‘Senior lecturer’ is referred to senior faculty members within an educational institution, generally in colleges or universities. They are people with high competence and academic skill sets that make them the best in business.
In general, they are promoted to the rank of senior lecturer after devoting their time to educational institutions as lecturers. Years of experience speak for them and the position they hold.
In many universities worldwide, senior lecturers are also involved in research work and assist students under them in pursuing research. However, there are few regulations in many countries about a study conducted by senior lecturers. They are mandated to seek external funding for their work to enhance the institution’s brand.
After a few years in service, they might also be promoted to the administrative or leadership ranks to provide more input to college from their years of experience. Their teaching is more subject-focused as they have garnered expertise in the field and could help students pursue more on what has been undiscovered.
Some of their tasks involve- conducting research, presenting a research paper at critical conferences, lecture design and planning, and assisting students with their work. The role of the senior lecturer is pivotal to the growth of many institutions.