Company Name : Wits School of Education
Job Title : Lecturer
Closing Date : 10th May 2017
Salary : dependent on qualifications and experience
Department : Life Sciences
Website : https://www.wits.ac.za/vacancies/
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Brief Description :
** The Wits School of Education is seeking to appoint a suitable candidate at Lecturer level in the Division of Science Education to contribute the teacher education, postgraduate programmes and research activities.
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** Area of expertise must be in the Life Sciences generally, theories of science education and knowledge of pedagogy for teaching science A working knowledge and experience of the South African school system will be an advantage, as well as evidence of organizational ability and willingness to work in a team.
The successful candidate will play the following roles :
** Participating in teams which design, coordinate and present courses for undergraduate, post-graduate and in-service students; research supervision and participation in research activities.
Qualifications and experience :
The successful applicants must meet the following criteria to be appointed :
** PhD in Life Science or related field
** Capacity to supervise at the tertiary level
** Evidence of an emerging research profile (a publication record would be an advantage)
** A track record of competent teaching in the Life Sciences at school and/or in higher education
** Experience in teaching Natural Science at school level with elementary aspects of physics and/or chemistry would be an added advantage.
** Experience in teacher education is desirable
** A track record in teaching and administratively managing large classes
** Good people skills and ability to work in a team
** Good computer literacy skills
** dependent on qualifications and experience
How To Apply :
** Submit a letter of motivation, detailed CV and the names and contact details of three referees (incl. e-mail addresses)
** Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/”Apply for a job”
** External applicants are invited to apply, by registering profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application.
** The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.
** The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates; including qualifications and credit standing.
** Please note that only applications via the website will be considered for shortlisting.
** Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.
** The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.