Lecturer in Computer Science: Teaching

  • Date Posted : 19/05/2019
  • Due Date : 19/05/2019
  • Description

Job Type:    Academic in College of Education and Languages
Type of Contract:    Fulltime
Hours of Work:   35 Office Hours/Week (Sunday – Thursday) Up to 22 Teaching Hours
Place of Work:    Lebanese French University (LFU)-Erbil-Kurdistan-Iraq
Contract Duration:    1Year, subject to renewal
Probation Period:    3 Months

Job Purpose: 
The Lebanese French University is making a significant investment in new academic positions to support its strategic development within the next five years to enable the faculty to be a key player in the field of Computer Science, and internationally. The Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer in Computer Science related disciplines will contribute to the success and the development of the Faculty, especially in the areas of specialisation. Its areas of strengths are in Networking, artificial intelligence, Image Processing, computer vision, Web design, security, Programming, and other related discipline.

Teaching and learning  
Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programme
Experience in developing appropriate approaches to learning and teaching, and advising colleagues
Experience and success in knowledge transfer, enterprise and similar activity that enhances the student experience.

  • Responsibilities
    Duties and Responsibilities
    · Plan, develop, and deliver undergraduate modules in areas relating to Computer Science.
    · Assess students and stimulate them to have the opportunity to be engaged and challenged.
    · Design appropriate assessment methods and ensure established standards are maintained and timescales adhered to.
    · Provide constructive and timely feedback to students and other stakeholders and advise on areas of concern and suggest improvement.
    · Carry out research and scholarly activities in Computer Science, particularly in the areas of specialisation.
    · Develop new and revise existing undergraduate and postgraduate Programmes and modules to reflect the latest developments in the subject areas.
    · Communicate effectively with other Colleges/Departments/Units within the University and other relevant external organisations.
    · Build strong collaborative relationships with academics, research centres, and/or with public and private institutions.
    · Provide support, counselling and tutorials to students.
    · Work cooperatively with academic colleagues as a member of teaching and research teams.
    · Develop syllabuses and learning materials as appropriate and in accordance with the University quality enhancement policy and Quality assurance with the aim of creating interest and learning amongst students.
    · Participate in meetings, activities, and boards
  • Requirements
    Required qualifications, skills and competencies:
    · All candidates in teaching capacity who are fresh PhD holders (for this position, in Computer Science and Software Engineering in a relevant field, are appointed as Lecturers. Candidates from Kurdistan Region and Iraq should have teaching certificate along with academic title and required to present a recognized teaching certificate as part of their employment documents.
    · Fluency in English language - reading, writing and speaking (ability to teach in English).
    · At least Two years teaching experience in higher education.
    · A strong knowledge of the subject areas and ability to contribute to teaching modules in areas of IT, especially in the areas of specialisation.
    · The ability to teach across programmes and curricula to deliver specialist options
    · Interpersonal, planning and organizational skills.
    · A good team player with the ability to work pleasantly with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.
    · Commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students.
    How to Apply
    Interested applicants are requested to email their CV and Cover Letter with Teaching Statement to:, by indicating the specific Vacancy Title: Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer in Computer Science.
    Please Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
    For further information, please contact +964 (0)750 4214402
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