OUM Endowed Chair in E-Learning – Open University Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur)

Responsibilities and Duties:
The appointee shall demonstrate academic excellence and scholarship in teaching and instruction, research and publication and provide academic leadership to promote development in the field.
The appointee shall be expected to:
Propagate research and application of e-learning to further enhance OUM’s reputation as the leading provider of personalised education;
Develop, promote and spearhead the acculturation of e-learning among OUM community of learners and practitioners;
Provide exposure to OUM academics staff on ways to incorporate e-learning tools for teaching and learning;
Conduct seminars for OUM staff on the latest development of e-learning tools and teaching methodologies;
Publish scholarly papers on current trends and innovative pedagogical strategies that incorporate the use of e-learning.

Qualification and Experience:
Possess the minimum of a PhD degree or equivalent qualification;
Serving or former Professor with at least 10 years of experience serving in the position at a reputable and recognized University
Excellent multidisciplinary and multidimensional track record with proven performance at professorial level in undergraduate and post graduate programmes, and experienced in teaching and supervision through open and distance mode:
Contributed significantly to advance the body of knowledge in the field as evidenced by notable and outstanding academic publications in leading international journals and is the recipient of prestigious academic awards and citations;

Experienced in curriculum / technology development in the field;
Preferably has at least 5 years of industrial or related work experience in the field:
Evidence of research leadership and proven ability to conduct independent/team research in the field;
​Exemptions: The University may waive any of the requirements mentioned above for a candidate who possesses extensive and current publications of international recognition on open and distance learning and has contributed significantly to research that establishes him/her as an authority in the field.
Terms of Service:
Appointment to the Endowed Chair shall initially be for a minimum period of 2 years with the possibility of renewal extension.

Prospective applicants shall be required to provide the following:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) complete with your contact details;
Copies of academic/professional qualifications and documents of previous and current employment;
List of publications, awards, citations, prizes, etc;
Names of 3 referees from current/previous employers who are able to provide an objective opinion of the candidate’s work;
Recent passport-sized photograph.
Kindly e-mail the required items above to the Group Human Resource Management Division, Open University Malaysia at resume@oum.edu.my