Lecturer (Criminology) Job in Nigeria

 Miva Open University is an education company building a new kind of university targeted at the African region. Miva, a subsidiary of the uLesson Group, is a Pan-African Distance e-Learning University that is built on a couple of beliefs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lecturer (Criminology)

Location: Abuja (FCT)



Employment Type: Full Time

Job Summary 

  • The Department of Criminology at Miva Open University is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Lecturer.
  • The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Masters degree in Criminology or a related field and will contribute to the academic mission of the department by delivering innovative high-quality lectures, engaging in research activities, and supporting student learning.

Key Responsibilities
Teaching:

  • Deliver undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Criminology.
  • Develop and maintain innovative course materials, including syllabi, lecture notes, and assignments.
  • Foster a dynamic and inclusive learning environment.
  • Provide academic advising and mentorship to students.

Research:

  • Conduct scholarly research in the field of Criminology.
  • Publish research findings in reputable conferences and journals.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and students on research projects.

Service:

  • Engage in departmental and university service activities.
  • Participate in academic committees and contribute to the development of departmental policies and programs.
  • Assist in student recruitment and outreach activities.

Professional Development:

  • Stay current with advancements in Criminology by attending conferences, workshops, and training sessions.
  • Continuously update teaching methods and course content to reflect industry trends and emerging technologies.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Master's Degree in Criminology or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • A passion for teaching and the ability to engage students in the learning process.
  • Demonstrated potential for research and scholarly activities.
  • Proficiency in relevant programming languages and software tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and students.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.
  • Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Industry experience in Criminology or a related field.
  • Research publications in peer-reviewed journals or conferences.
  • Familiarity with modern pedagogical techniques and educational technology.
  • Evidence of involvement in academic or professional organizations.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online