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Lecturer- English Language
Kuwait College of Science and Technology


Date Posted Oct. 11, 2021
Title Lecturer- English Language
University Kuwait College of Science and Technology
Doha, Kuwait, Kuwait
Department English Department More About This Department...
Application Deadline Jan. 20, 2022
Position Start Date Feb. 1, 2022
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English as a Second Language
 
 

Kuwait College of Science and Technology is fully licensed by the nation’s Ministry of Higher Education/Private Universities Council and started its operation in 2016 offering degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electronics and Communications Engineering. In 2020, the student population exceeded 1600, and the first cohort of engineers has graduated. The University has an outstanding high research output among all private universities in Kuwait.

One of the cornerstones of the University’s strategy is Engineering with Leadership, which means that the University aims to produce engineering graduates who are aware and conversant with management theory and techniques. Thus, its current engineering curricula already contain significant portions of economics, management, and entrepreneurship.
The Department of English is recruiting ambitious academics with a proven track record in teaching and research.
Candidates should have expertise in teaching and guiding students in the specialized field of study.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To teach the Foundation program and the Degree programs in Engineering.
Planning, preparing, and delivering lessons and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades.
Participate actively and contribute meaningfully to workgroup/committee/ project/task assignments and co-operate with the Heads of Department and other teachers in the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programs, methods of teaching, and assessment.
To teach undergraduate classes in a multicultural setting, demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, and contribute to collegial, supportive, and collaborative work environments.
Contribute to student evaluation, counseling, and support operations.
Contribute to testing, assessment design, and administration along with curriculum development.

Successful candidates are expected to have:
A Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics or TESOL from an internationally accredited university is required.
A Native English-Language speaker.
At least five years’ experience in English Language teaching in higher education, preferably within a variety of international settings and/or with Arab learners.
Ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments.
Must show proven experience, corresponding to the level of the position in teaching.
Sound experience in developing, implementing, and reviewing academic curricula for English Language courses.
Experience in teaching CEFR Level courses (Oxford Verified): elementary, intermediate, and advanced credit courses.
Proficient in computer skills.
Experience in departmental administration is preferred.
Professional attitude towards work and colleagues.
Experience in teaching the English Language in the Middle East and GCC preferably.
Ability to contribute to an innovative and challenging academic instructional program

KCST offers internationally competitive salaries, health insurance, children’s educational allowances, annual leave with an air ticket subject to
entitlement.
For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents, preferably in a single ZIP file:
i. Cover letter,
ii. Curriculum vitae,
iii. Research statement,
iv. Teaching statement,
v. List of three professional references with contact information

Applications should be sent to careers@kcst.edu.kw. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries related to the advertised position should be addressed to careers@kcst.edu.kw. Please write VACANCY IN ENGLISH – Lecturer in the subject line.


  • KCST is committed to ensuring that fair and effective procedures and processes are implemented and adhered to when selecting and deploying people to meet organizational needs. The University recognizes that recruiting and selecting the right faculty and staff is
    fundamental to its success. Therefore, the recruitment of the employee is carried out in a fair and consistent manner to ensure the selection of the best candidate available for the position according to merit "The Right Person for the Right Job". To this end, recruitment and selection practices at the University are based on the following core principles:
    3.1 KCST aims to maintain the highest of standards in the admission of its staff (academic and non-academic).
    3.2 KCST does not discriminate in employment against any individual on account of gender, race, color, religion, age, nationality, disability, or ethnic origin.
    3.3 KCST applies a declared and transparent system for attracting prominent academic and administrative cadres
    3.4 Ensure that the right and meritorious candidate is hired through a proper recruitment process that follows practices that comply with all applicable employment laws.
    3.5 The University will ensure that the recruitment and selection of staff are conducted in a professional, continuous integration, timely and responsive manner and in compliance with current employment legislation.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Safna Usman
    HR
    Kuwait College of Science and Technology
    Block 4, 7th Ring Road, Near KILAW
    Doha, Kuwait 13133
    Kuwait
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  • (00965) 24972932
  • careers@kcst.edu.kw

 

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