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Doctoral Thesis Supervisors - Education

UNICAF LTD

Location: Online
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th October 2019
Expires: 15th December 2019
Job Ref: DOC/SUPERVISION/2019

Unicaf is the leading online platform in sub-Saharan Africa and partners with UK and European reputable universities. It offers quality online higher education degrees to students in Africa and other continents. Through its bespoke partnership model, Unicaf aims to be the catalyst in online education in emerging markets such as sub-Saharan Africa as online learning constitutes the best means of acquiring access to quality higher education. 

Unicaf seeks to recruit candidates for a part-time faculty position (teaching of doctoral modules and supervision of doctoral theses), due to the increased number of PhD students in the areas of education. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

You are expected to:

  • Access the online platform (Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)) on a regular basis (4 times per week). It is therefore not expected of them to be located at the premises of any partner university
  • Supervise students’ dissertation theses related to their own area of expertise
  • Teach doctoral modules related to research methods and current issues in research, when deemed necessary
  • Maintain regular contact with students via e-mail and/or the online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) platform
  • Monitor students’ progress and provide constructive feedback and criticism on their work in a timely manner

Requirements:

  • A Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD), or a Doctorate in Education (EdD) is essential
  • Demonstrated experience in supervision of MA/PhD theses
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Proven ability to teach in English
  • Experience in online teaching will be considered an advantage

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Applicants should include DOC/SUPERVISION/2019 as the subject of the email application sent to vacancies@unicaf.org. A cover letter and Curriculum Vitae should be submitted.

   
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