Assistant Professor/Lecturer/Head Of Department In General Studies

Assistant Professor/Lecturer/Head of Department in General Studies

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts

Campus: Kuala Lumpur

The Faculty of Social Sciences & Liberal Arts offers programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels in the disciplines of Mass Communication, Psychology, English Language & Communication, and Education. Our programmes combines theory and practice and students apply their knowledge and skills in practicums, industry projects and co-operative learning attachments every year. Our vibrant, dedicated and creative team of faculty members are committed to innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Various innovative methodologies and pedagogies with a student-centred approach are adopted such as problem-based learning, experiential learning, social learning and the flipped classroom. 


  • The position requires a commitment to teaching, programme administration, as well as conducting research and scholarly activities.
  • You will oversee the entire operation of the Department both academically and administratively.
  • You will oversee the running of any franchised or twinning programs in the Department.
  • You will oversee the delivery of subjects (course) delivered by the Department.
  • You will collaborate with the Dean to achieve academic and operational goals.
  • You will collaborate with departmental staff to achieve academic and operational goals.
  • You will collaborate with other entities within UCSI to foster a vibrant and productive university environment.
  • You will recommend staff development (upgrading, recruiting, terminating etc.) to the Dean.
  • You will prepare annual budget for the Department.
  • You will assist in product development/ new linkage.
  • You will assist the Dean in marketing and PR activities/ strategies.
  • You will give guidance and leadership to the staff under your supervision.
  • You will provide administrative support to the Dean.
  • You will ensure that quality procedures are adhered by the staff under your supervision.
  • You will perform any relevant duties which may be given to you by your supervisor from time to time.


  • Minimum with PhD holder.
  • Minimum 5 years teaching and leadership experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Pro-active and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently as well as participate within the team.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, possess a mature attitude, and be a good team player.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and abilities.

Deadline: 31 Dec 2022 | Last Update: 29 Sep 2022