Texila American University Zambia
Texila American University Zambia
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Physics Faculty

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Texila American University is a World Class Affordable Educational Provider. We are a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high-quality education and a focus on applied research. Texila Group–has 4000+ students from 70+ Countries for its varied program verticals.

The University seeks to recruit suitably qualified individuals for the position of “Physics Faculty”

Job Responsibilities

1. Teaching:

  • Proficient usage of Audio Visual and Digital forms of Lecture delivery
  • Writing lecture material and handouts and presenting information in lectures; seminars and tutorials.
  • Marking student papers
  • Maybe a member of the departmental planning team to determine the teaching program for the academic year;
  • Takes feedback from students to improve teaching methodologies and content within the department /faculty; for example, will make changes to course material;
  • Changing and adapting course material following research;
  • Providing guidance and advice to students, e.g., career advice or advice regarding personal issues.
  • Setting up of Physics Lab as per requirements & conducting practical sessions in Physics Lab.
  • Take care of Equipment, models and other utilities in Physics lab
  • To ensure that all information is duly uploaded in LMS and ERP (as applicable) on timely basis

2. Research – publications:

Writing papers on a topic relevant to a specialist subject area. This will include journals, books, and other material.

3. Research – active:

  • Investigating new areas of research within specialist subject area;
  • Identifying research topic;
  • Determining appropriate research methodologies for research;
  • Adapting research methodologies.
  • Applying appropriate research methodologies for research and analyzing results/conclusions to formulate new concepts and ideas;
  • Writing reports to relevant bodies about progress of research.

4. Examinations:

  • Responsible for preparation of assessment papers for examinations
  • Marking examination papers for graduate and undergraduate students;
  • Writing examination reports for faculty/departmental review;
  • Writing dissertation reports;

5. Administration:

  • May be a member of a departmental/faculty subject group, determining teaching
  • Actively investigating funding opportunities within the area of research – this will include submitting research grant applications;
  • May participate in relevant committees within the department/faculty;
  • May, on occasion, participate in school/University committees where appropriate and/or where invited.

6. External:

  • Attending conferences in specialist subject areas to liaise and network with national/international colleagues the role holder may, on occasion, be invited to give presentations and lectures in his/her specialism and/or organize sessions in conferences or workshops;
  • Participating in external working groups – on occasions the role holder may be asked to participate in collaborative projects;
  • May provide references on behalf of academic colleagues.
  • May participate in peer review of publications.

7. Other:

1. Perform any other lawful duties as assigned.

8. Technical Competencies

  • Teaching
  • Laboratory Skill in the subject of expertise
  • Research

9. Skills

  • Drive for results
  • Quality focus
  • Integrity
  • Planning, organizing and flexibility
  • Confidence and self-control
  • Problem-solving and initiative
  • Critical information seeking
  • Communicating with clarity
  • Embracing change
  • Collaborating with others
  • Influencing and relationship building
  • Innovation and creativity

10. Qualification

  • Minimum of 3 years lecturing experience (Post attainment of Postgraduate Degree) in a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Physics.
  • Master’s Degree in Physics or equivalent.
  • A PhD in a relevant field is an added advantage
Application deadline
8 Dec 15:00
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Texila American University Zambia offers an industry standard curriculum that meets global demands with programs that are based on current trends and technologies. The campus offers state-of-the-art infrastructure with hi-tech laboratories for Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Microbiology. You will work with internationally certified faculties trained in USA, India and UK and also benefit from great links with various hospitals for clinical placements. Texila American University Zambia offers quality education with a wide range of career-focused programs.