Lecturer in Nursing

Location
South Africa
Posted
Aug 04, 2019
Closes
Aug 15, 2019
Ref
116291
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Lecturer

(Ref. TGB17/221/0719)

The Department of Nursing and Midwifery at Stellenbosch University aims to offer advanced clinical education programmes in a number of specialty areas. We are committed to facilitating knowledge and skills development of our students to support safe, competent practice of nursing in local and national contexts. The Department seeks to appoint a lecturer in our Clinical Nursing programme, either Emergency (Trauma) or Operating Theatre Nursing.

Duties
  • Providing academic leadership and taking responsibility for the development of nursing education and specialist programmes within the frameworks of Stellenbosch University (SU),
  • Offering relevant contemporary theoretical content (for example: lectures, seminars) for students in the Advanced Emergency (Trauma) or Operating Theatre Nursing programme and wider;
  • Teaching undergraduate students in theoretical and practical aspects in Nursing and various specialist fields within Nursing;
  • Overseeing and participating in the clinical mentoring of emergency (trauma) or operating theatre nursing students during placement in various appropriate healthcare environments;
  • Clinical supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students as required in the Department;
  • Active involvement in the development of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching modules;
  • Participating in the teaching, research and community activities, as well as projects of the Department and Faculty;
  • Rendering clinical services and consultation in relevant areas within the public health sector;
  • Coordinating and involvement in continuous and summative evaluation of students;
  • Participating in nursing related research as well as publication of research findings;
  • Research supervision of students as per allocation in the Department;
  • Managing a departmental portfolio;
  • Academic administration and management.


Requirements
  • Relevant Master's degree in Nursing;
  • Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as an Emergency (Trauma) or Operating Theatre Nurse;
  • Postgraduate qualification in Emergency (Trauma) or Operating Theatre Nursing;
  • Postgraduate diploma/degree in Nursing Education;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy commensurate with research and lecture requirements;
  • Ability to coordinate a clinical programme and do clinical supervision;
  • Ability to cross-teach modules in other programmes, including undergraduate, related to own expertise and/or experience.


Desirable
  • PhD in Nursing;
  • At least two years' teaching experience with undergraduate and postgraduate students;
  • Proven leadership skills;
  • Experience of supervising Master's students;
  • Evidence of publications in accredited journals and/or research niche area.

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. PJ Jordan on 021 938 9036, or at pjordan@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources , Client Service on 021 808 2753