Lecturer – ENGAGE Programme – EBIT Dean’s Office

  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, 0002 View on Map
  • @University of Pretoria posted 5 days ago
  • Posted : Jan 11, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 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.
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job ID: 24381
  • Centre FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Enquiries
    ENQUIRIES: Mrs E. Greyling contact person. Tel: (012) 420 2100 / [email protected] for application-related enquiries and Dr E. Muller contact person. Tel: (012) 420 4109 / [email protected] for enquiries relating to post content.
  • Where to submit application
    https://upnet.up.ac.za/psc/career/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1
  • Notes
    Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference number. 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.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to teaching and assessment within the modules as one of the lecturers in Professional Orientation (JPO 110 and JPO 120). The primary focus will be on the development and refinement of IT and Information Management skills and practices for entry-level engineering students. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to conduct research and publish in the fields of Engineering Education (focusing on the effective teaching and learning of students in extended degree programmes) and/or Big Data Science. Finally, the successful candidate will help to develop and refine the Professional Orientation curriculum in order to include new technologies and information. Teaching within the module comprises of three formal lectures (with two groups of approximately 100 students) once a week and three interactive discussion/application classes (with the same two groups). The two groups are comprised of students from the nine engineering disciplines offered in the School of Engineering at UP. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • A relevant Master’s degree (e.g. MEng awarded by a university, member of the Washington accord or MSc Informatics/Computer Science) or equivalent qualification; • Three years of teaching experience at a tertiary level. COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES): Proven experience and expertise in at least three of the following: • IT and Information management skills; • Research in Engineering Education/Big Data Science; • Active teaching and learning strategies; • Curriculum and Materials Development; • Online/virtual teaching at a tertiary level. ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES: • Above average IT knowledge and skills; • Background in project management and team work in projects; • Proven interest in support and development of students in extended degree programmes.

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