Junior Lecturer: Orthopaedics
Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Physiotherapy Junior Lecturer: Orthopaedics Job ID: 2219 Duties and responsibilities:
Teach Orthopaedics in the clinical setting.
Participate in clinical supervision and coordinate all clinical assessments in orthopaedics.
Assess students in clinical, practical and theoretical areas.
Coordinate and administer students’ physiotherapy services in orthopaedic areas identified by the department.
Coordinate and manage administrative functions within the department.
Conduct own research.
Research supervision to undergraduate and/or postgraduate students.
Promote and develop social responsibility and awareness among students.
Enhance the role of higher education in social and economic development through engagement in clinical areas in orthopaedics.
Participate in Community Service and interprofessional teaching of the department and Faculty of Health Sciences.
BSc degree in Physiotherapy.
A minimum of two years’ clinical and/or teaching and learning experience in the area of orthopaedics, within the last three years of practicing as a physiotherapist.
Registration as a Physiotherapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Valid driver’s license.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to work in a team.
- Ability to form collaborative partnerships.
- Ability to teach and train students in accordance with the language policy of the UFS.
- Organisational and programme coordination skills, time management skills.
- A passion for orthopaedics, with continuous growth and development of the curriculum.
- The ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
- Master’s degree or willingness to enrol for a master’s degree in health sciences or a related field of study at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of appointment.