculty is in collaboration with businesses which provide rich opportunities for students to gain internships and graduate employment opportunities. Our aim is that our teaching, research, civic and industry engagement make a real impact in the community. Following the accreditation and re-accreditation of our new and revised undergraduate programmes, we are seeking to make further appointments in particular subject areas to enhance our Business and Entrepreneurship portfolio.
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer to join this dynamic and highly motivated professional academic team, in line with our ambitious strategic change of our undergraduate programmes.
This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in the continuing development of the growing Faculty of Engineering. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or candidates who have industry experience in the relevant-subject area, as well as a track record of teaching across different levels in Mechanical or Industrial and Systems Engineering. A specialization in the following areas will be highly desirable: Design and Manufacture of Mechanical Systems, Mechanics of Machines, Manufacturing Processes, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture. A keen interest in industry innovation trends is desired, and a portfolio of projects demonstrating requisite skills will be necessary.
We are looking for a research-active academic who will contribute to the research agenda of the Faculty, as well as cooperate with our business engagement activities and other external stakeholders. You will be in charge of developing courses and innovative teaching sessions, enjoy working as part of a team and be committed to your own personal development within your subject field.
Your role as a full-time faculty member is to focus on academic excellence, student success, and encourage lifelong learning by working collaboratively with stakeholders to support the mission of the institution. You will ensure the quality and integrity of the institution’s academic programmes through teaching and learning, professional development, and service. You will demonstrate collegiality, good citizenship, and commitment to serve the school. We are especially interested in applicants who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence at Academic City.
How to apply: To apply, please send your CV and covering letter (which outlines the way in which you believe you meet the requirements of the role), together with the names of three referees. Evidence of qualifications will be checked at the interview stage.
Qualifications & Skills
Ph.D degree in related field with at least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in a student-focused academic or administrative environment;
Outstanding interpersonal skills, sound judgment and strong collaborative skills for team work and consensus building; etc
Applicants may submit applications to. with job title as subject
Closing Date: Until position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.