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Faculty - Math & Natural Science (Chemistry)

Job Description and Requirements
Position Summary

The HCT is following the international academic standards in classifying faculty according to their qualification & experience in one of the three following ranks:

• Lecturer
• Assistant Professor

Faculty members are responsible for providing effective instruction in Chemistry. By using various learning methodologies that support a learning by doing philosophy, curriculum is taught to second language learners within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and traditions. Faculty members play an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the community.

Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or other relevant specialization such as Biochemistry / Biological Chemistry, Inorganic / Organic Chemistry, Physical / Theoretical Chemistry, Polymer / Analytical Chemistry (OR) M.Sc. in Chemistry with 5-year experience in teaching chemistry.
  • ICDL or Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Learning management system experience, including Blackboard, is a strong preference
  • Experience in developing course curriculum as per accreditation and international standards
  • Must be able to provide instruction at various levels within the program areas including the ability to develop web-based learning materials and the ability to teach entry level IT or professional development skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Current knowledge of teaching practices, trends and issues
  • Evidence of a personal professional development plan with membership to an internationally recognized professional association being preferred
  • Overseas teaching/training experience to non-native English speakers is desirable