UJ – Huge Lecturer Opportunity 2020

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UJ – Lecturer 2020

Recruiter: University of Johannesburg

REF: A/2001101

Advert Details

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Recruiter: University of Johannesburg Updated on: 2020-01-26 00:00:00
Start Date: 2020-01-22 End Date: 2020-02-22
AA/EE: Applicable Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Johannesburg Metropolitan Available: As soon as possible
Category: Academic Offer: Market Related
Reporting To: N/A Positions: 1
Division / Faculty: Humanities Contract Duration:
Department / Sub-Division: Strategic Communication Grade: L
Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Additional Campuses:
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Introduction…

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university anchored in Africa and intent on global excellence and stature. With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and multiple partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice.

Job Specification…

In support of the UJ vision and mission, the UJ Faculty of Humanities is committed to the ideals of human dignity, freedom of expression and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge, in order to advance our understanding of humanity and the pursuit of the social good. As such the faculty is focussed on the sustainability of individuals and society through our reflective and reflexive engagement with the problems of existence experienced by both individuals and society.  This mission is closely aligned with that of the university name, to transform and serve humanity through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge.

The Department of Strategic Communication was established in 2010 as one of three Departments in the School of Communication. It is the only Department of Strategic Communication in Africa, and as such, it is at the forefront of disciplinary and curricular development, also within the global context.

Responsibilities:  

  • Teach, supervise, and promote a culture of innovative learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the field of specialization, especially at the postgraduate level.
  • Promote quality research and research outputs through research supervision and publication.
  • Enhance the public profile of the Department through visible academic citizenship and industry liaison.

 

Minimum Requirements…

  • A Master degree in Strategic Communication or related disciplines.
  • Strong disciplinary grounding in Communication Management/Corporate and/or Marketing Communication, or related field.
  • Evidence of advanced research competence in the form of research outputs and/or professional portfolio; evidence of research and teaching competence.
  • Involvement in postgraduate supervision;
  • Willingness to guide research-based community engagement projects;
  • Established track record of academic citizenship and/or relevant industry experience.
  • Teaching and learning incorporating blended learning and/or online learning pedagogies using digital technologies in an innovative manner are strongly recommended.

Recommendations:

  • A Doctoral degree in Strategic Communication or related disciplines.
  • Excellent academic/professional record
  • Publications in the field of expertise
  • Knowledge and/or experience of digital communication contexts, Web 4.0 and/or content development.
  • Industry experience, recognition and awards
  • Professional accreditation
  • Involvement in professional bodies
  • Desire to establish an academic career path

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Exhibits integrity
  • Articulate communicator
  • Cognitive flexibility
  • Collaborative team orientation
  • Values diversity
  • Individual initiative and self-management
  • Communicates effectively in oral, written, and electronic form
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Efficient time management
  • Relevant technological skills
  • Can balance work and personal needs
  • Works within the confines of outcomes-based management
  • Understands ethical underpinnings of the role and acts accordingly

 

ENQUIRIES REGARDING THE JOB CONTENT:  (HR Business Partner) Ms Lungisa Zihlangu on lungisaz@uj.ac.za

LOGIN AND APPLY ONLINE AT –  http://jobs.uj.ac.za 

Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae, as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees, must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post.  Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal)

If you require technical support/ assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 010 140 3099 or email ujsupport@pnet.co.za

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 21 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Disclaimer

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For more information please visit UJ In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

If you have a criminal record or there are any criminal proceedings pending against you, or if you are aware of any other information that may impact on the University of Johannesburg offering you a job, you are strongly encouraged to make the necessary disclosures during the interview. Please be aware that failure to do so could have serious consequences, including the possibility of termination of service if you are appointed and the information subsequently comes to the attention of the University of Johannesburg.

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