Job at The Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD): Lecturer (Deadline: 02 October 2017)

Job at The Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD): Lecturer (Deadline: 02 October 2017)

Job at The Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD): Lecturer (Deadline: 02 October 2017)

Job Description

  • Coordinate and manage the teaching of modules
  • Ensure the availability of teaching materials and assignments to be used by trainers before the start of teaching;
  • Prepare guidelines and schemes for teaching the modules;
  • Initiate the revision of modules when required
  • Identify external trainers and guests speakers to handle some parts or aspects of the module;
  • Engage in Postgraduate and CLE teaching
  • Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars in Postgraduate programs and CLE;
  • Engage in examining duties, i.e. the production of exam questions/papers, exam marking and moderation.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a high quality curriculum
  • Supervise the teaching of the module and ensures quality;
  • Ensure the conformity of the teaching of the module with the curriculum;
  • Advise the external lecturers on approaches to teaching and learning which are appropriate for the Institute and subject area and reflect developing practice elsewhere
  • Participate in research activities
  • Conduct research in order to enrich the module and update it from the time to time;
  • Carry out research and produce publications or other research outputs, in line with ILPD mission.
  • Write research proposals, papers and other publications
  • Undertake personal research projects and actively contributing to the institution’s research profile
  • Supervise students’ research activities

Job Profile


  • Master’s Degree in Law with solid experience in practice;
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice;
  • A postgraduate Diploma in Teaching in Institutions of Higher learning would be an advantage;
  • Working experience of at least 3 years in Legal professions.

Key Technical skills and knowledge required:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Rwandan legislations, policies, contract drafting, regulations legal procedures;
  • Knowledge in civil and common law traditions;
  • ICT Literacy in MS word, Power point and Internet;
  • Proven ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research programs;
  • Have high analytical, report writing and presentation skills;
  • Have leadership skills;
  • Ability to work independently and without close supervision;
  • Time management skills and ability to work under pressure;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Fluent in English.


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