2310-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 -

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

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Higher education lecturer
- Professor
- University Lecturer
- University Tutor


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- University chancellor- 1120
- Dean - 1345
- Higher education faculty head- 1345
- Vocational education teacher ? 2320

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