Gap Teaching Mentor (Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Asst. Professor)
Academics Without Borders (AWB) is a Canadian bi-lingual NGO based in Montreal, the mission of which is to support academic institution in developing countries in building capacity in higher education so that they can train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their development. AWB fulfills its mission by sending volunteers on projects that originate in and are owned by developing world institutions.
Number of Volunteers: 1
Partner Organisation: Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic, Royal University of Bhutan, Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan (http://www.jnp.edu.bt)
To augment teaching faculty, known as gap teaching. The volunteer may be recruited for one or two semesters. Depending upon experience, the volunteer may be asked to conduct short term training courses for the JNP faculty and stakeholders. The volunteer may be assigned to teach one or two of the following modules of Diploma in Surveying programme:
Feb – June 2016
- Computation and Field Surveying –II
- Engineering Survey
- Land Development and Site Design
July – Dec 2016
- Computations and Field Surveying–I
- Computer Applications in Surveying
- Principles and Application of GIS
- Computation and Field Surveying-III
- Fundamentals of Surveying
- Principles and Application of GNSS
- Photogrammetry and Remote sensing
- Surveying Analysis and Adjustment
- Legal Principles of Surveying
The position involves carrying out surveying field work practicums with students 18 hours a week in rough terrain and in various weather conditions within campus. The volunteer(s) will also be required to guide the students in their semester-long project work which usually takes place in the final semester. Additionally, volunteer maybe be required to guide the students in a 6 week long survey camp which may be held within or outside the campus.
Educational Qualifications Minimum: Bachelors in Surveying/Geomatics/Geodesy/GIS/GPS; Preferable: Masters or Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Surveying related field.
Professional Experience: Surveying related field, experience in GIS, GPS subject area will be advantage.Teaching experience preferred; however good command of English language and subject matter most important.
Research Experience: Preferred but not mandatory
Start date and Duration: From 1st Feb 2016. One year or more preferred.
Benefits: Housing on or near campus; local monthly stipend of approximately CAN $500- $1000 a month, depending on rank, office space with computer/internet, visa, travel and health insurance, vaccinations and medication. Return economy airfare if staying a year or more. Partial fare covered for shorter periods.
Send to: If you interested in the position, please send to Steven Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org your CV and the names of two referees.
Deadline: November 1, 2015