Senior Technical Assistant: Veterinary Technologist

University of Pretoria
South Africa
Apr 25, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time

The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Teaching and supervising clinical skills using a hybrid learning approach to undergraduate students from different Departments in the Surgical and Skills Laboratories;
  • Participating in skills assessment and remediation;
  • Updating course content and revising study guides;
  • Maintaining the electronic learning environment;
  • Arranging training schedules with departments and allocating training resources;
  • Performing other academic and research duties;
  • Conducting research at a nationally competitive level;
  • Participating in the School of Healthcare Sciences strategic initiatives relating to teaching, learning and community engagement.

  • A relevant Master's degree in Health Sciences;
  • A qualification in Nursing Education;
  • At least one year of teaching experience in Nursing Education at a Higher Education Institution;
  • Current registration with South African Nursing Council;
  • At least one DHET accredited publication.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal and mentoring skills;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Scientific writing skills.

  • Experience in a clinical environment;
  • A valid driver's licence;
  • A DHET accredited publication must preferably be published in the last two years.

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 here , 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: Mr E Montane, email to: for application-related enquiries, and Prof R Herselman, email to: or call: (012) 356 3293 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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