Professor / Associate Professor and Executive Head of Department - Anaesthesiology and Critical Care

Location
South Africa
Posted
Apr 19, 2019
Closes
May 10, 2019
Ref
110151
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care

Professor/Associate Professor and Executive Head of Department (Professional equivalent Specialist/Head of a Clinical Department)

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. In partnership with the Western Cape Government, Department of Health, we are seeking someone in this position who will provide vision and leadership to enhance our position as a leading Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Appointment is on the joint establishment of Stellenbosch University and the Western Cape Government, Department of Health, on the conditions of service of Stellenbosch University.

Duties
  • Overall strategic leadership and operational management of the Department, giving expression to its vision of becoming a world-class centre for training, teaching and learning, clinical service, research and innovation in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care;
  • Fostering an inclusive and collegial environment that encourages a high level of performance, communication and teamwork;
  • Operational management of human resources and finances of the Department;
  • Participating in clinical service delivery commitments of the Department, including commuted overtime at Tygerberg Hospital;
  • Overall academic responsibility for teaching and learning, which includes guidance and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care across the faculty's distributed training platform;
  • Overall responsibility for research and innovation which includes leading, mentoring and participating in the design, execution, supervision, publication and translation of research in priority areas;
  • Actively participating in the internationalisation efforts of the University;
  • Contributing to the goals and functioning of the University and the health department through active involvement in the senior management structures of the University and the Western Cape Provincial Government;
  • Expanding and strengthening collaboration with health services, communities and other stakeholders.


Requirements
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care;
  • Registration/compliance with the criteria for registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as Specialist in Anaesthesiology;
  • Proven management experience within an academic environment;
  • Proven expertise and experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, training and supervision in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care;
  • Proven independent research experience with publications and related research outputs;
  • Experience of successful postgraduate supervision (minimum Master's level);
  • Proven management and leadership experience in academic or related environments.


Desirable
  • A doctoral degree or advanced stage of completing a Doctorate in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, for appointment at Professor level;
  • Successful PhD supervision;
  • Success in securing research grants.

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and e-mail address 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 the job content: Prof. JA Volmink on 021 938 9200, or at deanfhs@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Division, Tygerberg Campus on 021 938 9636

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