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Assistant Professor - English for Academic Purposes

The Knowledge Hub - School of Design and Media

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Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 plus Gold Package (fully furnished accommodation, education allowance, transportation and medical/life insurance)

Job Description


To lead teaching, curriculum development and course management in Academic English, supporting students across all disciplines.

All role holders at this level will have a national reputation in their field which they will continue to develop. They will contribute to a combination of teaching and/or scholarship and/or research and/or enterprise, along with academic leadership and management academic English modules. The post holder will be expected to develop new concepts, ideas and collaborations at an institutional and national level. They will develop and win funding for innovative research and/or teaching development and/or commercial activity. They will contribute to a global academic community driven by international scholarly activity, international knowledge generation, knowledge exchange, networking, partnerships and collaboration.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To take responsibility for the development and delivery of teaching, learning and assessment. This can include substantial responsibility for the design, enhancement and organisation of teaching and learning, for curriculum development, or for the student experience more broadly e.g. as year tutor or course director.
  2. To demonstrate innovative approaches to teaching and support for students through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practice.
  3. To ensure that the teaching is informed by contemporary research in the relevant field and develops the ability of students to engage in debate, critical discourse and rational thinking.
  4. To ensure that students have an effective learning experience by providing high quality academic guidance and advice, which enhances their employability.
  5. To reflect critically on teaching practice, implement improvements, disseminate good practice effectively to others; contribute to quality monitoring and enhancement and to professional accreditation processes as required.
  6. To undertake work with a range of external partners and professional bodies/agencies in Egypt and overseas.
  7. To contribute to the promotion and external profile of the University and adopt a customer/client-focused approach where appropriate.
  8. To work effectively as a team member, chairing committees and working groups, and where appropriate supervising or mentoring other members of staff.
  9. To undertake professional development in support of teaching and research, and if appropriate in support of student welfare and curriculum management.

AND such other duties as are within the scope and spirit of the job purpose, the title of the post and its grading.

Supervision Received: Head of School.

Supervision Given: Assistant Lecturers, Instructors, Lecturers

Job description and person specification for Assistant Professor

For more information please feel free to call Chris Boote on 02476575004 or to make an application, please send a CV and Cover Letter tailored to the role by email to

Location: Cairo - Egypt
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 plus Gold Package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th August 2019
Closes: 8th October 2019
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