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Professor / Associate Professor

Employer
Stellenbosch University
Location
South Africa
Closing date
Jan 20, 2022

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Sector
Pharmaceutical, Business Development
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
University and College
Jobseeker Type
Academic (e.g. 'Lecturer')
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Department of Biomedical Sciences

Division: Clinical Anatomy

Professor/Associate Professor and Head of Division

(Ref. TGB02/367/1221)

Stellenbosch University is an inclusive, innovative and future focused institution, a place of discovery and excellence where both staff and students are thought leaders

in advancing knowledge in the service of all stakeholders. We are seeking someone to fill this position who will provide vision and leadership that will enhance our position

as a leading Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS).

The Division of Clinical Anatomy pursues excellence in education, research and social responsiveness within a rapidly changing scientific and technological environment.

We aim to recruit, develop and retain staff that are diverse, committed and enthusiastic. We actively contribute to society to promote health and development. The Division provides a vibrant, respectful and compassionate academic environment in which both staff and students can prosper.

Reporting to the Executive Head: Department of Biomedical Sciences, the incumbent's duties will include, but not be limited to:
  • Being responsible for the formulation and achievement of strategic goals, which include strategic planning and leadership of the Division with respect to its academic

Being responsible for the formulation and achievement of strategic goals, which include strategic planning and leadership of the Division with respect to its academic

offerings, research activities and social impact;
  • Promoting student and faculty engagement and fostering an inclusive culture of learning, research and social impact;
  • Developing, coordinating, evaluating and participating in undergraduate and postgraduate training programme short courses and research activities;
  • Further innovation in learning and teaching (inclusive of simulation and technology), scholarship, continuous development and transformative learning;
  • Increasing the quality and output of research in performing and supervising research in priority areas, as well as expanding and strengthening national and international

Promoting student and faculty engagement and fostering an inclusive culture of learning, research and social impact;

Developing, coordinating, evaluating and participating in undergraduate and postgraduate training programme short courses and research activities;

Further innovation in learning and teaching (inclusive of simulation and technology), scholarship, continuous development and transformative learning;

Increasing the quality and output of research in performing and supervising research in priority areas, as well as expanding and strengthening national and international

collaboration through innovative networking;
  • Managing allocated finances, human resources and physical infrastructure, in accordance with the policies as established by the Departmental Management Committee

Managing allocated finances, human resources and physical infrastructure, in accordance with the policies as established by the Departmental Management Committee

(DMC) and subject to the broad policies of the SU and the FMHS;
  • Managing the SU body donation programme;
  • Representing the Division on departmental structures, or where delegated for this purpose, on FMHS committees/structures through active participation in activities related

Managing the SU body donation programme;

Representing the Division on departmental structures, or where delegated for this purpose, on FMHS committees/structures through active participation in activities related

to managerial and administrative matters by making contributions at all levels (departmental, faculty, University) to committees as well as at international level, where

appropriate;
  • Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities and other stakeholders, locally and internationally.

Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities and other stakeholders, locally and internationally.

  • A Doctorate relevant to the field of Clinical Anatomy;
  • Proven expertise and experience at senior lecturer level in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, training and supervision in a relevant field;
  • Proven ability to provide quality teaching, assessments, evaluation of study material and examples of technological and other applications for promoting independent

A Doctorate relevant to the field of Clinical Anatomy;

Proven expertise and experience at senior lecturer level in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, training and supervision in a relevant field;

Proven ability to provide quality teaching, assessments, evaluation of study material and examples of technological and other applications for promoting independent

learning for under- and postgraduate students;
  • Proven management, networking and leadership experience in academic or related environments;
  • Proven national standing and international recognition as academic and expert in the field of clinical anatomy through active participation in conferences;
  • A track record of proven independent research with publications and related research outputs commensurate with the expected outputs of a professor/associate professor;
  • In-depth knowledge and insight into the laws governing body donation in South Africa.

Proven management, networking and leadership experience in academic or related environments;

Proven national standing and international recognition as academic and expert in the field of clinical anatomy through active participation in conferences;

A track record of proven independent research with publications and related research outputs commensurate with the expected outputs of a professor/associate professor;

In-depth knowledge and insight into the laws governing body donation in South Africa.

  • Experience in blended learning methods and online teaching;
  • Experience in teaching anatomy to small and large groups of students;
  • Successful PhD supervision;
  • Success in securing grants.

Experience in blended learning methods and online teaching;

Experience in teaching anatomy to small and large groups of students;

Successful PhD supervision;

Success in securing grants.

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The University is committed to employment equity (EE), and appointments will be made in line with the EE plan for the specific environment as well as Stellenbosch University's institutional EE Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Apply online by using the Apply Now link at the top right-hand corner of this page.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications and conduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedback be received from the University within six weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.

Enquiries regarding job content: Prof. G Walzl on 021 938 9401, or at gwalzl@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Service Centre on

021 808 2753, or at SUN-E-HR@sun.ac.za
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