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Job Overview:


The Online Lecturer in Islamic Studies will provide an in-depth educational experience in the Islamic faith (creed), its history, jurisprudence, theology, and cultural practices, leveraging digital platforms to reach a global student body. This role encompasses the development of online course materials, management of courses through Google Classroom, and conducting live teaching sessions. A key aspect of this position is the ability to deliver content and engage with students proficiently in English, facilitating a broader understanding and appreciation of Islamic Studies across diverse linguistic backgrounds.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Curriculum Development in English Language: Create and update course syllabi, materials, and assessments in English, ensuring content is accessible and engaging for students with varying language proficiencies.
  • Curriculum Development and Preparation: Design, develop and regularly update course syllabi, lecture materials, readings, and assessments. Ensure that all materials are accessible and engaging for an online format.
  • Google Classroom Management: Utilize Google Classroom to its full potential, managing course content, assignments, grades, and communications. Ensure a seamless and intuitive learning experience for students.
  • Online Live Teaching: Conduct live lectures and seminars through video conferencing platforms, engaging students in real-time discussions, Q&A sessions, and interactive activities.
  • Student Engagement and Support: Create a supportive online community, encouraging collaboration, discussion, and exploration of Islamic Studies topics. Provide timely feedback and support through Google Classroom and other communication channels.
  • Assessment and Feedback: Design and implement assessments that accurately measure student learning. Utilize digital tools for submitting and grading assignments, providing constructive and timely feedback to students.
  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrate expertise in online education tools and platforms, specifically focusing on Google Classroom. Continuously explore new technologies to enhance the learning experience.




  • Educational Background: Master's degree in Islamic Studies (English Language) or a related field required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Experience: Proven experience in teaching Islamic Studies online, with strong skills in curriculum development and delivery in English language.
  • Language Skills: Fluency in English (Arabic preferred) is essential, with the ability to teach, communicate, and provide feedback in the target language.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in online education platforms, especially Google Classroom, and the capacity to integrate various digital tools to enhance teaching and learning.


Working Conditions:


  • A remote work position requires a dedicated home office and reliable internet.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate live teaching sessions across different time zones.
  • Active participation in virtual faculty meetings and professional development sessions.


To Apply: Email cover letter and resume/CV to:, with the subject line “Online Lecturer in Islamic Studies”.

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