Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences

Location
South Africa
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 14, 2017
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time

 

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancies.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbents will be responsible for:

  • Lecturing in Management Accounting and/or Financial Management and/or Investment Management at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;

  • Academic administration;

  • Supervising postgraduate students;

  • Scientific research and publications in accredited academic journals.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Lecturer:

  • MCom in Financial Management Sciences (or equivalent degree);

  • Current/future research specialising in one of the Department’s focus areas:

    • Corporate performance and risk management;

    • Shareholder value creation;

    • Corporate social responsibility;

    • Consumer financial decision-making;

    • Behavioural finance;

    • Retirement finance.

Senior Lecturer:

  • PhD in Finance; OR

  • CA(SA)/ACMA/FCMA/CFA charter holder AND master’s degree with a Finance specialization;

  • Current/future research specialising in one of the Department’s focus areas:

    • Corporate performance and risk management;

    • Shareholder value creation;

    • Corporate social responsibility;

    • Consumer financial decision-making;

    • Behavioural finance;

    • Retirement finance.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

At all levels:

  • Proven lecturing skills and technical ability in the subject field;

  • Appropriate language and communication skills.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

Lecturer:

  • Lecturing experience at a university;

  • Involvement in research activities;

  • The potential to develop into a scholar in the discipline;

  • Involvement in professional activities where applicable;

  • Candidates should demonstrate the potential and willingness to obtain a doctoral qualification within a reasonable period after date of appointment.

Senior Lecturer:

  • Lecturing experience at a university;

  • Lecturing experience at postgraduate level;

  • Research experience;

  • Evidence of supervising postgraduate students;

  • Publications in accredited academic journals;

  • The potential to develop into a scholar in the discipline;

  • Involvement in professional activities where applicable;

  • Candidates that are not as yet in possession of a doctoral degree should demonstrate the potential and willingness to obtain a doctoral qualification within a reasonable period after date of appointment;

  • Candidates should on the basis of the quality of recent or previous research outputs be able to give a clear indication that they are likely to become established or re-established as independent researchers in their own right in the near future.

PLEASE NOTE: As part of the selection process, shortlisted candidates will be required to prepare and present a simulated lecture and/or technical report to a screening panel.

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;

  • Certified copies of qualifications;

  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;

  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);

  • Self-evaluation;

  • Please clearly indicate your field of specialization.

CLOSING DATE: 26 June 2017

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES:  Prof CH van Schalkwyk, Tel: (012) 420 5293

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 September 2017, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.

In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions.