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Position Summary

Industry: Education & Training

Job category: Others: Education and Training

Location: Vanderbijlpark

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the advertised appointment level and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.

Introduction

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (VANDERBIJLPARK CAMPUS) FACULTY OF EDUCATION SCHOOL OF PSYCHO-SOCIAL EDUCATION POSITION NUMBER: P000554 VACANCY: SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PEROMNES: A7/A6 EMPLOYMENT TYPE: PERMANENT APPOINTMENT

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Teaching and learning, research and community engagement in the field of Educational Psychology.

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching And Learning - And Supervision
• Conduct teaching in the field of Educational Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
• Initiation and development of subject material.
• National and institutional leadership in teaching and learning.
• Supervision of... Honours, Masters’ and Doctoral students.

Research
• Engage in publications and other research or creative work that are highly commended.
• Conducting of research via research projects.
• Involvement in professional activities related to Educational Psychology.

Community Engagement, Teaching Practice And Administrative/ Leadership Tasks
• Engage in CE via appropriate projects – also linked to the CE activities of the Subject Group.
• Involvement in teaching practice of students.
• Engage in administrative tasks related to the position – and become involved in leadership positions over time.

Minimum Requirements
• A PhD (NQF level 10) in Educational Psychology or Psychology of Education.
• A Professional Teacher’s Qualification in Education (NQF level 7).
• A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Educational Psychology or Psychology of Education practice.

In Addition To The Above

SENIOR LECTURER
• Two accredited publications and one completed higher degree supervision.
• A minimum of two (2) years’ higher education teaching experience.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
• Record of consistent accredited publications and higher degree supervision.
• A minimum of four (4) years’ higher education teaching experience.

ADDED ADVANTAGE(S)
• Psychology 3 at undergraduate level (NQF level 6).
• An honour’s and/or master’s degree (NQF level 8/9) in Educational Psychology or Psychology of Education.
• Accreditation with SACE.
• Professional registration with the HPCSA.
• A minimum of two (2) years’ school teaching experience.

KEY FUNCTIONAL / TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge And Skills)
• Computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), email and internet.
• Knowledge of the appropriate assessment theory and practice to enhance student performance.
• Research outputs.
• A proven commitment to teaching and learning, including a willingness to become involved in students’ educational development and wellbeing.
• Knowledge of modern platforms (e.g. whiteboard technology, eFundi, etc.) to enhance the ongoing changing of the learning and collaboration environment.
• Involvement in the development of and have responsibility for curricula and programs of study (award courses),
• Effective time-management skills.
• Effective communication skills.

Key Behavioural Competencies
• Good interpersonal relations and a client-service orientation.
• The ability to function well individually and as part of a team/subject group.
• Good analytical abilities and innovative thinking, as well as ability to be self-driven.
• The ability to solve problems independently.
• Good planning and organising skills as well as good report writing skills.

REMUNERATION

The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Prof. Johnnie Hay, Tel No: 016 910-3143

ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms. Rouzen Slambert, Tel No: 018 285-2861

CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2024

PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Kindly take note: applications must be submitted online through the official nwu vacancy website.

Incomplete applications and those submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

The University subscribes to and applies the principles of Employment Equity (EE) Act and is committed to transformation. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the EE Act and NWU Employment Equity Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you are not contacted within two months from the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful
Vanderbijlpark South Africa

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