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Associate Lecturer - Human Anatomy Health Sciences (4832)



Job Location
South Africa -- Nelson Mandela Bay Metro -- Gqebera

Job Type

20 August 2021

Closing date
03 Sep 2021 23:59

Be responsible for the day-to-day operations, longer term planning and running of the Human Anatomy laboratory at Missionvale campus - Be responsible for the maintenance and renewal of laboratory equipment, instruments and biological materials - Support the faculty in facilitating anatomy teaching in laboratories to Health Sciences students - Be responsible for the receiving, storage and disposal of human tissue for under-graduate and post-graduate teaching activities, research and surgical workshops for the Faculty of Health Sciences - Perform administrative tasks as required

Assist the Head of Department in budgeting for anatomy equipment and supplies
Provide student teaching in the field of Human Gross Anatomy/Histology/Embryology
Demonstrate and provide instruction to Health Sciences students in the proper care and use of laboratory materials and equipment
Oversee the ordering, receipt and care of preserved specimens and the preparation of anatomical specimens
Maintain inventories, place orders, manage receipt and stocking of material, supplies and equipment for the laboratory
Be responsible for the operation, routine maintenance, repair, monitoring and cleaning of all laboratory equipment and supplies
Monitor the production of and ensure the collection, processing and storage of hazardous waste materials and toxic chemicals resulting from laboratory classes is done according to standard
Work with ICT to oversee and maintain the operation of digital devices used in teaching anatomy
Ensure that all laboratory users follow the required ethical standards and codes of conduct at all time in respect of human tissue and anatomical specimens.

Knowledge and application of the National Health Act (No. 61 of 2003) and the Occupational Health & Safety Act (No. 85 of 1993) particularly the use and maintenance of human cadaveric material.
Ability to prepare and care for anatomical specimens for teaching purposes
Experience in the use of blended learning for teaching Human Gross Anatomy/Histology/Embryology

High level of professionalism, ethical standards, discretion, respect and confidentiality
Ability to interact constructively with students to aid in their teaching and learning
Ability to oversee the day-to-day operation of specialized instruments such as the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table
Ability to prioritize and accurately complete tasks to the required standards
Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, excellent time management and organizational skills
No applicant would be allowed to apply and/or would be accepted after the closing date (3 September 2021).

BSc or BTech degree or equivalent majoring in Human Anatomy/Histology/Embryology
Experience and skills
At least two years’ work experience in a Human Anatomy laboratory
At least one years’ teaching experience in Human Anatomy

No applicant would be allowed to apply and/or would be accepted after the closing date (3 September 2021).
Nelson Mandela University reserves the right not to make an appointment. In considering candidates for appointment into the advertised posts, preference will be accorded to persons from a designated group in accordance with the approved Nelson Mandela University Employment Equity Plan.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION e.g. contact person and telephone number, e-mail; etc. must be displayed on CV.
Applications must be accompanied by a cover page on which applicants explain how they meet the requirements of the post.


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