UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Lecturer Veterinary Pathology, Department of Paraclinical Sciences

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
19 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Feb 2022
Ref
24405
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF PARACLINICAL SCIENCES
PATHOLOGY SECTION
LECTURER

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 post-graduate teaching and experiential training in veterinary pathology, including preparation, presentation and review of course material, lectures, seminars and tutorials,
  • Evaluation of students, student support and participation in curriculum improvement and development
  • Diagnostic necropsy and biopsy duties on a rotational basis
  • Active participation in departmental research programmes
  • Successful publication in national and international journals
  • Service rendering to developing communities and continuing education programmes
  • Administrative and management tasks as delegated by the Head of Department.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A BVSc or BVMCh degree or an equivalent veterinary qualification
  • A MMedVet (Path) degree or an equivalent post graduate qualification in veterinary pathology.
  • Registration with the South African Veterinary Council as a veterinary pathologist or eligibility for registration within 6 months
  • Appropriate experience and knowledge in diagnostic veterinary pathology
  • Computer skills for presentation, word-processing and spread sheets
  • Appropriate language and communication skills.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

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

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Lecturing experience in veterinary pathology.
  • Membership and contribution to pathology organisations.
  • Employment at an academic institution or research facility.

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/UMVUZO 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:  02 February 2022

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

ENQUIRIES: Prof DN Qekwana, (012) 529-8023 / 8239 or Prof EP Mitchell, 012-529-8332.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30 April 2022 , 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.