Lecturer/Assistant Professor for Islamic Studies

Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 458
Date Posted:Oct 1, 2022
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Teaching
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:5 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Kardan University:


Founded in 2002, Kardan University is the first and leading private university in Afghanistan. Over 4,000 students, 25 percent of whom are women, currently pursue diploma, undergraduate, and graduate programs at Kardan University’s three campuses in Kabul.

With an alumni network of 30,000, Kardan University is a household name in Afghanistan renowned for its academic excellence. More than 600 Kardan University graduates have received prestigious graduate scholarships, including Fulbright, Chevening, DAAD, and more. Kardan University has received business program accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) and is a candidate for accreditation with ACBSP and AACSB.

We are also members of CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG), Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN), and Global Business School Network (GBSN).

In 2012, Kardan University helped lay the foundation of the Association of Private Universities and Institutes of Higher Education in Afghanistan and served as its elected Chair for two consecutive terms.

Kardan University’s strategic initiatives are articulated in its Vision of Excellence, a five-year strategic plan (2015-2020), promoting excellence in research, faculty development, student growth, and public engagement. In September 2018, Kardan University earned the Ministry of Higher Education’s national accreditation and became the top-ranking institution among both public and private universities in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

Are you a passionate, energetic, and results-oriented individual with strong communication skills and solid knowledge? If yes, this opportunity is for you. Kardan University is seeking an experienced and motivated Assistant professor and Lecturer to join our team of academicians and researchers in the field of Journalism. 

Reporting to the Academic Administrators of the Department, the Assistant professor or lecturer will be responsible for teaching and assessing students periodically through a set of evaluation mechanisms. He/ She will also be responsible to review and revise the curriculum with the academic committee of the university.

We offer an exciting work environment conducive to the academic and professional development of our people. Kardan University offers a competitive salary in the higher education industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes
  • Build up professional logistics which helps in improvising the performances of the student.
  • Develop course handouts, lectures, labs, and presentations.
  • Participate in program-level learning assessment
  • Participate in developing learning outcomes, choosing and administering measures, evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve student learning.
  • Work with other faculty and administrators in developing program curriculum, standards, and policies, including reviewing and participating in the textbook selection process where appropriate.
  • Guide, direct, and mentor research scholars in their research projects.
  • Assess, supervise and mentor the academic progress of students.
  • Create, innovate and implement some activities and programs that help in career enhancement.
  • Take part in all activities of the department, faculty, and the University.
  • Support and serve up various functional activities conducted by departmental committees.
  • Review, assess and evaluate the activities and progress of students.
  • Lend a hand, support, and aid the Academic Administrator and Dean in their everyday functions and tasks.
  • Publish their research works or findings in academic books or journals.
  • Grade papers and tests; prepare exercises, lessons, and lab experiments for the students.
  • Teach undergraduate students within their field of expertise.
  • Submit the sessional and final results of the students within a week after the midterm/ terminal examination.
  • Take 8 classes of 180 minutes each per week or a total of 24 contact hours per week.
  • Assist the examination department and make a presence in the examination hall during examinations and in the conduction of entry tests.
  • Perform any other relevant task given by the management of Kardan University.

Job Requirement:

  • Master’s in Shari‘ah/ Islamic Jurisprudence 
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional university-level teaching experience.
  • Strong organizational, management, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • At least 80% Master Degree Marks.
  • Degree must be attested from Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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