University Lecturers and Tutors

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University Lecturers and Tutors

University Lecturers and Tutors prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.

Fun facts

  • Strong Future Growth
  • 2511 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 59% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 49% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by university lecturers and tutors. A few are listed below:

  • preparing and delivering lectures, and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions
  • preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
  • advising students on academic and related matters
  • attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
  • supervising work programs of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
  • participating in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
  • serving on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
  • conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
  • stimulating and guiding class discussions
  • compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments

Specific occupations

  • University Lecturer
  • University Tutor
  • University Demonstrator