Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Position: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Reports to: HOD / Dean of Engineering
Summary
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.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Core Teaching & Student learning
 To engage in teaching on undergraduate programmes as determined by the Faculty/Academics
Committee. The range of teaching duties may change from time to time.
 Contribute to the design, content, learning material and delivery of specific areas of teaching
and learning and to the quality of teaching delivered.
 Collaborate with colleagues in the continuous review and development of the Department’s
programmes.
 Take responsibility for the co-ordination of courses when appropriate to do so.
 Work in accordance with University policies and procedures to undertake assessment of
students’ work and give feedback.
 Enhance students’ learning with use of technology and virtual learning environment.
 Deliver an inclusive learning environment for students.
 Peer observation to support your professional development and that of colleagues.
 Assist with course-related field trips, internships and other external engagements.
Research and Scholarly-related Activities
 Make a contribution to the research profile of the Department and/or institution and pursue a
personal research programme consistent with the Department’s research priorities.
 Collaborate in research activities and initiatives with colleagues in and beyond the department if
appropriate.
 Engage in subject professional and pedagogy research as required to support and inform
teaching activities.
 Ensure that outcomes of research and scholarly activity are appropriately disseminated in peer
reviewed outlets.
 Apply for grant funding and manage, as appropriate, any grants which are secured.
General activities
 To work within and actively support the policies and practices of Academic City College.
 To notify a more senior member of staff of any errors or concerns at the earliest opportunity.
 To participate in communication structures such as course team and department meetings to
support effective management arrangements and promote good relations with staff and
students.
 To ensure that the university’s cross-cutting goals of entrepreneurial thinking, inclusive
collaboration, critical reasoning, constructive communication, ethical conduct and sustainability
inform all activity related to the role.
 Establish contacts within the wider community where possible and begin to form ethical
relationships for future collaboration.
 Take part in relevant internal committees and working groups.
 To work within a framework of effective governance, ensuring compliance with relevant
regulations, legislation policies and procedures.
 To be responsible for your own continuing self-development.
 Contribute to the wider mission and reputation of the institution with active involvement in
activities contributing to general university life e.g. open days, student activities, alumni events,
mentoring, personal tutoring and engagement with student support and delivery of outreach
activities e.g. school visits, local community activities
 To undertake other duties not specifically stated above, which from time to time are necessary
for the effective performance of the institution’s business without altering the nature or level of
responsibility involved.

Interested applicants who are eligible and have relevant experience, should send their CVs to
career@acity.edu.gh . Closing Date Until role is filled.
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.