Job Detail

  • Job ID 177543
  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job: IRC86917
  • Centre Johannesburg
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  • Where to submit application
    To apply: Submit a cover letter, a detailed CV (with names, addresses and contact details of three contactable referees), a one (1) page statement of teaching philosophy and certified copies of degrees/diplomas by registering your profile on the Wits i-Recruitment platform located at and submitting your application.
  • Notes
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted within four (4) weeks of the closing date can consider their applications unsuccessful.

Job Description

Requirements for Senior Lecturer level: • A PhD in Insurance and Risk Management • In addition to a PhD, candidates with a Master’s degree with a major in Insurance and Risk Management will be preferred • Demonstrable experience in a research leadership role, including a track record of accredited publications and student research supervision • Demonstrable experience in curriculum development and course administration, together with substantial teaching experience, both at postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Additional requirements for ALL levels: It should be noted that the Division is looking to hire in the core Insurance and Risk Management areas of insurance regulation, economic theory of insurance, risk management, life insurance, health insurance, retirement funding, reinsurance and property and casualty insurance. Therefore, only candidates who have demonstrable track record of having formal academic qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level in insurance and risk management who are capable of teaching in these areas will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with depth of knowledge and proven teaching experience in two or more of these areas. Expectations of successful applicant: • Actively participate in research and supervision of postgraduate students • Design, teach and administer undergraduate and postgraduate courses • Engaged participation in the running of the Division through academic citizenship and administrative activities As Wits is a research-intensive university, appointed staff members will be required to engage in research and to publish in accredited outlets.

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