Lecturer - Design and Technology Education

Employer
University of Pretoria
Location
South Africa
Posted
Apr 11, 2021
Closes
Jul 09, 2021
Ref
165055
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicants will be expected to:
  • Develop, present and co-ordinate undergraduate and postgraduate Design and Technology and other SMTE courses for contact and distance presentation;
  • Use the learning management system to develop and present courses;
  • Present lectures and programs out of town on any day of the week, including after hours and over weekends as required;
  • Mentor students on work integrated learning;
  • Provide a significant contribution to research outputs and postgraduate teaching and supervision.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's degree with specialization in Design and Technology Education;
  • Evidence of teaching experience in Design and Technology Education for example being a demonstrator or tutor or lecturer;
  • Evidence of involvement in research in Design and Technology Education;
  • Evidence of academic administrative experience.


REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
  • Appropriate language, communication, and teaching skills;
  • Highly computer literate;
  • Skill to investigate and implement new technologies;
  • Skill to manage large groups in interactive teaching and learning.


ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
  • Enrolled for a PhD in the field of Design and Technology Education;
  • Research competency: Accepted article/s in accredited journal/s.


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.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:
  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
  • Self-evaluation.


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

ENQUIRIES:

Ms Siza Zitha, Email: siza.zitha@up.ac.za for application-related enquiries, and Prof Ronel Callaghan, Email: ronel.callaghan@up.ac.za for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 July 2021, 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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