UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Physiology, Department of Anatomy and Physiology

Location
Pretoria, South Africa
Posted
21 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2022
Ref
24521
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN PHYSIOLOGY (ONE POST)

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 successful candidate will actively participate in the following areas:

  • Teaching and practical training of undergraduate and postgraduate veterinary and veterinary nursing students in Physiology;
  • Postgraduate training and supervision where appropriate;
  • Research and publication in scientific journals;
  • Community engagement – participation and supporting student activities;
  • Administrative and other duties as delegated by the Head of Department; and
  • Academic self-development.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Lecturer:

  • A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • A Masters or equivalent postgraduate degree at the time of appointment or immediate registration for an MSc to be completed within two years of appointment;
  • Registration (or registrable) with the SAVC as a Veterinarian;
  • Two years’ experience post CCS year in  2022; and
  • Evidence of continued professional development or continued education development.

Senior Lecturer:

  • A BVSc or BVMCh degree or equivalent professional veterinary qualification;
  • MSc degree with particular focus on physiology;
  • Registration (or registrable)  with the SAVC as a Veterinarian;
  • Two years’ experience post CCS year in 2022; and
  • At least five full peer reviewed papers in accredited scientific journals as senior or co-author.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Proven knowledge and competence in physiology;
  • Research interest appropriate to the position;
  • Candidates without a PhD: Commitment to obtain a PhD in reasonable time;
  • Good language and communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; and
  • Generic teaching competence including proficiency with presentation, word-processing and spreadsheet software.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Tertiary teaching and mentoring experience;
  • Involvement in research in an appropriate field.

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 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); and
  • A self-evaluation that must address each of the minimum requirements and required competencies above.

NB: Applications that do not include these documents will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 21 June 2022

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

ENQUIRIES: MB Nyathela, Tel (012) 529 – 8541 for application related enquiries, and Prof Joseph Chamunorwa, Tel: (012) 529 8416, for enquiries relating to the post content.

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

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