Lecturer – Faculty: The 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 3 weeks 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: 4038
  • 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.
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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 with specialisation in Corporate Communication, Marketing, Leadership or Organisational Communication. • Proven experience in the delivery of poster or oral presentations at conferences or equivalent activities in the areas of Corporate Communication, Marketing, Leadership or Organisational Communication. • Provide evidence of manuscripts produced that have the potential to be converted or submitted for publication in accredited journals. • An excellent academic record (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. o Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and, the ability to function well in the university’s richly diverse working environment. • 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: • Doctoral degree, with specialisation in corporate, marketing, leadership or organisational communication. • Willing to enroll for a doctoral degree at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment. • Emerging publication record in accredited journals in the areas of corporate, marketing, leadership or organisational communication. • Ability to supervise Honours and Master’s 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. • 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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