Lecturer in Critical Thinking

Job Detail

  • Job ID 177495
  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job: IRC86930
  • Centre Johannesburg
  • Enquiries
    Enquiries only: Further information can be obtained from Associate Professor Rodney Genga on [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    External applicants are invited to apply by registering their profiles on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za. Internal employees may apply directly on Oracle Self-Service on the Wits Intranet by selecting “Apply for a Job”.
  • Notes
    Applicants are requested to submit applications online on the iWits recruitment website and not directly to the Director of ADU. To apply: Submit: - a covering letter of motivation, - detailed CV with names, current e-mail addresses and contact numbers of 3 referees, - Certified copies of qualifications, academic transcripts and SA ID (Passport/work visa if not South African)

Job Description

Qualifications and Experience: Applicants must have completed a PhD in English Studies or related fields (e.g. English Literature, Applied English Language Studies, or Linguistics, etc.). The ADU is looking for a candidate with experience in teaching (in face to face and online learning environments, as well as lecturing multiple classes with student numbers of approximately 150), administration, co-ordination, assessment and curriculum development, decolonisation and transformation, especially in courses that emphasise reading, writing development and text-based analysis. Duties: The successful applicant will be expected to design curricula, develop course material, and lecture courses that develop reading and writing skills to enhance critical literacy at undergraduate level in the Faculty. In their teaching, the appointee should be able to draw on a variety of texts and interdisciplinary methods used in literary and textual study. The appointee will also be expected to engage in various academic administration duties, work independently and in a team, as well as oversee a cohort of tutors.

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