Department Communication Sciences
Teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Assist in the development of new modules in the area of intercultural communication, public speaking and rhetoric.
Initiate, conduct and sustain high level research that leads to publication in peer-reviewed academic journals in communication science.
Provide study guidance to postgraduate students.
Participate in community service activities.
Perform academic administrative duties.
Contribute to curriculum development within the faculty.
Duties and responsibilities:
PhD in Communication Science with a focus on intercultural communication, public speaking and rhetoric.
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 demonstrated potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
Proven experience in supervision of postgraduate students.
Proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journal.
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 teaching experience at tertiary level in the field of intercultural communication, public speaking and rhetoric.
Assumption of duties:
As soon possible
18 August 2017
The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 058 7185096/7
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits
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.