Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting

Job Detail

  • Job ID 177385
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Post Number 8027538
  • Centre Main Campus - Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
  • Enquiries
    Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756 or email: [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at

Job Description

Role Clarification & Key Performance Areas The University of the Western Cape (UWC) enjoys national and international acclaim for its continuing contribution to democratic change in South Africa and for making quality education accessible to all South Africans and developing centres of excellence of national importance. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and supportive Faculty dedicated to teaching and research, as well as to overall student development. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and willing to make a significant contribution to the development of the Faculty. The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that educates the students across academic units including Accounting, Economics, Industrial Psychology (Human Resources Management), Information Systems, Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), Institute for Social Development, Political Studies, School of Business & Finance, School of Government (including Public Administration) and the Academic Literacies Progamme. The Department of Accounting has accreditation with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). The Department offers a three-year undergraduate degree and a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) towards SAICA’s Initial Test of Competence (ITC). The Department also offers an alternative three-year degree in Accounting, which is accredited by the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA). The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas: Facilitate learning and teaching in the Department primarily at postgraduate level in the area of Financial Accounting. Provide academic leadership and administration at subject level. Undertake curriculum development and assessment. Engage in academic administration. Conduct research and publish Undertake undergraduate and postgraduate supervision Participate in community engagement and outreach Contribute to the co-ordination and management of the Department’s teaching and research programmes. Minimum Requirements A CA (SA) qualification and a relevant Master’s degree. Demonstrated experience in facilitating learning and teaching on SAICA accredited Financial Accounting courses. A record of publications, preferably in the field of Financial Accounting Added Advantages: Demonstrated experience in facilitating learning and teaching on SAICA accredited postgraduate Financial Accounting courses. Recognized academic leadership (e.g. subject head, programme coordinator, module coordinator) Extensive practical experience in the development of professional academic courses and programmes in Financial Accounting (e.g. SAICA or an equivalent accreditation). Key Competencies: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Proven ability to work as a senior member of a professional department within a Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. Presentation and facilitation skills. Student focused approach Planning and organising skills Computer literacy and e-learning skills Technical professional knowledge and skills in the discipline and in the core strategic areas, namely learning and teaching, research and scholarship, community engagement as well as professional leadership

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