The University of South Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) seeks to appoint academics as part of the New Generation of Academics’ Programme (nGAP) in the College of Human Sciences, School of Arts, Department of Art and Music, Sunnyside Campus, Pretoria Lecturer (Art History) (P8) X1 on a permanent full time basis with a contractual obligation to participate successfully in the Staffing South Africa’s Universities’ Framework (SSAUF) Development Programme from 2019 to 2024 Ref: CHS/SJ/2312-2019.
UNISA is the only publicly funded Institution in South Africa dedicated to distance education. In keeping with its mandate as a comprehensive, open and distance learning tertiary institution offering a variety of academic and career-focused programmes, the University is inviting applications for positions in the COLLEGE OF HUMAN SCIENCES.
This position is part of the New Generation of Academic Programme (nGAP) co-funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training. To be considered for a position, applicants must meet all the generic requirements plus the specific requirements as stated per position. If found suitable for appointment, Unisa will offer the applicant a permanent employment contract which emphasises the need to participate successfully in the SSAUF – Development Programme.
DEPARTMENT OF ART AND MUSIC (nGAP) LECTURER (Art History) X1
SUNNYSIDE CAMPUS, PRETORIA
To be eligible for selection for an nGAP post, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Show interest in becoming an academic
- Be 40 years or younger
- Prospective candidates should have achieved an average of 70 % or above in a master’s degree
- Be willing to commit to placement at the appointing university for the full 6 years of the programme
Post-specific requirements for Lecturer:
- Applicable and relevant qualification equivalent to NQF level 9 (e.g. master’s degree) in Art History or related field (SAQA evaluation of foreign qualifications must accompany the application)
- Intention to register for a doctoral degree
- At least 1 year teaching experience (academics) OR 1 year relevant experience (non-academics)
- 2 research output unitsӿ during the previous 5 years OR 1 research output unitӿ during the previous 3 years OR rated by NRF as a researcher (academics) – note that the output criteria will be waived if a Master’s degree was obtained within the last 2 years OR a research reflection or portfolio (non-academics)
- Participation in departmental, school, college and University committees or task teams and voluntary associations (academics) OR participation in workplace committees or task teams and voluntary associations (non-academics)
- ӿ (Accredited output as recognized in the Research Output Policy, 2015 (Government Gazette 38552 of 11 March 2015)).
- Experience of teaching in an ODeL environment
- Involvement or potential to participate in community engagement
- Ability to contribute to the curriculum transformation in Art History
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