Professor/Associate Professor (Faculty of Education: Centre For Education Rights & Transformation)

  • Contract
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, Cnr Kingsway & University Roads, Auckland Park, 2092 View on Map
  • @University of Johannesburg posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 23, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Advert reference: uj_000248
  • Centre Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
  • Enquiries
    Enquiries regarding job content: Prof Sarah Gravett (011) 559 5233 Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Ms Glaudina Croukamp at (011) 559 3467
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Job Description

Minimum requirements: · Enthusiasm and passion for social justice in education and critical knowledge production in formal and informal settings. · Sound community and social movement engagement. Minimum Requirements for Professor and Associate Professor: · Applicable PhD/DEd/DPhil degree · Teaching experience at the tertiary level Minimum Requirements for Associate Professor: · Sustained accredited research output (in local and international journals and books/ book chapters) · Experience in research project management · Experience in postgraduate supervision Minimum Requirements for Professor: · Prolific accredited research output (in local and international journals and books/ book chapters) · Experience in doctoral supervision · Extensive experience in research project management and procurement of research funding · NRF rating (or output commensurable with an NRF rating) · A good record in procuring of research funding Competencies and Behavioural Attributes: · Excellent written and verbal English communications skills · Good planning and organizational skills · Good interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to collaborate with colleagues Responsibilities: Recruiting and supervising master’s and doctoral students and post-doctoral research fellows Initiating, applying for funding and managing research projects aligned with the focus of the Centre Playing a significant role in the management of the Faculty journal housed at CERT, Education as Change Liaising closely with the SARCHi Chair in Community, Adult and Worker Education (CAWE) Arrange seminars, colloquiums and symposiums based on the Centre’s research and aims and present at local and international conferences Involvement in teaching at mainly postgraduate level Providing academic leadership within the Faculty of Education and participation in faculty and institutional committee structures when required Staff development and mentoring of researchers and fellows International collaboration and participation in research projects In addition, the candidate may be required to take on the task of managing CERT – thus serve as the director of the Centre. This includes: Overseeing the development and execution of the Centre’s strategic plan in line with the University’s vision, mission and strategic objectives Day to day management of the Centre Administration related to teaching, supervision, research and community engagement. Overseeing quality in relation to the Centre’s core activities Promoting the reputation and standing of the Centre

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