UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine

Expiring today

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
23 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Mar 2021
Ref
24074
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY MEDICINE  

LECTURER (20 HOURS PER WEEK)

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:

  • Teaching and training at both postgraduate and undergraduate level
  • Being actively involved and participating in research;
  • Supervising or co-supervising postgraduate students;
  • Publications in peer-reviewed accredited journals;
  • Performing administrative and academic responsibilities;
  • Practicing COPC (Community Orientated Primary Care) in the defined communities;
  • Offering medical services, and managing a multi-disciplinary team within informal settlements in Pretoria;
  • Working with WBOT (Ward-based Outreach Teams) their team leaders and community health workers to offer primary care;
  • Expanding on an existing community-based service-learning program.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • MBChB and/or MMed degree in Family Medicine with in depth knowledge of Community Orientated Primary Care;
  • Registration with HPCSA as Independent Medical Practitioner;
  • Minimum of one DHET accredited publication

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • The ability to work independently and in a team.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • At least one year of teaching experience/tutoring students in Family Medicine;
  • First author publications are recommended;
  • Published full-length conference papers are recommended;
  • Participation at national and international conferences are recommended;
  • Experience in developing health strategies, and support fundraising.

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 and UMVUZO medical aid schemes.

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 UP Academic 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: 05 March 2021  

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

ENQUIRIES:  Ms FI Mabaso, Tel: (012) 356 3244/ via email fikile.mabaso@up.ac.za  for application-related enquiries, and Dr G Botha, Tel: (012) 012 379 3453 / via email gerhard.botha@up.ac.za  for enquiries relating to the post content.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­31 May 2021, 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 will 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. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials.

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

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