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University and higher education teachers

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2310

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.
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 postgraduate 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 (university)-1345
- Higher education faculty head - 1345
- Vocational education teacher - 2320

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