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INTRODUCTION

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL VIROLOGY

PROFESSOR

POST LEVEL 005

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate Virology modules for the Department of Medical Virology;
• Supervising of PhD/MSc/MMed/BSc Honours students in the fields of Virology;
• Publishing in the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) approved journals;
• Applying and securing research grants for national and international projects;
• Updating course content and revising study guides for modules related to Virology;
• Developing and/or maintaining the electronic learning environment;
• Strengthening research activities in the Department of Medical Virology and its affiliated researchcentres and institutes, as well as collaborative transdisciplinary research with other disciplines withinthe Faculty and the University;
• Developing collaborations with local and international researchers
• Participating in the Department of Medical Virology strategic... initiatives relating to teaching, learningand community engagement;
• Performing other academic and research duties as may be delegated by the Line Manager and/or theHead of School

CLOSING DATE: 24 JUNE 2024

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• 28 accredited publications preferred (articles with 60% in ISI journals)
• 7 postgraduate students supervised (minimum 1 Doctorate)
• Conference papers delivered in national and international conferences
• NRF Rating
• Membership of international bodies and/or evidence of conducting reviewer duties for ISI journals
• Evidence of a sustainable research programme
• 9 years’ teaching experience
• Curriculum leadership
• Teaching portfolio compliant with UP criteria
• Community engagement recommended

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):
• Excellent communication skills;
• Excellent scientific writing skills
• Good interpersonal and mentoring skills;
• Excellent attention to detail skills;
• Innovation and critical thinking skills;
• Good understanding of conducting ethical and good quality research projects.
• ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:
• Leadership experience;
• Effective grantsmanship as evidenced by secured international competitive research grant(s);
• Experience in the areas of global health;
• Considerable international experience and exposure or recognition.

SALARY DETAILS

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determinedby UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50%of the applicable monthly premium.

DISCLAIMER

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 September 2024, please accept that your application hasbeen 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.

By applying for this vacancy, the candidates consent to undergo verification of personal credentials and relatedinformation including, but not limited to, qualifications, criminal record, credit record, current and historic disciplinaryproceedings as part of the selection process.

The University of Pretoria reserves the right to not fill the advertised positions
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