Lecturer – Faculty of Humanities Department Communication Science

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, 205 Nelson Mandela Drive, Park West, 9301 View on Map
  • @University of the Free State posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 23, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary The salary scale is available on request.
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job ID: 4023
  • Centre University of the Free State
  • Enquiries
    051 401 7267/7705/9848 or email [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: http://www.ufs.ac.za/templates/vacancies. Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.
  • Notes
    KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: http://www.ufs.ac.za/templates/vacancies. Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered. Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter; • Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of all academic records; • Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications); • A certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID); • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable); • A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable). • A service record of your current employer / last employer.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities: • Conduct teaching and learning as commensurate with the requirements of the lecturer position. • Conduct research and supervision and publish articles as commensurate with the requirements of the lecturer position • Administer teaching, learning, and research as commensurate with the requirements of the lecturer position. • Participate in engaged scholarship, administration and leadership initiatives commensurate with the requirements of the lecturer position Inherent requirements: Lecturer • A Master’s degree on NQF level 9 in Communication, Media, or related field. • An excellent academic record with a minimum of 65% average mark for the Master’s degree. (Please attach your academic record). Required competencies: • Results Orientated. o The ability to cope with a frequently changing environment and to adapt to evolving situations. o The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations. • Strategic Thinking o The ability to be creative and open-minded when addressing work issues. o The ability to plan work and to follow plans. • Business acumen. o Proficient in using MS Office. • Building coalitions. o The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people. • Leading o The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm. Recommendations: • Registration for a doctoral degree in Communication, Media or related field. • Emerging publication record in accredited journals in communication, media and related fields. • Evidence of conference participation and presentation of papers at academic conferences • Ability to supervise Honours and Masters students to completion. • Experience of student research supervision at any level. • Ability to conduct/manage/publish interdisciplinary research. • Ability to teach in an interdisciplinary context. • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and, the ability to function well in the university’s richly diverse working environment. • Experience in undergraduate teaching. • Member of a national or international scholarly society, association or committee in communication, media or related field • Experience in teaching with electronic content management tools such as Blackboard. Assumption of duties: 1 January 2022

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