Lecturer / Senior Lecturer: English Language Education

Location
South Africa
Posted
Feb 04, 2019
Closes
Feb 15, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in English Language Education in particular.
  • Participate in the work integrated learning programme of the Faculty (teaching practice).
  • Ensure active involvement in research activities of the faculty.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the field of English Language Education in particular and Languages Education generally.
  • Supervise and provide consultation sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Work in a team with colleagues within the Faculty. 
  • Contribute to leadership and administrative tasks related to the school and Faculty. 

 

Inherent requirements: 

Lecturer: 

  • A relevant Master's degree in Education with specialisation in the teaching and learning of English Language Education.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at academic conferences or equivalent activities.
  • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication in an accredited journal.
  • Two (2) years' teaching experience in a post-school education environment or in teacher education.

 

Senior Lecturer: 

  • A relevant Doctoral degree in Education with specialisation in English Language Education.
  • Three (3) years' experience of teaching English Language Education modules at university level.
  • Proven experience in the presentation of papers at national scholarly conferences.
  • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
  • An NRF rating or demonstrate potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
  • Proven experience in supervision of graduated Master's and/or Doctoral 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.

 

Required competencies: 

  • Teaching experience in English Language Education.
  • Knowledge of- and the ability to use Learning Management Systems (LMS) for teaching and assessment. 
  • Familiarity with inclusive pedagogic practices and alternative assessment strategies. 
  • Good research skills and writing abilities.
  • Sound interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Good computer literacy skills.

 

Recommendations:  

Lecturer: 

  • A relevant Doctoral degree in Education with specialisation in English Language Education. 
  • Proven research record of relevant publications in the national and/or international accredited journals.
  • Evidence of previous involvement in engaged scholarship.
  • Experience in postgraduate supervision.

 

Assumption of duties: 

As soon as possible.

 

Closing date: 

15 February 2019.

 

Salary:  

The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 3687/ 9161/ 3295/ 3221.

 

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.

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