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  •  Call for applications for posts in the Visiting Teaching Stream

               

The Following information is available to help you make your application:

               

1.            Current Opportunities available in the Departments, Institutes and Centres

2.            Composition of the Visiting Teaching Stream

3.            Eligibility for Appointment into the Visiting Teaching Stream

4.            Nature of the Appointment

5.            How to make an Application

6.            Selection Process            

 

 

 


 

 

1.            Current Opportunities available in the Departments, Institutes and Centres

Opportunities currently exist for Visiting Teaching Staff in the following Departments, Institutes and Centres at the University of Malta.

Details of the study unit titles and study unit codes available for appointment can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate department:

  


 

 

Department of Pharmacy:                          Closing date Monday 26th August 2019 

Department of Pathology:                           Closing date Tuesday 27th August 2019 

Department of Computer Science:             Closing date Tuesday 27th August 2019

 

Department of Nursing:                              Closing date Wednesday 28th August 2019

 

Department of Health, Physical & Consumer Studies   Closing date Thursday 29th August 2019

Department of Management:                                           Closing date Thursday 29th August 2019

 

Department of Public Law:                                               Closing date Friday 30th August 2019

 

 

 




  

 Further general information about the Faculty Department, Institute or Centre is available on the University of Malta Website.

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2.            Composition of the Visiting Teaching Stream


The Visiting Teaching Stream is composed of five posts:

i.              Visiting Professor

ii.             Visiting Associate Professor

Note: The posts of Visiting Professor and Visiting Associate Professor shall only be open to persons who have previously obtained the status of Professor or Associate Professor at the University of Malta, or who have obtained a comparable academic profile at another University of repute.

iii.           Visiting Senior Lecturer

iv.           Visiting Lecturer

v.            Visiting Assistant Lecturer

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3.            Eligibility for Appointment in the Visiting Teaching Stream

                               

Appointment at the level of Visiting Assistant Lecturer will normally require a person to have a post-graduate qualification and at least five (5) years professional experience in a position of responsibility related to the subject matter they are engaged to teach.

               

Appointment at the level of Visiting Lecturer will normally require a person to have either:

i.              a post-graduate qualification and at least ten (10) years professional experience in a position of position of responsibility related to the subject matter they are engaged to teach; or

ii.             a Ph.D. degree

               

Appointment at the level of Visiting Senior Lecturer will normally require a person to have either:

i.              a post-graduate qualification and at least fifteen (15) years professional experience; or

ii.             a Ph.D. degree and at least five (5) years professional experience.

The professional experience must in either case be in a position of responsibility related to the subject matter they are engaged to teach.

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4.            Nature of the Appointment

 

Visiting Teaching staff are appointed by the University Council on a definite contract basis for a period of one year, with the possibility of renewal. In the case of renewal the number of contact hours may be revised depending on the evolving needs of the University.     

Appointments are made to teach a minimum of 28 hours in an academic year (T1) up to a maximum of 252 hours (T9).               

The number of hours reflects the timetabled duties relating to lectures.  However the appointment incorporates preparatory work and other related duties such as the setting and marking of assignments and examinations, and the submission of results in accordance with the formal deadlines established by the University of Malta.           

The lecturing times of the University of Malta are Monday to Friday between 08.00 and 20.00 hours. Visiting teaching staff are required to lecture at any time on day programmes within the established lecturing times in accordance with official timetables.

The annual rate of payment for Visiting Teaching staff at T1 level is provided as follows:

 

2018:

Visiting Professor      

€2,283

Visiting Associate Professor

€2,076

Visiting Senior Lecturer

€1,828

Visiting Lecturer   

€1,604

Visiting Assistant Lecturer 

€1,360



The rates for Tn will be multiples of the T1 shown above.

Payments are made every four weeks through the payroll.

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5.            How to make an application

 

Applicants are required to submit the following information

i.              A covering letter clearly indicating the study units they wish to lecture and the level of grade they consider applicable to their circumstances

ii.            An up to date Curriculum Vitae

iii.            Any certification relevant to the application

iv.            This Application Form

 

The completed application should be sent by email to:

visiting-recruitment.hrmd@um.edu.mt 

             

The subject of the email must be marked ‘Visiting Teaching Application’ together with the study unit code and the name of the relevant Departments, Institutes or Centres being applied for. Applications are only accepted by email. 

Late Applications will not be considered

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6.            Selection Process

 

Applications will be assessed by a Selection Board according to the eligibility criteria.

Successful applicants will be contacted by the Head of the Department, Institute or Centre with details of the requirements. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised in writing.

The Office for Human Resource Management and Development will issue a letter of appointment following Council approval.  This will need to be countersigned by the Visiting staff member as confirmation of the appointment.

The University of Malta is an equal opportunities employer. 

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