UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Lecturer, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
29 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2020
Ref
23904
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF PARACLINICAL SCIENCES

PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY SECTION

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training, as applicable to qualification, in Veterinary Pharmacology;
  • The preparation, presentation and review of course material
  • Lectures, seminars and tutorials, student assessment, student support and participating in curriculum improvement and development;
  • Actively  participating  in  departmental  research  programmes  and  service  rendering activities,  including  service  rendering  to  developing  communities  and   continuing education  programmes;
  • Performing administrative and management tasks as delegated by the Head of Department; and
  • Undertake to complete their further studies in the field, if an advanced degree is not already held.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • BVSc-degree or equivalent veterinary degree;
  • Registered (or registrable) as a Veterinarian with the SAVC;
  • Appropriate experience and knowledge of Veterinary Pharmacology.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Computer skills for presentation, word-processing and spreadsheets;
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Lecturing experience in Veterinary  Pharmacology;
  • Employment at an academic institution;
  • Proven track record in research and scientific publications;
  • A postgraduate qualification.

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

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of qualifications;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Names and contact details of peer reviewers (academic and research);
  • Self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE:  14 August 2020

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

ENQUIRIES:  Ms DM Ntlwana Email: dorah.ntlwana@up.ac.za for application-related enquiries, and Prof CJ Botha, Tel: (012) 529 8023 for enquiries relating to the post content

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­31 December 2020, please accept that your application has been 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.

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