Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer, Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Location
South Africa
Posted
Oct 13, 2016
Closes
Oct 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer

Job ID: 1725

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Present lectures, tutorials, small-group discussions and dissection training in Human Anatomy for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Present lectures, seminars and tutorials for postgraduate students in medicine and the health professions.
  • Facilitate small-group discussions and practical sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Possible involvement in curriculum development and module management with regard to modules presented to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the health professions.
  • Participate in the departmental research programme.
  • Participate actively in research projects and postgraduate supervision.

  • Inherent requirements:

    Lecturer:

  • Master’s degree in Human Anatomy.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication, ideally in an accredited journal.
  • A good academic record.

  • Senior Lecturer:

  • PhD in any field related to Human Anatomy.
  • At least five years’ experience of teaching Human Anatomy at undergraduate and postgraduate level, preferably with responsibility for curriculum development and assessment.
  • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated master’s degree and PhD students.
  • Proven experience in delivering oral and/or poster presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in the field of Human Anatomy in national and international accredited journals.
  • Proven experience in the presentation of papers/posters at national scholarly conferences.
  • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
  • An NRF rating or demonstrable potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals.
  • Proven experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels.

  • Required competencies:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Ability to function independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to organise workload and to perform under pressure.

  • Recommendations:

    Lecturer:

    • Willingness to enrol for a doctoral degree in Human Anatomy at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
    • Proven academic work experience in the higher education sector.
    • Experience in research and obtaining research funds.
    • Appropriate registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
    • Valid driver's license.

    Senior Lecturer:

  • Proven academic work experience in the higher education sector.
  • Experience in research and obtaining research funds.
  • Appropriate registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
  • Knowledge of an additional South African language.
  • Valid driver's license.

  • Assumption of duties:
    01 January 2017.

    Closing date:
    21 October 2016.

    Salary:
    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3101/2849.

    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

    General:
    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

     

    Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • a detailed curriculum vitae;
  • copies of all academic records;
  • copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • a copy of your identity document (ID).

  • Applications that are incomplete or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.