University Lecturer

University Lecturers lecture students and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.
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    Overview

    University Lecturers lecture students and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.

    Day-to-day

    • prepares and delivers lectures, and conducts tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions
    • prepares and marks essays, assignments and examinations
    • advises students on academic and related matters
    • attends departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
    • supervises work programmes of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
    • participates in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
    • serves on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
    • conducts research and undertakes consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
    • stimulates and guides class discussions
    • compiles bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become an University Lecturer

    • You need a formal qualification in your area of expertise to work as a University Lecturer. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

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