Monday, 2 September 2019

Job Opportunity at Aga Khan University (AKU), Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor  

The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a noil-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes m nursing, medicine and education for and m countries m East Africa.

Successfiil candidate will work at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU. IED-EA) based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The University is seeking applications for below position:


Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Education and Global Development

Teaching

Design and teach Master of Education (MEd) level courses m education & global development and supervise Master’s level dissertations;
Participate in Center for Life Long Learning CELL activity by provision of academic leadership m certificate courses; planning, teaching, evaluating the courses and mentoring;
Conform to University’s policies and established performance norms m teaching and learning;
Be well versed with policies and trends in the teaching of education & global development.

Research

Conduct independent research studies in the areas of education & global development.
Co-write research proposals to obtain intemal/extemal research grants.


Services

Provide consultancy to national and international organizations in area of expertise or field of interest;
Participate as a member on (AKU.IED-EA) and University wide committees.
Provide leadership in local professional associations;

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • A PhD degree m the relevant field, with 5-7 years of related work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to define research projects and securing a competitive grant for it, undertaking the research, publishing and disseminating research findings.
  • Commit to engaging in all other duties as assigned by the Dean of AKU. IED-EA
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching variety of other courses in education i.e foundations of education will be an added advantage.

Please send your application package which should include; an application letter, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of three professional references, addressed to the
Human Resources Office,
AKU, P.O. Box 125,
Dar es Salaam;
Fax (+255) (0)22 2150875
or email hr.tanzania@aku.edu

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For further information, please visit http://www.aku.edu

Applications close: Open Until Position is Filled
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