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Job Summary

Successful applicants must have a relevant Honours Degree (First or Second class), or equivalent, plus a relevant higher qualification (Masters or PhD) or equivalent professional qualification. Applicants will also have at least three years relevant postgraduate experience. A PhD in the related field is strongly preferred.

The Lecturer will play an active role in the academic direction of courses including teaching,
research, academic assessment and academic administration. The appointee should carry out
such duties as are assigned by management including but not limited to:
• Teaching such assigned classes as deemed appropriate by management of the Institute, day or evening, up to 560 hours per annum including supervision of post-graduate students;
• carrying out assessment, monitoring and evaluation of examinations work and providing an academic and consultative support to students in their learning activities;
• providing academic input on existing and new... courses and course development; and course co-ordination;
• engaging in research, consultancy and development work as appropriate;
• participating in committees appropriate to courses and meetings convened by management;
• maintaining appropriate records and making available information as required by management;
• engaging in promotion including student recruitment;
• promoting scholarship;
• participating in development, implementation and maintenance of academic quality
assurance arrangements;
• participating in appropriate activities necessary to the development of their department/school and the Institute;
• directing and supervising the work of Tutor/Demonstrator and taking academic responsibility for the academic standards of this work.

The performance of these duties will require attendance in addition to class contact hour during the normal working week.
Criteria for Screening and Short listing

Essential Requirements for the Post:
• Appropriate honours primary degree* (second class or higher) or equivalent.
• 3 years relevant post graduate experience (please detail the experience and skills you have gained through your work experience that is of relevance to this role)

Desirable Requirements:
• A Masters degree, or equivalent qualification
• A Doctoral degree, or equivalent qualification
Carlow Ireland


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