LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN PHYSIOLOGY (ONE POST)

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Hatfield, 0002 View on Map
  • @University of Pretoria posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : May 13, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177691
  • 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 and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job ID 24521
  • Centre FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
  • Enquiries
    MB Nyathela, Tel (012) 529 – 8541 for application related enquiries, and Prof Joseph Chamunorwa, Tel: (012) 529 8416, for enquiries relating to the post content.
  • Where to submit application
    FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN PHYSIOLOGY (ONE POST) In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development. RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas: Teaching and practical training of undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students in Physiology; Postgraduate training and supervision where appropriate; Research and publication in scientific journals; Community engagement – participation and supporting student activities; Administrative and other duties as delegated by the Head of Department; and Academic self-development. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Lecturer: A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification; A Masters or equivalent postgraduate degree at the time of appointment or immediate registration for an MSc to be completed within two years of appointment; Registration (or registrable) with the SAVC as a Veterinarian; Two years’ experience post CCS year in 2022; and Evidence of continued professional development or continued education development. Senior Lecturer: A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification; MSc degree with particular focus on physiology; Registration (or registrable) with the SAVC as a Veterinarian; Two years’ experience post CCS year in 2022; and At least five full peer reviewed papers in accredited scientific journals as senior or co-author. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES): Proven knowledge and competence in physiology; Research interest appropriate to the position; Candidates without a PhD: Commitment to obtain a PhD in reasonable time; Good language and communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; and Generic teaching competence including proficiency with presentation, word-processing and spreadsheet software. ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES: Tertiary teaching and mentoring experience; Involvement in research in an appropriate field. 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 and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium. Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: [email protected] 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); and A self-evaluation that must address each of the minimum requirements and required competencies above. NB: Applications that do not include these documents will not be considered.
  • Notes
    No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements. Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 August 2022, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials. The University of Pretoria reserves the right not fill the advertised positions.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas: Teaching and practical training of undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students in Physiology; Postgraduate training and supervision where appropriate; Research and publication in scientific journals; Community engagement – participation and supporting student activities; Administrative and other duties as delegated by the Head of Department; and Academic self-development. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Lecturer: A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification; A Masters or equivalent postgraduate degree at the time of appointment or immediate registration for an MSc to be completed within two years of appointment; Registration (or registrable) with the SAVC as a Veterinarian; Two years’ experience post CCS year in 2022; and Evidence of continued professional development or continued education development. Senior Lecturer: A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification; MSc degree with particular focus on physiology; Registration (or registrable) with the SAVC as a Veterinarian; Two years’ experience post CCS year in 2022; and At least five full peer reviewed papers in accredited scientific journals as senior or co-author. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES): Proven knowledge and competence in physiology; Research interest appropriate to the position; Candidates without a PhD: Commitment to obtain a PhD in reasonable time; Good language and communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; and Generic teaching competence including proficiency with presentation, word-processing and spreadsheet software. ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES: Tertiary teaching and mentoring experience; Involvement in research in an appropriate field.

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