Senior Lecturer

Job Detail

  • Qualifications phd
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Job ID: 4170
  • Centre Free State
  • Enquiries
    For enquiries, please feel free to contact me at 051 401 9857 or email at [email protected] or [email protected] Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 9848 /9857 /9810 /9003 for assistance.
  • Where to submit application
    http://www.ufs.ac.za/templates/vacancies
  • Notes
    The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities: • Engage in research supervision of postgraduate students at masters and doctoral levels. • Conduct and publish interdisciplinary research concerning current and relevant aspects of environmental management. • Generate funds for research projects. • Contribute to postgraduate programmes through teaching and curriculum design. • Oversee the development of a new postgraduate qualification in environmental management or closely related discipline. • Engage in knowledge exchange and cooperation with academic institutions within the continent and internationally. • Actively promote engagement with stakeholders in the local community. • Assist in providing service to the faculty and the institution through committee work and related. Inherent requirements: Senior Lecturer: • A PhD on NQF level 10 in Environmental Management. • Proven experience in post-graduate teaching, supervision or mentorship. • Proven experience in the presentation of papers / posters at national scholarly conferences. • Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship. • An NRF rating of Y2 or higher, or the demonstrable ability to obtain an equivalent rating within 12 months. • Proven experience in the supervision of graduated masters’ students. • A proven research record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals. • Proven experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels. • Serve as a member of an international scholarly society or an equivalent international committee of agency. Recommendations: • Demonstrate leadership experience. • Organizational and administrative skills to manage university processes for postgraduate teaching, research and student supervision. • Experience as an invited peer-reviewer for national or international journals. • Experience as external examiner for masters’ students. • Proven ability to manage a research programme and obtain research funding from national sources. • Experience in academic administration at departmental and/or programme level. • Ability to innovate in teaching and research. • Public intellectual profile. Required competencies: • Results oriented: – The ability to set high standards, establish tough goals, and to work to achieve success. – The ability to maintain composure and self-control. • Strategic thinking: – The ability to deal with several activities at a time. – The ability to be creative and open-minded when addressing work issues. – The ability to carefully analyse information and use logic to address issues and problems at work. • Business acumen: – The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations. – Proficient in using MS Office. • Leading: – The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together. • Building coalitions: – The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people. – Proven ability to work independently but also within team context. – Proven ability to build strategic partnerships and networks. – Ability and sensitivity to function in a multicultural and multilingual working context.

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