Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

Location
South Africa
Posted
Nov 24, 2017
Closes
Dec 08, 2017
Sector
Law
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty of Law

Department of Public Law

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor

Job ID: 2151

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Teach Criminal Law, Legal Practice and Introduction to Legal Science to LLB students.
  • Provide supervision to LLB students in writing a research report.
  • Teach postgraduate LLM module in Criminal Law.
  • Teach undergraduate module in Criminal Moot and/or Mock.
  • Provide postgraduate supervision in LLM research and structured modules.
  • Provide departmental assistance when asked to do so.
  • Attend all departmental and faculty meetings and serve on committees.
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    Inherent requirements:

    Lecturer:

  • LLM degree.
  • LLD or PhD.
  • 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 demonstrated potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated master’s degree students.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    Senior Lecturer:

    Associate Professor:

  • LLD or PhD.
  • Experience as external examiner for postgraduate students.
  • Proven experience in the presentation of research papers at national conferences, where there is evidence of the peer review of papers.
  • Editorial board member of high-quality national scholarly journals.
  • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a specific scientific area of scholarship.
  • An NRF rating of C3 or equivalent status.
  • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated master’s degree students.
  • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals.
  • Serve as a member of a national scholarly society OR a national committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels, OR show evidence of service as an active member of an international equivalent.
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    Recommendations:

    Lecturer:

  • Willing to enroll for a doctoral degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in national accredited journals.
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    Required competencies:

  • Effective oral and writing communication skills.
  • Good teamwork skills.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s parallel-medium and richly diverse working environment.
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    Assumption of duties:

    1 January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

     

    Closing date:

    8 December 2017.

     

    Salary:

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9962/9329/2808.

     

    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.

     

     

    Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.