Lecturer Pathology - Department of Paraclinical Sciences

Location
South Africa
Posted
Sep 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 10, 2019
Ref
119876
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
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:
  • Undergraduate teaching in veterinary pathology and histology;
  • Experiential training in veterinary diagnostic pathology;
  • Preparation, presentation and review of course material;
  • Lectures, seminars and tutorials, evaluation of students, student support and participation in curriculum improvement and development;
  • Diagnostic and biopsy duties on a rotational basis;
  • Active participation in departmental research programmes and service rendering activities, including service rendering to developing communities and continuing education programmes;
  • Administrative and management tasks as delegated by the Head of Department.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • A BVSc or BVMCh degree or an equivalent veterinary qualification;
  • Registered as a veterinarian with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC);
  • MSc or equivalent postgraduate degree in Veterinary Pathology or registered for the specialist MMedVet (Path) degree;
  • Appropriate experience and knowledge in diagnostic veterinary pathology;
  • Computer skills for presentation, word-processing and spread sheets;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
  • Research interest appropriate to the position;
  • Good language and communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
  • Generic teaching competence including proficiency with presentation, word-processing and spreadsheet software.


ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
  • Lecturing experience in veterinary histology and/or pathology;
  • Registered as a specialist veterinary pathologist with the SAVC.


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.

CLOSING DATE: 19 September 2019

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms DM Ntlwana, Tel: (012) 529 8501 for application-related enquiries and contact Prof CJ Botha, (012) 529-8023 / 8239 or Prof NM Duncan, 012-529-8052 for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 December 2019 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 to not fill the advertised positions.

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