231-University and higher education teachers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
University and higher education teachers
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Job Description: 
University and higher education teachers prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university or other higher educational institution. They conduct research, and prepare scholarly papers and books

Main Tasks include -

  • designing and modifying curricula and preparing courses of study in accordance with requirements
  • preparing and delivering lectures and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory experiments
  • stimulating discussion and independent thought among students
  • supervising, where appropriate, experimental and practical work undertaken by students
  • administering, evaluating and marking examination papers and tests
  • directing research of post-graduate students or other members of department
  • researching into and developing concepts, theories and operational methods for application in industrial and other fields
  • preparing scholarly books, papers or articles
  • participating in departmental and faculty meetings and in conferences and seminars

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2310 University and higher education teachers